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An Introduction to J1939 and DBC files

This is an introductory guide to understanding and working with J1939 DBC files.  Prerequisites: Have a basic understanding of representing numbers in Hexadecimal format. Understand the concept of serial data communications. CAN Basics web-based training from Kvaser. UNITS 1, 2, and 3 minimum, or equivalent knowledge. Summary The DBC file is an ASCII based translation file ... Read More

Dash Mounted Displays for CAN

In powertrain, chassis or engine development, motorsport applications or other, it is often useful to be able to display live CAN data. With the right combination of software and a rugged, sunlight-readable display, engine parameters such as throttle position, speed, emissions, fluid pressures and temperatures, to chassis-related data such as wheel travel and speed, ride ... Read More

Back to the future of air travel

Kvaser’s resident pilots, Kent Lenartsson and Bryan Hennessy, paid a visit to AirVenture 2019 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin USA in July. With more than 10,000 aircraft in attendance, the international event plays host to every type of aircraft imaginable, including many homebuilt, vintage and sporting machines. Kent and Bryan, who arrived in Bryan’s rare triple tail ... Read More

Faar commercialises robotic vehicle platform for testing autonomous technologies or services

Faar Industry, a French company specialising in embedded systems development that is a Kvaser Technical Associate and Qualified Sales Representative, is now offering what it describes as a “fully autonomous driving platform” that OEMs, research labs and start-ups can use to test and validate their autonomous driving-related technologies or services. The full software and hardware ... Read More