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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

Introducing an ideal pairing for CAN & LIN bus development

K2L’s OptoLyzer® Studio software has been extended to work with the Kvaser Hybrid 2xCAN/LIN interface, among other Kvaser devices. The latest version of K2L-branded OptoLyzer® Studio (OLS V1.7.1) now supports the Kvaser Hybrid 2xCAN/LIN, Kvaser Hybrid Pro 2xCAN/LIN, USBcan Pro 2xHS v2, Leaf Light HS v2, Leaf Pro HS v2 and Leaf Professional LIN, adding ... Read More

High voltage test and measurement specialist joins Kvaser’s TA network

Kvaser AB has signed a Technical Associate (TA) agreement with test and measurement specialist, Klaric GmbH & Co. KG. The Stuttgart-based manufacturer serves the automotive market with a product portfolio that encompasses current, voltage and temperature measurement modules and sensors for high and low voltage applications, as well as the high voltage breakout boxes for ... Read More

Tools to help you work remotely

No doubt like you, our development team is adapting to the current situation by working more from home. Conscious that more of our customers will be tackling CAN development remotely, Kvaser’s support and field application engineers have put together a few suggestions to help keep your CAN projects moving ahead. A license to develop Aside ... Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Using Kvaser’s Virtual Drivers

If you are interested in developing a Controller Area Network (CAN) project from home using tools available to you today, Kvaser and our partners can help. Kvaser’s CAN interfaces and dataloggers work with one universal driver that includes a Virtual CAN Driver. This Virtual CAN driver is used by tools to monitor and transmit CAN ... Read More

CAN, CAN FD, and LIN Network Analysis In One Tool From Warwick

Warwick Control Technologies has released a new version of the powerful network analysis tool X-Analyser (version 3.12.0).  This now provides CAN CAN FD and LIN all in one tool, along with the CAN higher layer protocols SAE J1939, NMEA2000 and CANopen. This is available in a kit which includes the Kvaser Hybrid two-channel interface and ... Read More

FSAE Electric Racecar Team discovers the value of CAN

Promising Formula Student team, Zips Racing Electric (ZRE), is using CAN for the first time this year, upgrading from an analog communication scheme between the pedal sensors, ECU and motor inverter. Kvaser has supplied a free Kvaser Leaf Light R v2 and access to our support team to help develop and debug the CAN network. ... Read More