16 CAN FD interfaces
2021-10-29 Renesas Electronics unveiled an automotive gateway solution with R-Car S4 system on chips (SoCs) and power management ICs (PMICs) for vehicle computers, communication gateways, domain servers, and application servers. 16 CAN FD interfaces are provide...
2021-10-25 NXP Semiconductors announced the ramp-up of its TJA146x CAN signal improvement capability (CAN SIC) transceivers into Changan’s (China) latest vehicle platform.
2021-10-20 CiA (CAN in Automation) members suffer on the limited availability of MCUs (micro-controller unit) with on-chip CAN controllers, especially on those, which are qualified for automotive applications.
2021-09-30 Renesas expanded its 32-bit RA MCU (micro-controller unit) family with the RA4E1 and RA6E1 entry-line groups. It also added the 32-bit RX140 MCUs to its entry-level RX100 series. The chips offer a CAN interface.
All About Automation 2021
2021-09-22 Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS is part of the All About Automation 2021. They present its IP core design solutions including a CAN controller core supporting Classical CAN, CAN FD, and CAN XL.
System on chip
2021-08-19 The multi-protocol Netx 90 SOC (system on chip) from Hilscher has been upgraded with a loadable firmware supporting CANopen higher-layer protocol.
Based on CAN FD MPUs
2021-07-29 Renesas and Syntiant announced the joint development of a voice-controlled solution for image processing in vision AI-based (artificial intelligence) Internet of Things and edge systems.
CAN XL plugfest
2021-07-07 Beginning of July, Bosch, Fraunhofer IPMS, and Vector provided IP cores for the first CAN XL plugfest organized by CAN in Automation (CiA). All nodes used SIC (signal improvement capability) transceivers.
2021-06-28 ST Microelectronics launched the scalable Stellar SR6 P and SR6 G micro-controller unit (MCU) series for modern road-car projects.
2021-05-17 Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its TXZ+ family of micro-controllers. They come with ARM Cortex-M technology and feature CAN.
CAN FD transceiver
2021-05-17 Rohm Semiconductor offers the BD41044FJ-C CAN FD transceiver dedicated for the automotive industry.
2021-05-07 Microchip expanded its Arm Cortex-M7 MCU (micro-controller unit) family for space applications by the SAMRH707 MCU and the SAMRH71 MPU (micro-processor unit).
2021-04-29 Nexperia has announced leadless ESD-protection semiconductors for CAN FD applications. The products are available in leadless packages with side-wettable flanks that enable AOI (automated optical inspection) tools to be used.
Fault-tolerant CAN transceiver
2021-04-07 Maxim Integrated launched the 3,3-V MAX33040E CAN transceiver with integrated overvoltage protection for use in industrial applications.
2021-04-07 Renesas completes the RA6 series of the Arm Cortex M33-based micro-controllers (MCUs) with the RA6M5 group. Each MCU supports two CAN (FD) interfaces.
Multi-channel RGB-LED driver
2021-03-30 Melexis has introduced the MLX81117, its latest multi-channel RGB-LED driver used for light animations in cars. It is the next member of the lighting integrated circuit (IC) series to support the CAN FD based Melibu communication system.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2021-03-10 The evolution of Classical CAN to CAN FD and its standardization within ISO 11898-1:2015 has opened the way for CAN FD applications. Especially, raising the performance of entire machine units with as little effort as possible makes CAN FD an interes...
CAN Newsletter magazine
2021-03-10 CAN FD Light is a network aimed at sensor/actuator communication in automotive and non-automotive applications. The need and the advantages for a lightweight CAN-based network is proven in lighting systems for modern cars.