ISO 16845-1:2016

ISO has released a new revision of the CAN conformance test plan. This covers the data link layer and the physical signaling of Classical CAN and CAN FD as specified in ISO 11898-1:2015. More info: secretary(at)

CANopen FD PDO mapping

The CiA 402 motion control profile supports 64-byte PDOs. Part 6 specifies the PDO mapping for CAN FD messages. It has been released CiA internally. Comments and questions are welcome: secretary(at)

ISO 11992-1 and -3 review

ISO updates the truck/trailer network standard. New functions such as lane departure monitoring require more bandwidth. The project has just been prolonged until January 2018. Interested parties may contact headquarters(at)

Service robots are coming

CiA cooperates with the JARA association to internationally standardize service robot modules. Interested parties are invited to contact CiA via email: headquarters(at)

CANopen plugfest in Italy

CiA organizes a plugfest in Milan on November 17. CiA members are invited to prove the interoperability of their CANopen products with PLC by B&R. More info: secretary(at)

CiA 404-1 version 2.1.0 released

The CANopen profile for measuring devices and closed-loop controllers has been updated. Some parameters have been re-introduced. More info: secretary(at)

CiA provides ISO WG convener

Now, CiA provides the convener for the ISO TC22 SC31 WG4 (automotive applications) and for the ISO TC22 SC31 WG3 (in-vehicle networks). Read on.

CleANopen published as EN/DIN report

The CiA 422 application profile for refuse collecting vehicles has been released as technical report by CEN (EN 16815) and DIN 30765. >> More details.

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)