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Host controller with Isolated Classical CAN and CAN FD Interfaces for In-Vehicle Applications

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Vecow EAC-3000 Host Controller with CAN and CAN FD Ports

Vecow introduced its EAC-3000 host controller with isolated Classical CAN and CAN FD interfaces, intended for in-vehicle applications, robot control, and automated guided vehicles.

Vecow is an American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) company headquartered in Irvine, California, USA. AIS offers in-house electronic and mechanical design, software development, manufacturing, production, and quality control services.

The fanless EAC 3000 host controller comes with up to two isolated Classical CAN or CAN FD interfaces. Possible applications include rolling stock, commercial vehicles, robotics, and autonomous driving.

The EAC-3000 utilizes the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier platform featuring an 8-core NVIDIA Carmel ARM CPU, a 512-core NVIDIA Volta GPU, and up to 64 GiB LPDDR4x memory. Besides two CAN Bus interfaces, the controller features four USB ports, two serial links, and five 1- Gbit interfaces. The controller has six antennas to support industrial-grade connectivity through M.2 Key E and Key B, supporting 5G/4G/LTE/WiFi/BT/GPS communications. The system supports wall-mounting, and with anti-shock, anti-vibration, and IEC 61373 certified, it is suited for harsh environmental conditions.


  • Compact NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ supports workstation-grade up to 32 TOPS AI performance with rich AI tools and workflows
  • NVIDIA Volta architecture with 512 NVIDIA® CUDA® cores and 64 Tensor cores
  • DC 9V to 50V wide range power input, Ignition Power Control
  • 5 GigE LAN with 4 PoE+, 4 USB 3.0, 2 Digital Display
  • Supports 8 GMSL2 automotive cameras with Fakra-Z
  • 2 Isolated CAN Bus support Flexible Data-rate, 2 COM RS-232/422/485
  • M.2 supports 5G/4G/LTE/WiFi/BT/GPS
  • Support 24/7 secure remote monitoring, control, and OTA deployment empowered by Allxon

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