Embedded World 2021
2021-03-04 Texas Instruments shows the CAN FD connectable Sitara AM6442 SOC (system on chip) and TMS320F28386D MCU (micro-controller unit) at the digital Embedded World 2021.
MCU and SoC
2021-02-19 Renesas expanded its RA4 series by the 12 RA4M2 MCUs. The company also improved the R-Car V3H automotive SoC performance. All named chips offer CAN connectivity.
2021-01-22 Renesas expanded the 64-bit RZ/G2L group by three entry-level MPU (micro-processor unit) models. Each model offers two CAN FD interfaces.
2021-01-15 At the CES 2021 (Consumer Electronics Show) digital exhibition, Ambarella unveiled CV5, an artificial intelligence (AI) vision processor capable of recording 8 000 video or four 4 000 video streams. It comes with two CAN FD interfaces.
2021-01-08 Espressif (China) has launched the Risc-V-based MCU (micro-controller unit) featuring WLAN and Bluetooth connectivity. The ESP32-C3 chip comes with a CAN module on chip.
CAN SIC transceivers
2020-12-16 The TJA146X CAN SIC transceiver series confirms with the CiA 601-4 version 2.0.0 specification. The chips are intended to be used in CAN FD networks providing more design flexibility regarding topology.
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.