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Dual CAN FD Interface Board With Real Time Clock For Raspberry Pi

CAN FD (CAN with Flexible Data-Rate) is an extension to the original CAN Bus (Classic CAN) protocol specified in ISO 11898-1. CAN FD was created to provide gains in bandwidth within automotive and industrial networks. The CAN FD protocol has moved application software closer to "real time" through the reducing delays between instruction and transfer of [...]

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CAN Bus USB Module With Two Isolated High-Speed CAN FD Interfaces

The CAN-USB/400-FD by esd electronics is a USB gateway module with two isolated CAN Fd ports compliant with ISO 11898-2. The module is powered by an ISO 16845:2004 certified esd Advanced CAN Core (esdACC) implemented in an Altera FPGA, and it is capable of managing of up to 100% CAN busload. The interface can transmit and receive [...]

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Dual Channel CAN Bus Interface And Standalone Data Logger For CAN Bus Data Monitoring And Collection

Kvaser’s Memorator data-loggers are an ideal fit for those gathering great amount of CAN Bus data. Kvaser Memorators support Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) offering between 4 GiB to 32 GiB and Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (SDXC) format for upwards of 32 GiB. Compared to a hard-drive, an SD card offers various advantages regarding cost, performance (higher [...]

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Raspberry Pi Based Controller With CAN Bus Interface Serves As IoT Gateway

Kontron (Germany) has released its series of KBox A-330-MX6 host controllers, which can also serve as IoT (Internet-of-Things) gateways. The KBox A-330-MX6 is based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module CM3+ and can, therefore, use the software pool of the Raspberry Pi community. The host controller with IoT gateway functionality comes with an i.MX6 dual-core processor [...]

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Guide To Development And Testing Of Linux Device Drivers

Device drivers run everything that you are interested in, such as disks, monitors, keyboards, modems and everything outside the computer chip and memory. Moreover, the development of device drivers is one of the few areas of programming for the Linux operating system that requires unique, Linux-specific knowledge. For years now, programmers have relied on the classic [...]

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SAE J1939 Network Management And Address Claim Procedure

The following is an excerpt from  A Comprehensible Guide To J1939 by Wilfried Voss. According to SAE J1939/81, network management procedures are used to “collectively manage the network”. The chapters on network management have no logical structure (Again, explaining the function of an automobile, starting with the details of the fuel injection system); they explain the address claim messages first in [...]

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Real-Time CAN Bus Data Recorder With SD Card

As a company selling CAN Bus prototyping and data processing hardware, we check the market frequently for new products, specifically those we might want to add to our product palette. One product that caught our attention was the GCAN-401, offered by Shenyang Guangcheng Technology (China). The GCAN-401 is a CAN Bus data recorder that stores CAN bus [...]

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CAN Bus Interfaces for PC And Industrial Computers Support SAE J1939, CANopen, ARINC 825

The CAN (Controller Area Network) Bus is a well-established standard in the fields of automotive and commercial vehicle industries, machine building industry, medical technology, and aerospace. esd electronics offers a wide range of hardware platforms and bus systems. Drivers with an identical API, BSPs and higher layer protocols like CANopen, SAE J1939 and ARINC 825 are available for Windows, [...]

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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Breakout Board Connects Arduino To iOS Or Android Devices

The Adafruit Bluefruit LE (Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth 4.0) nRF8001 breakout board allows to build an easy to use wireless link between an Arduino and any compatible iOS or Android (4.3+) device.  It works by simulating a UART device beneath the surface, sending ASCII data back and forth between the devices, letting the user determine what [...]

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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Wireless Modules Suitable For High-Speed IoT Devices And Applications

Fujitsu Components America released their FWM7BLZ20B series of Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy wireless modules matching the speed demands of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices and applications.The FWM7BLZ20B series is powered by Nordic Semiconductor's nRF52832 System-on-Chip (SoC). The symbol rate and data rate supports both 1Mbps and enhanced 2Mbps to expedite communication speed with other Bluetooth devices.The series comprises [...]

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