News and Events

Kvaser’s October 2019 Software Release

Kvaser's latest software release supports Python 3 onwards and adds a beta version of SocketCAN. Notable changes and additions include: Python canlib package (pycanlib): New functions have been added, including support for new features in CANlib v5.29. Please note that in line with the Python Software Foundation’s decision to stop support for Python 2, Kvaser will also ... Read More

Kvaser at Testing Expo North America

Meet us in person to see our live demonstration! View our products and meet Kvaser staff at Automotive Testing Expo 2019 in Novi, Michigan between 22nd and 24th October. Visit Kvaser’s sales representatives Accurate Technologies (1000), CSM Products (3000), ECM (8038), New Eagle Consulting (AV231), RA Consulting (8000) and Softing Automotive Electronics (13002) to see ... Read More

Kvaser helps Swedish university race contender on its solar travels

Travelling the 3022 km by road between Darwin and Adelaide, Australia in a car powered by the sun is not for the faint-hearted. Whilst a road trip from the tropical North to the Mediterranean-like South of the island guarantees generous quantities of solar energy, the journey takes in some of the most barren territory on Earth, providing conditions ... Read More

M-Max Rugged Industrial Computers for the Rail Industry

Standard solutions don’t always fit customers’ needs therefore, Like Kvaser, MicroMax Computer Intelligence offers a custom service, in addition to its standard range of industrial computing systems.

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