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CAN Bus Tutorial - A Brief History of CAN

The following is an excerpt from  A Comprehensible Controller Area Network by Wilfried Voss. The idea of Controller Area Network (CAN) was hatched by engineers at the Robert Bosch GmbH in Germany in the early 1980s. They investigated the market for a suitable field-bus technology for use in automobiles that would enable them to add additional functionality. [...]

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CAN Bus Tutorial - What is CAN?

The following is an excerpt from  A Comprehensible Controller Area Network by Wilfried Voss. Controller Area Network (CAN) is a serial network technology that was originally designed for the automotive industry, especially for European cars, but has also become a popular bus in industrial automation and other applications. The CAN bus is primarily used in embedded systems, [...]

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CAN FD To Ethernet Gateway With Linux Operating System

The PCAN-Gateway series from PEAK System supports the transmission of CAN Bus data frames over IP networks. The PCAN-Ethernet Gateway FD DR supports CAN FD in addition to the Classical CAN Bus Standard. Both CAN Bus interfaces are CAN FD compliant with data bit-rates of up to 10 Mbit/s. An AM5716 Sitara processor provides the required performance for [...]

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Testing The SAE J1939 to RS232 & USB Gateway By Copperhill Technologies

In this post, I will demonstrate the test setup of our SAE J1939 to RS232 & USB Gateway. The JCOM.J1939.SER gateway is a high-performance, low-latency, serial vehicle network adapter for SAE J1939 applications. It allows any host device with an RS232 or USB port to monitor SAE J1939 data traffic and communicate with the SAE J1939 vehicle [...]

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Contactless Monitoring Of CAN Bus, SAE J1939, FMS, OBD-II, And SAE J1708 Data Traffic

Copperhill Technologies offers the CANCrocodile product line of contactless CAN Bus monitoring devices for vehicle telematics, GPS tracking systems, and various CAN Bus data frames.The CANCrocodile product line was designed for secure and reliable data reading from any CAN Bus network. The contactless reader is specifically suitable for vehicle telematics, GPS tracking systems and for [...]

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Computer On Module With NXP i.MX 8M Mini CPU Supports Two CAN FD Ports, FreeRTOS, Linux

F&S Elektronik Systeme extended their product line of Picocore modules, which integrate up to two CAN (FD) Bus interfaces.The Picocore MX8M module utilizes the NXP i.MX 8M Mini CPU with one, two, or four ARM Cortex-A53 cores operating at 1.8 GHz plus a Cortex-M4 processor for real-time processing at 400 MHz. The boards use an adapted [...]

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MCUXpresso Software Development Kit (SDK) Incorporates A Free Version Of Micro CANopen FD Library

The latest release of the MCUXpresso software development kit (SDK) from NXP incorporates a free version of the EmSA's (Embedded Systems Academy) Micro CANopen FD library.The MCUXpresso IDE provides embedded development engineers an easy-to-use Eclipse-based development environment for NXP MCUs based on ARM Cortex-M cores, including its general-purpose crossover and Bluetooth-enabled MCUs. The MCUXpresso IDE comes [...]

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A Beginner's Guide to SAE J1939 Embedded Software Development

Introduction Welcome to my beginner's guide! By opening this page, you have entered the first and probably most crucial stage toward developing your SAE J1939 project: Reading. Over the years, I dealt with many newcomers to the J1939 technology, some of them motivated by great product ideas. Others were thrown into a project because they were [...]

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Classical CAN, CAN FD, And LIN Kit Simulates Devices And Networks For SAE J1939, NMEA 2000, CANopen

Warwick Control Technologies has released a development kit that enables users to simulate Classical CAN, CAN FD, and LIN devices and networks. It also supports the simulation of SAE J1939, NMEA 2000, and CANopen devices and networks. The kit comes with the Kvaser Hybrid Pro two-channel interface to test Classical CAN, CAN FD, and LIN systems through [...]

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STM32 Programming - Developing with FreeRTOS, Using Assembly, C/C++

The STM32F103 Arm Microcontroller and Embedded Systems: Using Assembly and C The STM32F103 microcontroller from ST is one of the most widely used ARM microcontrollers, and the blue pill board utilizes the STM32F103 microcontroller.  It comes at a low price, and it is widely available around the world. This book uses the blue pill board to discuss [...]

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