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All-in-one CAN, CAN FD & LIN Simulation Kit

Kvaser Technical Associate, Warwick Control Technologies, has released the CAN CAN FD LIN Simulation Kit, a new package that pairs Warwick Control’s X-Analyser network analysis software with the Kvaser Hybrid Pro for device/network simulation, including SAE J1939, NMEA2000 and CANopen higher layer protocol simulation.  The Kvaser Hybrid’s two channels can be mapped to X-Analyser in…

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.

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…

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…

Product Release: New Mini PCI Express Boards for Real-Time CAN & CAN FD Performance

  Kvaser announces a series of new Mini PCI Express interfaces with extremely low latency designed for real-time environments. Both single- and dual-channel interfaces communicate with the PC over the PCI Express system bus, allowing for excellent real-time performance and 1µs time-stamping. Supports both CAN and CAN FD. Available for sale now. Click through to the…

CAN, LIN and CAN FD are accessible on one device

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Kvaser Hybrid Pro 2xCAN/LIN. You can buy it now, directly from Kvaser or from our trusted network of Qualified Sales Representatives. If you are wondering whether this is the right product for you, contact us for more info. Two Buses, One Device The modern automotive engineer is used to…

Remote Magazine Discusses Both CAN and Ethernet in Industrial Automation with Kvaser’s Research Manager, Kent Lennartsson

Kvaser’s own Research Manager, Kent Lennartsson, has been featured in Remote Magazine! This article focuses on the use of both CAN and Ethernet in industrial automation. Topics covered include: Advantages and disadvantages of both CAN and Ethernet Implications for CAN FD in the industrial process The possibility of CAN and Ethernet in harmony For detailed…