Service robots are coming

CiA cooperates with the JARA association to internationally standardize service robot modules. Interested parties are invited to contact CiA via email: headquarters(at)

CANopen plugfest in Italy

CiA organizes a plugfest in Milan on November 17. CiA members are invited to prove the interoperability of their CANopen products with PLC by B&R. More info: secretary(at)

CiA 404-1 version 2.1.0 released

The CANopen profile for measuring devices and closed-loop controllers has been updated. Some parameters have been re-introduced. More info: secretary(at)

CiA provides ISO WG convener

Now, CiA provides the convener for the ISO TC22 SC31 WG4 (automotive applications) and for the ISO TC22 SC31 WG3 (in-vehicle networks). Read on.

CleANopen published as EN/DIN report

The CiA 422 application profile for refuse collecting vehicles has been released as technical report by CEN (EN 16815) and DIN 30765. >> More details.

CiA 602-2 released

The mapping of J1939 messages to CAN FD frames is specified in the recently released CiA 602-2 document. It also references to other higher-layer protocols mapped to CAN FD frames. More info: headquarters(at)

CANopen item detection profile

CiA has released internally the CiA 462 CANopen profile for item detection devices. Such products are used mainly in mobile machines. They include also “smart” 2D and 3D optical cameras. More info: secretary(at)

ISO 11898-1:2015

ISO has published the new edition of the CAN data link layer standard. It comprises the Classical CAN and the CAN FD protocol.

CiA 417 update released

The CANopen SIG Lift has updated the CiA 417 specifications and released the CiA 814 implementation guideline for the boot-loader.

CiA 402-4 released

Version 1.0.0 of the CiA 402-4 profile for safety functionality of drives and motion control has been released as Draft Standard Proposal. It is available for CiA members.