In addition to the traditional AUI (attachment unit interface), CAN XL provides the MICI (medium-independent CAN interface). MICI is the interface between CAN XL SIC transceivers (CiA 610-3) and the CAN XL controllers (CiA 610-1). It supports dataphase bit-rates up to 10 Mbit/s and more.

CiA on social media

CiA provides information on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Youtube. Follow us on your preferred social media. We also have a Wechat channel in Chinese language.

SIG drives and motion control calls for experts

The SIG plans to develop a drive profile based on CiA 402 using 64-bit parameters. This includes also an improvement of the current FSA (finite state automaton). Interested parties should contact CiA office.

All-about automation fairs

In Germany, the all-about automation fairs take place in Essen (Sept. 9 + 10) and in Chemnitz (Sept. 23 + 24). CiA gives speeches about “Migration from CANopen to CANopen FD” in German language.

Construction machines conference

The University of Dresden organizes the “8. Fachtagung Baumaschinentechnik” on October 1 and 2. CiA presents a paper on the future of CAN.

SPS 2020 goes all-virtual

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and other fundamental changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the SPS 2020 will take place only in virtual form as SPS Connect.

Board of directors re-elected

In its first online meeting, the CiA general assembly has re-elected the CiA board of directors (Uwe Koppe, Technical Director; Christian Schlegel, Business Director, and Holger Zeltwanger, Managing Director). The accepted budget for 2020 will be adjusted depending on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

CiA BC and CiA TC

During the online CiA general assembly (GA), the members of the CiA business committee (BC) and the CiA technical committee (TC) have been re-elected. The GA also excluded some companies from the member list due to not paid fees for 2019.

CiA webinar on J1939-22

The 1-hour webinar on July 8 provides an overview on CANopen FD networks using the J1939-22 application layer.

Technology days on CANopen FD

CiA has scheduled two free of charge CANopen FD technology days on July 6 and July 9. The 4-hour online events give an introduction into the new CANopen application layer running on CAN FD networks.