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

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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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CAN Bus Analysis Software Supports SAE J1939 and CANopen Data Monitoring and Recording

The  CANexplorer 4 by Sontheim is a modular, efficient, intuitive field-bus analyzing software for CAN Bus. It represents years of experience working with complex machine and vehicle CAN Bus networks. The modular structure delivers all critical features for analyzing and logging CAN Bus network traffic, like classic text-based traces, graphs, bar-graphs, LEDs, filters, and triggers. Furthermore, the software [...]

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SAE J1708 To SAE J1939 Gateway for Vehicle Telematics and Fleet Management

The MasterCAN V-Gate module reads messages from an SAE J1587 and SAE J1939 network, filters and merges the data into single SAE J1939 messages, and transfers the processed data via the output CAN Bus interface. The converter is suitable for vehicles and machinery equipped with SAE J1708 (SAE J1587) networks. The device input signals may be: PGNs (Parameter Group Numbers) according [...]

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Free-of-Charge OBD-II Viewer Windows Software and Application Programming Interface (API)

PEAK Systems has announced the revised version 1.2 of its free-of-charge Windows software PCAN-OBD-2, an OBD-II Viewer based on their OBD-2-API (Application Programming Interface). The software allows engineers to develop applications based on the OBD-II (Onboard Diagnostics) communication standard. The Windows software and the API work with all PEAK Systems CAN Bus interfaces. OBD-II is a standard specifying [...]

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Radar Sensor with SAE J1939 Interface for Object Detection and Collision Avoidance

Sick, a provider of factory automation, logistics, and process automation, introduced their RMS1000 radar sensor suitable for object detection and collision avoidance solutions. It features an SAE J1939 interface, and it is compliant with IP67 and IP69. May it be darkness, bright light, heavy rain, snowfall, dense fog, or dusty environments, the sensor detects objects reliably. Due to [...]

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Automotive Ethernet to CAN Bus Converter For Mobile SAE J1939, ISOBUS Applications

Axiomatic Technologies introduced their AX141530, a CAN-to-Ethernet protocol converter to support automation for mobile applications.The module translates CAN Bus 29-bit extended data frame to Automotive Ethernet (100 Mbit/s) and vice versa. It comes with Power, Link, and Speed LED indicators and an IP67 rating, making the product fitting for harsh environments, such as vibration and water resistance. [...]

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Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) for Fleet Management – SAE J1939 And SAE J1708/J1587 Parameters

An electronic logging device (ELD) is electronic hardware that is attached to a commercial motor vehicle engine to record driving hours. The driving hours of commercial drivers (truck and bus drivers) are regulated by a set of rules known as the hours of service (HOS). The Commercial Vehicle Driver Hours of Service Regulations vary in Canada and [...]

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A New Generation of SAE J1939 Gateway, ECU Simulator, and Starter Kit

Like many other businesses, we have to deal with the global shortage of electronic components. For instance, the NXP LPC 17xx processors we used for our SAE J1939 gateways and the starter kit are not available at this time. Even worse, there is no reliable information if/when production resumes. This situation forced us to rethink [...]

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Higher-Layer Protocol Specifications for CAN XL

The new year will see the release of CAN XL and its implementation into new applications. Additionally, CAN in Automation (CiA) will provide higher-layer protocol (HLP) specifications for CAN XL.Since its introduction, CAN XL, the third generation CAN protocol, was developed to interact with TCP/IP networks. The CAN XL protocol provides a layer management service access point [...]

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