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CAN FD Light for robust, reliable lighting applications

The CAN in Automation (CiA) association has established the CAN FD Light Special Interest Group with the goal of serving sensor/actuator and LED networking in automotive applications.

New bite-size video series gives practical insight into CAN

With real world examples, common practices, and an in-depth look at DBC files, this video series gives a real-world insight into CAN.

BroadR-Reach vs. CAN FD – A Comparison

What is BroadR-Reach and how is it used? BroadR-Reach is an ethernet physical layer standard that allows for more cost-effective applications in automobile computing, extending the range of twisted-pair connections without significant sacrifices to speed and connectivity. One of the most prominent uses of BroadR-Reach is in advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). ADAS tasks are broken…

New white paper discusses ways to maximise CAN’s efficiency in next generation vehicles


Lars Berno Fredriksson, president of Kvaser AB and chairman of the J1939 Next Generation Task Force, has published a white paper discussing a technique for multiplexing CAN with another protocol to meet the high-speed, high data volumes required by next generation heavy duty vehicles.  This white paper is based on a presentation that was made…

CAN FD technology day in Prague

Kvaser Technical Associate Miroslav Macháček from Mach Systems s.r.o. will be speaking at CAN in Automation’s CAN FD day in Prague on 11th October 2018. His presentation, entitled ‘A Practical Bandwidth Comparison of CAN/CAN FD and Ethernet’, is part of a comprehensive introduction into CAN FD that is free for attendees – click here for…

Kvaser Shares CAN FD Possibilities With Design News

It’s no secret that here at Kvaser, we’re excited about the possibilities that CAN FD is enabling in the automotive industry, with its increased data loads, faster response time and higher performance capabilities. Recently, our own Director of Marketing, Jesse Paliotto, penned an article to share our enthusiasm with the readers of Design News, a…

CANopen FD software at the ready

The latest release of Embedded Systems Academy’s (EmSA) CANopen Magic software now supports both CANopen and CANopen FD.

Kvaser’s CAN FD IP plays important role at 15th iCC event

In addition to Kvaser, Microchip, K2L and Janz Tec all used CAN FD (Flexible Data Rate) IP that has been designed in-house by Kvaser’s hardware development team.

Kvaser launches CAN FD capable dual channel programmable interface

Like the USBcan Light 2xHS, the USBcan Pro 2xHS v2 features the sleek, ergonomically designed housing that Kvaser products are renowned for and comes with galvanic isolation as standard.

CAN FD and programmability: Kvaser updates its market-leading Leaf CAN interfaces

Kvaser announces two new additions to its well-known Kvaser Leaf CAN to USB interface family, the Kvaser Leaf Pro HS v2 and Kvaser Leaf Pro HS v2 OBDII. This evolution of the Leaf family brings programmability to user’s fingertips, as well as CAN with Flexible Data-Rate