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Kvaser opens Hong Kong office to support Asia Pacific network

Kvaser continues business expansion with a Hong Kong office to support its sales and technical associate network in Asia. Kvaser AB has opened a sales office in Hong Kong to provide enhanced sales support to the company’s partner network in the Asia-Pacific region. The Hong Kong office complements Kvaser’s existing office in Shanghai, China. With ... Read More

IBS Japan Joins Kvaser AB Sales Network

IBS Japan has long supplied the ‘smart factory’, energy and transportation markets in Japan with network connectivity products, such as routers, gateways and switches. By sourcing key technical components largely from outside Japan and collaborating with local systems integrators, IBS Japan caters to applications ranging from automotive Tier 1s to automated factory floors. CEO Ayako ... Read More

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’s CAN bus hardware support now available within Elektrobit’s EB Assist ADTF version 3

Kvaser AB today announced that EB Assist ADTF 3 software now supports Kvaser Controller Area Network (CAN) hardware tools. Developers are from now on able to use any Kvaser CAN interface or datalogger to connect one or multiple CAN bus to a PC or laptop running Assist ADTF 3, a widely-used tool for automated driving ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Kvaser is moving to a “Not For New Design” (NFND) policy on legacy products

As a new, high-value service to our customers, Kvaser is moving to a “Not For New Design” (NFND) policy on legacy products. Summary Kvaser’s NFND policy is a benefit to our users, providing an option for product support over extremely long project lifespans. When a Kvaser product reaches legacy status, it will be designated “Not ... Read More

Kvaser’s wireless CAN bridge makes light work of CAN network connection

Configuration-free wireless CAN bridge achieves predictable latency, without sacrificing stability or range Mölndal, Sweden – 14th December 2018 – Kvaser, a global leader in CAN (Controller Area Network) development, is pleased to introduce the Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS, a high-performance wireless CAN bridge to connect CAN networks. Comprising a preconfigured pair of plug-and-play units, ... Read More

Warwick’s X-Analyser provides unified software environment for CAN, CAN FD & LIN analysis

Kvaser Technical Associate, Warwick Control Technologies, has released a new version of its powerful network analysis software, X-Analyser (version 3.11.0). This now provides CAN, CAN FD and LIN using one tool, along with the higher layer protocols SAE J1939 and CANopen. When purchased with the Kvaser Hybrid or Hybrid Pro interfaces, X-Analyser V 3.11.0 can ... Read More

Supporting CAN FD and the non-ISO version

CAN FD interfaces and data loggers come in two variants: products that implement Bosch's original protocol, which are referred to as ‘non-ISO CAN FD’, and those that comply with ISO standard 11898-2:2015, referred to as ‘CAN FD’. The difference between the protocols is that non-ISO CAN FD has no stuff-bit counter bits in the CAN-frame. ... Read More