CiA 401 update webinar

On July 6, a free-of-charge webinar regarding CiA 401 update takes place. This device profile series specifies the CANopen interface for modules with analog and digital inputs and outputs.

Upcoming online seminars in July

On July 7 and July 8 CAN and CANopen online seminars take place. The seminars focus on CAN principles, differences between Classical CAN and CAN FD, possibilities CAN communication offers, as well as basic CANopen principles as specified in CiA 301.

CAN XL plugfest

CiA has scheduled a plugfest for July 6. First CAN XL protocol implementations will be tested on interoperability. Participation is limited to CiA members.

CAN XL introduced

On the 17th iCC, CAN XL was officially introduced. The related CiA 610-1 protocol specification is running through the last quality check and will be released as Draft Specification Proposal (DSP) within the next weeks.

The 17th iCC has just started

The 17th international CAN Conference (iCC) just started. The iCC takes place from June 14 to June 17 as an online event. The motto is “From Classical CAN via CAN FD to CAN XL”.

CAN Newsletter for download

The June issue of the CAN Newsletter magazine is published. The focus is on classic CANopen and CANopen FD. But there are also articles about a CAN decoder tool, an comparison of Classical CAN, CAN FD, and Ethernet as well as other topics.

iCC registration is running

The registration for the 17th international CAN Conference (iCC) is still open. The four half-days online conference introduces CAN XL as well as CAN FD Light and comprises many other interesting topics.

CiA 461 series updated

CiA has released version 2.0.0 for CANopen load cells, scales, and HMI (human machine interface) devices. The four documents are published as draft specification proposals. They introduce functional safety capability compliant with CANopen Safety.

History of CAN technology

CiA updated the page "History of CAN technology". In February of 1986, Robert Bosch introduced the CAN serial bus system at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) congress. It was the hour of birth for one of the most successful network protocols ever. Read more.

CAN lower- and higher-layer protocols

The knowledge pages provide technical information on the CAN data link layer protocols and several CAN physical layer options. CiA updated this page, take a look at it.