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GSM/GPRS/GNSS/Bluetooth HAT for Raspberry Pi, Based on SIM868

This is a handy, low power Raspberry Pi HAT which features multi communication functionalities: GSM, GPRS, GNSS and Bluetooth. It allows your Pi to easily make a telephone call, send messages, connect to wireless Internet, global position, transfer data via Bluetooth, and so on. Features Raspberry Pi connectivity, compatible with Raspberry Pi 2B/3B/3B+/Zero/Zero W Supports SMS, phone call, GPRS, [...]

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Monitoring SAE J1939 Data Using The Raspberry Pi Plus PiCAN2 CAN Bus Interface Board

During the past years, we have received multiple inquiries in regards to creating an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) using the Raspberry Pi in combination with our PiCAN2 CAN Bus interface board, where the PiCAN is being used to monitor SAE J1939 data.The mere monitoring of SAE J1939 data (Parameter Group Numbers - PGN) is fairly easy, [...]

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Isolated CANopen I/O system With Eight Digital Inputs And Eight Digital Outputs

The Hipecs-CIO103 module from Frenzel + Berg (Germany) is a CANopen I/O system with eight digital inputs and eight digital outputs. The CAN Bus network is galvanically isolated. According to the manufacturer, the product’s output technology differs significantly from other I/O modules in the marketplace, since the power drivers of the module can drive up to 2 Amps on [...]

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SAE International Released A New Version Of The J1939 Digital Annex Spreadsheet

SAE International has released a new version of the J1939DA spreadsheet containing Parameter Group Numbers (PGN) and Suspect Parameter (SPN) definitions.The SAE J1939 committee updates the digital annex periodically. The J1939DA supplements the document series specifying the CAN Bus network for use in heavy-duty vehicles. It provides definitions for the physical, the transport, and the application layer. Additional [...]

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Raspberry Pi HAT Provides Eight Channels Of Analog Voltage Measurement For Data Acquisition And Data Logger Systems

Measurement Computing Corporation announced the release of their MCC 118 voltage measurement DAQ HAT for the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi is a single board computer in use today. This growing base of Raspberry Pi users, along with open-source software becoming more industry accepted, is driving growth and making single board computer use more prevalent in professional [...]

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SAE J1939 Compatible Joystick For Heavy-Duty And Off-Road Use

The TRY54 multifunction joystick from Megatron (Germany) was developed for operation of heavy-duty applications. It was designed for up to 10 million movement cycles. According to Megatron, the handling minimizes the risk of operating errors, and, due to its installation depth of less than 60 mm, the joystick can be integrated into construction machines or forklifts, where space [...]

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Release of CANopen Magic Lite Version - CANopen Monitor, Analyzer, And Simulator

In a cooperation with Peak-System, the Embedded Systems Academy (EmSA) has launched the Lite Version of their CANopen Magic monitoring and analyzing tool.CANopen Magic is a versatile software tool to monitor, analyze, trace, configure, simulate and test CANopen and CANopen FD networks and devices. It contains functions for the entire lifetime of a CANopen network: from development and [...]

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Smarc 2.0 Computer-on-Module With NXP ARM Cortex-A72 Processor Supports Two CAN Bus Ports

Congatec (Germany) introduced their conga-SMX8, the company’s first Smarc 2.0 Computer-on-Module. It was designed for Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications as well as for embedded control systems.These Smarc 2.0 modules with NXP i.MX8 processors, hardware-based virtualization, and resource partitioning are also applicable for stationary and mobile industrial applications including real-time robotics and motion controls. Since the modules support an [...]

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Arduino Technical Reference And Handbook For Technicians, Engineers, And Makers

Rather than yet another project-based workbook, Arduino: A Technical Reference is a reference and handbook that thoroughly describes the electrical and performance aspects of an Arduino board and its software. This book brings together in one place all the information you need to get something done with Arduino. It will save you from endless web searches [...]

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4-Inch Single-Board Computer (SBC) With 6th/7th Generation Intel Core i-S Series Processor

AAEON, a manufacturer of embedded computer systems, introduced their EPIC-KBS9, a 4” SBC built to accommodate 65 W Intel Core-i socket-type processors. Fitted with these CPUs, the board is designed with a focus on data encryption, video streaming, and advanced machine vision applications. In addition, the EPIC-KBS9 offers two SODIMM sockets which enable a 32G dual-channel memory [...]

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