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 test to system integration and performance analysis.
Use sophisticated trace filtering and node access to monitor, analyze and test all aspects of your network. Simulate nodes that are still under development.
While the other versions of this tool support multiple CAN interfaces, this entry-level utility works only with Peak CAN Bus hardware. Nevertheless, the software offers all basic features required to monitor a CANopen or CANopen FD network or to set the configuration of a device.
The symbolic trace shows all detailed information for SDO accesses: which object (by index and sub-index) at which node was addressed. Multiple read/write windows can be used to access objects in CANopen devices, for example to test a variety of configurations.
CANgineBerry - CANopen Module for Raspberry Pi
The CANgineBerry for CANopen is an active CAN co-processor module that uses a regular UART communication channel towards the host system. With its independent 32-bit microcontroller, the CANgineBerry can easily execute CAN protocols with tough timing demands such as CANcrypt or CANopen with response times of under 10 ms.
Depending on the configuration, the CAN communication can be up and running within 50 ms after power-on, even if the host system takes significantly longer to boot.
Available firmware options at launch include a generic minimal CANopen Manager/Controller and a CANopenIA Device both based on the CANopenIA implementation. Within the next weeks we will also release a CANcrypt version of the popular Lawicel protocol (SLCAN).
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 [...]
e-con Systems, an embedded design product company specializing in System-On-Modules, announced the launch of its eSOMiMX6PLUS System-on-module, which is is based on NXP’s i.MX6 QuadPlus processor family.The eSOMiMX6PLUS is a ready-to-use System-On-Module using Quad Plus or Dual Plus ARM Cortex A9 Processor running up-to speeds of 1.2GHz. This System-On-Module encompasses eMMC Flash whose capacity ranges from 4GB to [...]
Veethree Instruments introduced their Veecan 320, a 3.5" display that provides CAN Bus (SAE J1939), USB, and EIA-232 connectivity. The front panel is IP66-rated, while the back is IP67-rated. This makes this 3.5-inch display suitable for commercial vehicles. The CAN Bus connectable device also provides seven analog inputs, three digital inputs, and four switched outputs. It features an internal [...]
Microchip Technology introduced their CryptoAutomotive In-Vehicle Network (IVN) TrustAnchor/Border Security Device (TA/BSD) development kit. This kit is designed to enable OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to introduce security to networked vehicle systems, starting in areas of priority, without disruption elsewhere. The CryptoAutomotive TA/BSD development kit emulates a secure node in an automotive network and provides system [...]
Scale and Control Inc. (SCI) offers a telematics gateway and a database for fleet management purposes. The gateway is also equipped with a CAN Bus interface.The module offers a dynamic solution for small and large fleet operations. According to SCI, the hardware and software solution will help with reducing maintenance costs. The telematics gateway enables remote [...]
CAN With Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) Devices For Embedded Systems Such As Raspberry Pi, Arduino, And Teensy
Developed by Bosch (Germany), CAN with Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) is an extension to the original CAN Bus protocol as specified in ISO 11898-1 that responds to increased bandwidth requirements in automotive and industrial networks. CAN FD is supported by semiconductor chip manufacturers and end users alike, with Infineon, NXP, Daimler and GM among the [...]
congatec announced the release of their conga-SMX8, a SMARC 2.0 Computer-on-Module based on the 64-bit NXP i.MX8 multi-core ARM processor family. The ARM Cortex-A53/A72 based conga-SMX8 represents the flagship module for embedded computer designs, offering the ARM processor with performance, graphics and numerous embedded features for all kinds of IIoT applications. It offers multi-core computing along [...]
Hilscher announced the release of their netX 90, an addition to its netX family of single-chip network controller ASICs. The netX 90 is the latest connectivity chip for slave devices. The chip addresses the fact that a large proportion of slave devices in use today will have to be replaced and/or updated if cyber risk threats [...]
The Curtis-Wright WM-580 CANBus joystick, available under the Williams Controls product brand, is designed for off-highway vehicles.Williams worked directly with equipment operators on product designs under the supervision of a kinesiologist. The resulting grip and control options are designed to minimize user fatigue and repetitive stress risk, while maximizing comfort, said the company. The input motions are [...]