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Arduino-Compatible Microsoft Azure Certified IoT Development Kit with Visual Studio Code Support

This Microsoft Azure Certified IoT DevKit (IOT-AZ3166) is an all-in-one kit optimized for prototyping and developing Internet of Things (IoT) applications leveraging Microsoft Azure services. It supplies an Arduino-compatible board with multiple peripherals such as an OLED display, sensors, hardware debugging chip (ST-Link), and security chip. The project collection offers creative examples for learning and reference, plus [...]

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Host controller with Isolated Classical CAN and CAN FD Interfaces for In-Vehicle Applications

Vecow introduced its EAC-3000 host controller with isolated Classical CAN and CAN FD interfaces, intended for in-vehicle applications, robot control, and automated guided vehicles.Vecow is an American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) company headquartered in Irvine, California, USA. AIS offers in-house electronic and mechanical design, software development, manufacturing, production, and quality control services.The fanless EAC 3000 host [...]

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SAE J1939 Enabled Temperature Scanner Monitor up to 20 Thermocouples and Two RTDs

Axiomatic, a designer and manufacturer of electronic controllers and power management converters, introduced their AX180800 temperature scanner that monitors up to 20 thermocouples and two RTDs. The device features two SAE J1939 interfaces. The channels are independently configurable as Type J, K, B, E, N, R, S or T thermocouples, measuring exhaust, winding, and fluid temperature. All temperature data are [...]

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ESP32 Based CAN Bus, SAE J1939 and NMEA 2000 to Bluetooth Gateway

The following is a follow-up on our post  Controller Area Network (CAN), SAE J1939, NMEA 2000 Wireless Module for IoT and ELD Applications. The CAN Bus, SAE J1939 and NMEA 2000 to Bluetooth Gateway is the first product of a new series of wireless gateways for IoT (Internet of Things), ELD (Electronic Logging Devices), and other applications. At the [...]

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Controller Area Network (CAN), SAE J1939, NMEA 2000 Wireless Module for IoT and ELD Applications

Due to the global shortage of electronic components, we at Copperhill Technologies began rethinking our strategy regarding new developments. Luckily, that change turned out to be a blessing in disguise because the transition from NXP LPC to the ESP32 processor opened the door to more industrial and automotive applications, especially those involving wireless transmissions for [...]

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Thomson Electrak Linear Actuator with SAE J1939 Interface for Railway and Industrial Applications

For many years I maintained the view that the SAE J1939 protocol, specifically its advanced network management capabilities, provides many great features to support any industrial application. SAE J1939 is an ingeniously designed protocol with very little protocol overhead, requiring only a minimal memory footprint that benefits the use of small embedded systems.I am now [...]

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ESP32 – Programming Three Serial Ports (UARTs) Using the Arduino IDE

Due to the global shortage of electronic components, we at Copperhill Technologies had to go through a transition phase from LPC NXP processors (which were still not available at the time of this writing) to the ESP32. Not only does the ESP32 provide improved functionality (including integrated Bluetooth and WiFi for IoT applications) and increased [...]

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Miniature Embedded Cortex-M7 Module for IIot Applications Supports up to Three CAN FD Ports

TQ announced their TQMa117xL system-on-chip (SOC) module to develop space-saving and energy-efficient control systems. The board supports up to three CAN FD interfaces.The module uses the power of the NXP i.MX RT1170 MCU. It comes a compact size of 31 mm x 31 mm (1.2 " x 1.2") and supplies all CPU signals via a total [...]

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module With CAN FD for Automation and IoT Applications

Kontron announced the release of their Pi-Tron CM4 computer with Linux OS, which utilizes the fourth-generation Raspberry Pi compute module with the 1,5-GHz, 64-bit Broadcom BCM2711 chip and four Arm Cortex-A72 processors. The computer’s steel housing allows for universal use, e.g., for automation and IoT (Internet of Things) applications. Depending on the variant, it provides a 1-GiB, 2-GB, [...]

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Multifunctional Education and Development Ecosystem Powered by the Raspberry Pi Pico

Pico Bricks is a multifunctional education and development ecosystem powered by the Raspberry Pi Pico board. Its modular design effectively supports a fool-proof learning environment. Moreover, it has complete flexibility for using nearly all components worldwide. To summarize, it is a Raspberry Pi Pico add-on system for much more reliable and more accessible use.The kit [...]

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