News and Events

Kvaser’s March 2020 Software Release

Kvaser's latest software release supports .NET standard and adds further J2534 capabilities Notable changes and additions include: Python canlib package (pycanlib): Among the developments are a new wrapper for the data (canGetHandleData), allowing customers to get information after opening a channel. A bug fix now results in the IO Control returning utf-8 decoded strings instead ... Read More

Using CANlib Visual Studio 2019 C# .NET STANDARD 2.0

The Kvaser C# wrapper for CANlib has been ported to .NET Standard. In this document, I will show you how to enable CANlib in Visual Studio 2019 when creating a C# project using the .NET Standard 2.0 for both “.NET CORE” and “.NET Framework”. This document can also be used when enabling CANlib in an ... Read More

CAN XL: Bridging the bitrate gap between CAN FD and Ethernet

CAN XL is a new standard that is in development by CAN in Automation (CiA), the not-for-profit association that maintains the CANopen and CANopen FD application layers. With the goal of extending CAN FD to handle extra large files (up to 2KB per data field) that are commonly encountered in applications such as radar, microphones, ... Read More

A Fictional Use Case With Kvaser DIN Rail and t programming

In order to create a fictional use case, let us assume that the company we are working for are installing a dangerous machine on the factory floor. The machine is surrounded by a fence with access to the machine through a single gate, see Figure 2. Figure 2: Overview of installation with fence, gate sensor, ... Read More

Sensor ECS counts on Kvaser for reliable CAN solutions

Sensor ECS was founded in 2006 as a specialized distributor for industrial/embedded PC products, focusing on OEM customers within all vertical markets in Scandinavia. The company first became involved in CAN through customers in the forest machinery sector, however it was the requirements of a medical OEM that prompted Sensor ECS to become a Kvaser ... Read More

Kvaser is CHARMed again

Kvaser participated again this year in the Chalmers Student Union’s career fair, known as CHARM, an annual event that matches students with potential employers, thesis partners and/or internship hosts. Engineers from our hardware and software teams were present, as well as members of the sales and logistics teams, offering insight into the company’s strong engineering ... Read More

Japanese show highlights ‘total solution’ value of Kvaser’s partner network

Hosted by Kvaser qualified sales representative Opsoc Inc., Kvaser and technical associates, RA Consulting and Warwick Control Technologies, recently took part in Automotive World Japan. According to Derek Sum, General Manager of Kvaser Hong Kong, the exhibition was ‘one of the best Japanese shows I have participated in for some years’. With the goal of ... Read More