Applications and Markets

We connect engineers in all markets to their CAN data

Kvaser’s advanced CAN bus solutions are used by engineers designing and deploying a variety of systems, from cars, trucks and buses, to industrial automation, avionics, marine, medical, military and more.
Find out just some of the ways in which our products are used.
Aerospace

Aerospace

The aerospace industry was relatively quick to recognise the controller area network’s (CAN’s) reliability.

Aerospace
Automotive

Automotive

The Controller Area Network (CAN) protocol was developed for the automotive industry and has since found widespread application elsewhere.

Automotive
Marine

Marine

From small pleasure boats and tugs, to cruise ships, icebreakers and oil rigs, CAN has long been viewed as the communications protocol of choice for many marine electronics systems.

Marine
Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a fast-growing part of the automotive market. Bosch expects that 85 to 90 million cars will be produced worldwide in 2015.

Electric Vehicles
Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation

The industrial automation / control sector has a long history with CAN. Indeed, some of the first users of CAN were not from the automotive industry at all, but from the textile machine manufacturing sector.

Industrial Automation
Defence

Defence

As with civilian vehicles of all types, CAN is pervasive throughout military transportation.

Defence
Medical

Medical

Philips Medical Systems was one of the first medical device manufacturers, if not the first, to decide to use CAN for the internal networking of their X-ray machines.

Medical
Robotics

Robotics

As the most widely used bus architecture in automotive design, the Controller Area Network (CAN) is suited to any control system where a network architecture is needed.

Robotics
Solar

Solar

From solar cars to solar fields, via solar powered telescopes, CAN (Controller Area Network) has been chosen as the communications protocol of choice in a number of solar systems.

Solar
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