J1939 encoders and inclinometers

CiA calls for experts, who like to specify J1939 Parameter Groups for encoders and tilt sensors similar to PDOs in CiA 406 resp. CiA 410. For more details please contact secretary(at)can-cia.org for more details.

CANopen foot-pedal profile

CiA 401-2 specifies joysticks and mentions that foot-pedals can be regarded as 1D-joysticks. But no detailed and clear PDO specification is provided. Proposals are welcome secretary(at)can-cia.org for more details.

New CAN XL task force

The Special Interest Group CAN XL is going to establish a task force (TF) on higher-layer functions. Interested parties may indicate their interest by email secretary(at)can-cia.org.

Joint CiA stand in Singapore

CiA organizes a joint stand for its members at Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific 2019 (October 22 to 24). CiA members interested to participate may contact publications(at)can-cia.org for more details.

New CiA members

In the first month, several companies joined the nonprofit CAN in Automation (CiA) international users’ and manufacturers’ group. See the complete membership roster.

IG profiles inaugurated

CiA has established the Interest Group (IG) profiles, which coordinates and manages the Special Interest Groups (SIG) specifying CiA profiles for CANopen and CANopen FD.

Next generation CAN protocol

CiA has inaugurated a Special Interest Group, which will develop the next generation CAN protocol with payloads up to 2 KiB. For more details see the related CiA press release.

CANopen Lift profile updated

CiA has introduced the version 2.3 of the CiA 417 CANopen application profile series. For more details see the article in the CAN Newsletter Online.

New version of CiA 422 series

CiA has released the version 2.1 of the CANopen application profile for refuse collecting vehicles, also known as CleANopen. For more details see the article in the CAN Newsletter Online.

CANopen FD - The art of embedded networking

First CANopen FD devices were exhibited at the SPS IPC Drives 2018. CiA made some progress in CANopen FD specifications, which will continue next year. CiA has made a video explaining briefly the benefits of CANopen FD.