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Embedded Application ECU For Telematic And Diagnostic Tasks With Up to Four CAN Bus Ports

Sontheim Industrie Elektronik (SiE) introduced its Comhawk xt telemetry module series for networking and data processing, which meets the latest technological standards. The connectivity and data management module is a member of the company’s Comhawk product family. Equipped with a Cortex A9 single/dual core processor and a storage capacity of up to 1 GiB RAM 64 GiB [...]

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IoT Enabled Single Board Computer With Arm Cortex-A53 i.MX 8 Processor

iBASE Technology, a manufacturer of industrial PCs and embedded computing systems, announced the release of their IBR210 3.5-inch single-board computer (SBC) featuring NXP’s dual or quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 i.MX 8 processors in 1.3GHz and 1.5GHz CPU frequencies. The board is suitable for applications such as multiple signage displays at airports, train and bus stations, and shopping [...]

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SAE J1939 Communication Profile For Collision Detection And Avoidance Systems

The ISO 21815-2 technical specification, under development by the international ISO standardization body, defines the SAE-J1939-based communication interface for collision detection and avoidance systems. The growing adoption of hazard detection systems and avoidance technology safely supports machine operators in the field of mining and construction. Furthermore, there are demands to set standards for machines and systems able [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - Topology and Communication Features

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.The following information has been compiled with the best of intentions. However, as I have pointed out frequently, a fair and complete comparison of Industrial Ethernet Protocols is challenging.Furthermore, specifications and organizational features may have changed since the time of this writing.I have [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - Topology and Communication Features

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.The following information has been compiled with the best of intentions. However, as I have pointed out frequently, a fair and complete comparison of Industrial Ethernet Protocols is challenging.Furthermore, specifications and organizational features may have changed since the time of this writing.I have [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - Organizational Features

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.The following information has been compiled with the best of intentions. However, as I have pointed out frequently, a fair and complete comparison of Industrial Ethernet Protocols is challenging.Furthermore, specifications and organizational features may have changed since the time of this writing.I have [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - Comparison of Industrial Ethernet Protocols

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.To quote a part of this book’s description: The topic of Industrial Ethernet remains confusing for the outsider, and even technology experts are similarly puzzled by the wide-ranging and obscure collection of competing systems. Adding to the confusion is the fact that a fair classification of [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - Technology and Performance Features

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.The following information has been compiled with the best of intentions. However, as I have pointed out frequently, a fair and complete comparison of Industrial Ethernet Protocols is challenging.Furthermore, specifications and organizational features may have changed since the time of this writing.I have [...]

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IoT-Ready Computer-On-Module With Two CAN Bus Ports And Linux Operating System

The TS-4100 by Technologic Systems is a low power, high-performance Computer-on-Module powered by the NXP i.MX 6UltraLite ARM® Cortex®-A7 core that is running at up to 695 MHz clock frequency. The standard power consumption is approximately 300 mW with up to 1 GB RAM, 4 GB eMMC flash, 32 bit programmable off-load engine, microSD with UHS support (up to [...]

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Industrial Ethernet Guide - The openSAFETY Protocol

The following is part of  A Comprehensible Guide to Industrial Ethernet by Wilfried Voss.openSAFETY is the first open und bus-independent standard for all Industrial Ethernet solutions. It is certified according to IEC 61508 and meets the requirements of SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 3 applications. The protocol has been approved by national IEC committees, and it has been released for international [...]

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