CiA 602-2 released

The mapping of J1939 messages to CAN FD frames is specified in the recently released CiA 602-2 document. It also references to other higher-layer protocols mapped to CAN FD frames. More info: headquarters(at)

CANopen item detection profile

CiA has released internally the CiA 462 CANopen profile for item detection devices. Such products are used mainly in mobile machines. They include also “smart” 2D and 3D optical cameras. More info: secretary(at)

ISO 11898-1:2015

ISO has published the new edition of the CAN data link layer standard. It comprises the Classical CAN and the CAN FD protocol.

CiA 417 update released

The CANopen SIG Lift has updated the CiA 417 specifications and released the CiA 814 implementation guideline for the boot-loader.

CiA 402-4 released

Version 1.0.0 of the CiA 402-4 profile for safety functionality of drives and motion control has been released as Draft Standard Proposal. It is available for CiA members.

IEC 61800-7-201/301:2015

IEC has published the second edition of the IEC 61800-7 series, which contains the CiA 402 CANopen drives and motion control profile (-201/-301).

China seminar tour

The 2nd CiA China seminar tour has been started successfully in Xi'an with ZLG as partner. About 80 participants attented the first event.

CAN time-stamping

CiA has established the Interest Group (IG) "CAN time-stamping" standardizing the time capturing of CAN messages and its usage. For more details please contact us (secretary(at)

CiA at SPS IPC Drives 2015

As usual CiA exhibits in Nuremberg at the SPS IPC Drives tradeshow (November 24 to 26). The CiA booth is in hall 2/201, where you can meet the CiA staff. For more information please contact Julia Dallhammer (marketing(at)

IEC 61851-1 with CANopen annex

The IEC 61851-1 electric vehicle conductive charging system standard contains in its annex a CANopen profile not authorized by CiA. Interested parties may contact CiA by email (standardization(at)