2020-12-02 this article, Patrice Flot from CMR, considers further sensor technology in the wake of the increasing specification of gas engines for power generation. Those sensors provide measurement data to the engine via CAN.
Electric firefighting truck
2020-10-19 Rosenbauer (Austria) presented the worldwide first fully-electric firefighting vehicle on a serial chassis. The add-on equipment is interconnected via a CAN-based system.
2020-09-23 Rosenbauer presented the L27A-XS 3.0 aerial ladder with XS technology. The control system of the ladder comes with up to five CAN networks and enables equipping with latest floodlight and camera systems, for example.
2020-07-15 With electrified vehicles, terms and designations such as ‘retrofit’ are coming up and not everyone is familiar with them. STW explains the terminology. J1939 also plays a role in this.
2020-06-16 Vetter (Germany) provides in its Smartfork sub-system CANopen interfaces for connecting sensors.
2020-05-20 The TEM Group (Switzerland) developed the Mytem Smarthome solution comprising wired and wirelessly interconnected devices. All wired devices are networked via CAN.
2020-05-14 Schmersal (Germany) offers the Smart Safety solution allowing to send safety sensor data to the cloud. On the fieldbus-level, the collected sensor data can be sent to the PLC (programmable logic controller) via CANopen.
2020-04-30 To reduce the risk of accidents and equipment damage in quarries, mines, and construction sites, VIA is showcased the VIA Mobile360 AI Mining Safety Kit at the Conexpo-CON/AGG. Dynamic moving object detection is realized via CAN.
2020-04-21 Industrial Access (Romania), a rental company for construction machinery, has equipped 110 CAN-based machines with the Genie Lift Connect telematics solution by Terex.
2020-04-21 The German company C. Miesen has equipped its ambulances with a CAN network. It links the add-on devices, especially the keypads.
2020-04-01 The Boxer-8110AI fanless embedded box PC from Aaeon is deployed to power automated service robots, helping to reduce person-to-person contact during the corona pandemic. It uses two embedded CAN networks.
2020-04-01 The robots by UVD robots (Denmark) are deployed in hospitals to disinfect rooms and equipment such as patient beds. They use embedded CAN networks.
2020-03-24 Within one week engineers by Siemens and Aucma (China) made a normal mobile robot able to disinfect rooms and equipment against the novel coronavirus.
2020-03-18 The new virus goes around the world. CAN is not the right medicine against it, but CAN networks are used in medical equipment helping indirectly in the fight against the Covid-19 disease.
Place for two persons
2020-03-17 Genie S-80 J telescopic boom lift model from Genie (a brand of Terex) integrates a CAN-based control system. This lift model allows to work at the heights of up to 24,4 m (80 feet).
2020-02-18 Isobus is a CAN-based solution standardized in the ISO 11783 series. It finds a great acceptance in agricultural applications. This article informs about current Isobus-related developments.
On the roadshow
2020-02-12 Doll Fahrzeugbau manufactures heavy-duty vehicles such as the Panther low-bed, Vario semi low-loader or Vario trailer. The CAN-based Doll Tronic is used as a remote-control system.
2019-12-17 Thyssenkrupp use the G3 HMI operator panels from Red Lion for their transport crawlers. The engine of the crawler uses J1939.
Drive power module
2019-11-20 Borgwarner has announced a first project in China using its Integrated Drive Module (iDM). This product integrates power electronics with the transmission system and communicates via CAN.