History of CAN technology

CiA updated the page "History of CAN technology". In February of 1986, Robert Bosch introduced the CAN serial bus system at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) congress. It was the hour of birth for one of the most successful network protocols ever. Read more.

CAN lower- and higher-layer protocols

The knowledge pages provide technical information on the CAN data link layer protocols and several CAN physical layer options. CiA updated this page, take a look at it.

J1939 technology day

On April 29, a J1939 technology day in English language takes place. This CiA technology day presents status and future of J1939-based networking. This includes the standardization activities in SAE, ISO, and IEC. You can still register.

CAN XL update webinar

CiA organizes a CAN XL update webinar. The free of charge event takes place on April 13 and is in English language. Anyone can attend, please register here.

SAE J1939 and CAN FD

The SAE J1939-22 document specifying the mapping of J1939 messages to CAN FD data frames has been released. It also includes the Multi-PDU concept originally described in CiA 602-2 and a new transport layer concept.

CiA 110 released

The IG lower layers has published its CAN/CAN FD common mode choke document as Draft Specification Proposal. It specifies requirements and test methods of mechanical and electrical parameters. Members can download it free of charge.

CleANopen CiA 422 on Youtube

At CiA's Youtube channel, a video regarding CiA 422 has been uploaded. CleANopen is the trade name of the CANopen application profile for municipal vehicles. The CiA 422 application profile specifies virtual devices for refuse collecting vehicles.

CANopen in food/beverage industry

In the latest issue of the CAN Newsletter magazine, there's an article about corrosion-protected solutions for the food and beverage industry without stainless steel. In those systems, CANopen frequency inverters are used.

CiA seminars in March

The first CAN and CANopen seminars take place on March 23 and March 24. To increase attendee’s safety in times of the coronavirus, the CAN and CANopen seminars are still scheduled in a web-based format.