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Gateway Controller With UART Interface Embeds Non-CANopen Systems Into CANopen Networks

The CO401GW2-BBD by frenzel & berg electronic is a small-size plug-in module based on the single-chip controller CO401GW2. This module comes with an onboard CAN transceiver, allowing immediate connection to the CAN bus without further components. The CO401GW2 gateway controller provides a gateway to a virtual I/O-area in the CANopen-system. The external access is accomplished via a [...]

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Arduino Breakout Board Connects Classic CAN Bus and CAN FD Networks

Many users involved with CAN Bus programming (and exploring the extended capabilities of CAN FD) may not be aware that Classic CAN Bus and CAN FD are excluding each other due to compatibility issues. For more detailed information, see our post CAN FD On A Legacy CAN Bus Network Is Not A Good Idea Due To [...]

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RobotDyn - Data Logger Shield For Arduino - Development Resources

To mention it upfront, we don't sell the data logger shield for the Arduino. As a matter of fact, I bought this board out of pure curiosity, because it fits and complements our Arduino-Based ECU Development Board With Dual CAN Bus Interface. This combination bares the potential for creating a low-price CAN Bus data logger.I was [...]

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CAN Bus Router Connects Classic CAN And CAN FD Networks And Operates As A CAN Bus Recorder

PEAK-System Technik has extended its product range with its programmable PCAN-Router Pro FD, which connects the data traffic of up to six CAN FD or classic CAN Bus networks. The routing from CAN Bus to CAN FD or vice versa enables the integration of new CAN FD applications into existing CAN 2.0 systems.Note: Classic CAN Bus [...]

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Tablet PC For In-Vehicle Networks Supports CAN Bus - SAE J1939 And Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces For IoT Applications

The X7R from Waysion Technology (China) is a 7-inch tablet PC designed to operate within truck in-cab and other applications within harsh environments.A CAN Bus interface maintains data communications via an extension cable, and it supports the 29-bit CAN-identifier. If required, the SAE J1939 higher-layer protocol can be implemented using an additional converter. The device receives data from CAN [...]

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C Programming For The Internet-Of-Things (IoT) Under Linux

Applying C is the book you need if you are programming for Single Board Computers (SBCs) that operate under Linux, or if you perform any coding in C that interacts with the hardware. As there is not the right name for this body of knowledge, it is not easy to find a single source for [...]

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Control Unit With Two CAN Bus Ports Supports CoDeSys Programming

Epec has released the Ec44 control unit, representing a new member of the Epec product. The controller comes in a new enclosure and a 46-pin Leavyseal connector with lever locking.  The controller has a powerful 32-bit processor and large internal memory for application and parameters, two CAN Bus ports, Codesys 3.5 programming, and 16 inputs and outputs. The [...]

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Vehicle Computer Architectures Help Improving Diesel Engine Performance And Lifetime Costs

Engineers are leaving no stone unturned in their unceasing drive to improve fuel economy, leveraging electronics, monitoring airflow, and using data from outside the vehicle. Computer architectures are being revised to simplify controls and decrease sensor counts, helping keep costs in line. Computers continuously monitor and control the engine, transmission, after-treatment systems, and more. Powerful devices [...]

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The Difference Between SAE J1939 And CAN Bus - The Extended CAN Bus Protocol

The following is an excerpt from  A Comprehensible Controller Area Network by Wilfried Voss. The standard CAN message frame uses an 11-bit message identifier (CAN 2.0A), which is sufficient for the use in regular automobiles and any industrial application, however, not necessarily for off-road vehicles.The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Truck and Bus Control and Communications Subcommittee [...]

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Practical Experiences Of Creating Autonomous Vehicle Systems Written For A General Computing And Engineering Audience

This book is the first technical summary of autonomous vehicles written for a global computing and engineering audience. The authors share their working experiences of creating autonomous vehicle (AV) systems. AV systems are complex, and they consist of three principal subsystems:Algorithms for localization, perception, and planning and control; Client systems, such as the robotics operating system [...]

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