News and Events

Protocol Day Update

‘Enlightening’ and ‘extremely useful’ were a couple of the comments made by attendees of Kvaser’s Protocol Day on 27th January 2014.

Moto GP calls for the Memorator Light

It’s a fact of life that technology that starts out in cars is invariably applied to motorbikes and vice versa, and it is certainly the case for CAN. However, whilst automotive datalogging for road and race applications is well developed, the size and lack of flexibility of most CAN interfaces mean that they haven’t lent themselves to motorbike datalogging, until now.

Electric race car team uses Kvaser Eagle for CAN-controlled memory

Electric RaceAbout (ERA), an engineering project run by Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with the prestigious Institute of Design, Lahti Polytechnic, is using Kvaser’s Eagle CAN interface and datalogger in the Battery Management System of its Electric sports car.

CAN datalogger supports aerodynamics research

Chris Whiteford has started to build an advanced aerodynamic sensing network that, coupled with data from computer models from CFD / wind tunnel and real world testing, will optimise aerofoil positioning on race cars for maximum efficiency, completely automatically. Kvaser’s Memorator CAN datalogger and interface is being used to program the sensing network …

Kvaser puts forward technical proposal that could facilitate a switch to CAN FD

Kvaser presented CAN-EF (Controller Area Network – Enhanced Format) to attendees of the 14th International CAN Conference in Paris, France. CAN-EF proposes an intermediate step between CAN and the new high performance CAN with Flexible Data Rate (CAN-FD) solution that is in the process of being integrated within ISO 11898-1.

Kvaser launches Mini PCI Express CAN board

The Kvaser Mini PCI Express HS is a highly integrated CAN add-on board that adds a single, high speed controller area network (CAN) channel to any standard computer board with mini PCI Express capability.

Go further, faster with the Blackbird v2!

Kvaser announces the BlackBird v2 HS CAN 2.0 to WLAN interface. An upgrade to Kvaser’s original BlackBird CAN to WLAN interface, the BlackBird v2 incorporates a new radio chip that gives it up to 75% better range.

Phytools becomes QSR for Kvaser

Washington, USA-based Phytools has become a Qualified Sales Representative (QSR) for Kvaser.

Kvaser exhibits CAN FD solution at CAN FD Tech Day Europe

Kvaser became the first independent third-party supplier of CAN FD modules to present a solution communicating with a Bosch CAN FD evaluation board at the first CAN FD Technical Day, held in Detroit, Michigan.

Blackbird set-up videos online

Two new video tutorials have been added to Kvaser’s YouTube channel.