2020-12-02 The Trustanchor100 (TA100) Cryptoautomotive security IC by Microchip supports a secure boot, CAN message authentication, and other built-in security features.
2020-11-18 Microchip Technology announced its PIC18 Q84 family. The micro-controller unit (MCU) series can be used to transmit and receive data through a CAN FD network.
2020-10-29 Renesas introduced four CAN-connectable RA6T1 MCUs (micro-control unit) targeted for motor control applications in smart homes, industrial automation, and building automation.
2020-10-12 Infineon launched the Traveo II body micro-controller family for vehicle electronic systems. The chips offer up to eight CAN FD interfaces.
2020-10-07 Renesas has announced the expansion of its RA6 series of MCUs (micro-controller unit) with nine RA6M4 MCUs. The Arm Cortex-M33-based RA6M4 series comes with advanced security for IoT (Internet of Things) applications.
2020-09-30 Microchip’s Icicle development kit for Polarfire SoC (system-on-chip) FPGAs brings together numerous Mi-V partners to accelerate customer design deployment and commercial adoption across industries. The kit comes wit a CAN connector.
2020-09-28 The MLX81116 is a multi-channel RGB-LED driver used for light animations in cars. The driver is controlled via the CAN FD based Melibu interface with data-phase bit-rates up to 2 Mbit/s.
2020-09-21 Maxim Integrated introduced two transceivers from the Essential Analog series. MAX33012E improves CAN reliability through integrated fault detection and reporting; MAX33072E expands EIA-485 networks with common mode range.
2020-09-21 Silicon intellectual (IP) property provider Cast and developer Fraunhofer IPMS announced CAN XL support for their Classical CAN and CAN FD controller IP core CAN-CTRL. The product is also ISO 26262 certified.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2020-09-11 This article gives an introduction into the signal theory of the energy transmission via a CAN network. Then, some hints for achieving of an improved signal integrity and recommendations for further readings are given.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2020-09-10 Original equipment manufacturers are implementing modern automotive lighting use cases. This article introduces semiconductor technologies from Texas Instruments (TI) impacting headlight, rear light, and other lighting systems.
With toolchain support
2020-07-30 Infineon presented the Motor System ICs family for control of brushed and brushless DC motors. The components provide CAN FD and further automotive communication interfaces.
Open-source IP core
2020-06-09 The Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague has developed an open-source CAN FD core and appropriate development tools. The core complies with ISO 11898-1:2015.
2020-05-25 NXP has released the KW38 micro-controller, which provides a data stream buffer for gateway designs.
ARM Cortex-M core
2020-05-14 Renesas Electronics introduced its first RA micro-controller unit (MCU) with an integrated Bluetooth 5.0. The single-chip RA4W1 MCU includes a 48 MHz, 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 core, and Bluetooth 5.0 core delivered in a 56-pin QFN package.
2020-05-12 Divelbiss, announced the second generation of its P10 PLC on a chip embedded, single chip, programmable logic controller. The second one has similar capabilities and performance as the larger P13 PLC on a chip, but in a LQFP144 package.
Honor Quality Award
2020-04-01 Toyota Hirose plant (Japan) honored Infineon Technologies (Germany) with an award for supplying CAN transceivers.
Precision at nano-Volt level
2020-03-30 Renesas Electronics (Japan) introduced the RX23E-A MCU starter kit for analog evaluation of automation and measurement equipment. Driver IC (integrated circuit) for CAN is mounted on the evaluation board.
For up to +150 °C
2020-03-23 Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the TCAN1044EV-Q1 Grade 0 CAN FD transceiver and the ISO7741E-Q1 Grade 0 digital isolator for reliable communication and protection in (hybrid) electric vehicle systems that exceed +125 °C.