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Webinar: CAN Datalogging with Accurate Technologies

Editor's note: This event has already passed. If you would like to know about future webinars, you can create a MyKvaser account, or if you already have one, you can go to your settings and sign up for our monthly newsletter here where we share case studies, event schedules, and updates about our products. Learn how to use the ... Read More

Simulating an Electric Vehicle Charging Station: Battery Show Demo Walkthrough

Bryan Hennessy, Kvaser Technical Partner Manager, and Amir Rezaei, Senior Control Systems Engineer at Pi Innovo, created a Combined Charging System demonstrator for The Battery Show, North America. The system highlighted Pi Innovo’s Combined Charging System and Open ECU to implement the charging protocol, while Kvaser’s DIN Rail products and t program scripting language were ... Read More

Studying the efficacy of face masks involves CAN

A cough aerosol simulator that uses CAN as the primary communication protocol is being used to study how well face masks and face shields block cough aerosols.

Hexadecimal and Binary Numbering Systems

Understanding hexadecimal (hex) and binary is all about understanding numbering systems, or number bases. Here’s an overview, with a few links to explore.

Comparing CAN interface transfer delays

Testing four different types of Kvaser CAN interfaces in order to compare the difference in transfer delay between interface types.

Kvaser’s June 2020 Software Release

Kvaser's latest software release supports Linux 5.6 kernel. Notable changes and additions include: Python canlib package (pycanlib): Support has been dropped for v2.7, v3.4 and v3.5, but added for v3.7 and v3.8. Kvaser Drivers for Windows SDK (canlib): This release fixes a bug that made programs fail when run on a computer with older CANlib drivers installed. ... Read More

A CAN test system for accident reconstruction & road testing

A test system for use in operational road tests and accident reconstructions created by automotive forensic analysis experts at Advanced Analysis Associates, Inc.and Automotive Systems Analysis, Inc., is detailed in a paper entitled “A Multi-Purpose Vehicle Test Instrument with MCC DASYLab Graphics and Kvaser CAN Interfaces” that can be found here. Explains co-author, Bill Rosenbluth: ... Read More

CAN Signal Analysis with Spreadsheets and Kvaser’s CanKing SAE J1939 Example

A few of the customers I’ve worked with over the last few years have indicated a need to analyze a limited number of CAN signals within an SAE J1939 data stream. Although Kvaser has many partner companies that offer plenty of powerful choices for CAN analysis software, it is sometimes desirable to graph a signal ... Read More

Applying a J1939 DBC file and building a simple test script in CanKing

In the previous post I introduced some of the free software downloads from Kvaser, and gave an example of how to use some of these tools for learning about CAN, and for CAN development and test projects while at home. There is no specific hardware required for this, just a computer. The primary software tools ... Read More