Machine on wheels
2020-07-31 The two companies have agreed on a strategic partnership with the aim of further opening up the market for mobile machinery. This includes joint developments of sensors.
Digital output options added
2020-06-24 MTS Sensors announced the expansion of its MH Threaded externally installed magnetostrictive linear position sensors. CAN digital output formats including CANopen and J1939 were added.
2020-06-18 The 6D inertial sensor unit of Honeywell's Tars (transportation attitude reference system) series enables simultaneous acquisition of rotation rate, acceleration, and tilt data for heavy-duty, off-highway, or other special vehicles.
2020-06-10 VIA Technologies announced the integration of AI-powered accident prevention and behavior monitoring features into its VIA Mobile360 D700 AI dash cam which supports CAN.
Up to 14-bit resolution
2020-05-28 The CANopen-connectible TBN/TRN-S4 magnetic encoder series by TWK Elektronik (Germany) received the SIL 2 (safety integrity level) certification by TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association).
GNSS-aided measurement system
2020-05-13 The GNSS-aided inertial system ADMA from Genesys (Germany) was developed specifically for vehicle dynamics testing and ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) evaluation in the automotive industries.
2020-04-17 Paul Herm. Seckendorf (Germany) produces the Proaxis electronic hoist cylinders integrating drive amplifiers with CANopen connectivity.
Up to 600 bar
2020-04-09 L'Essor Français Electronique (EFE) specializes on pressure transducers. The PDS22C sensor supports the CiA 404 CANopen device profile for measurement equipment.
2020-04-01 TR-Electronic (Germany) introduced the CR_582 CANopen solution with two encoders in the space for one 58‑mm industrial encoder. Here, the safety concept is realized using the redundancy principle.
SIL 2 / PL d
2020-03-30 Wika (Germany) offers the ELMS1 control system to protect cranes against overload. The system with CANopen-connectivity combines safety electronics, software, and safety force transducers.
2020-03-26 The CAN-capable 3D TOF (time of flight) sensor system from Sensotek (Germany) ensures that persons securely pass a gate area. The CiA-member (CAN in Automation) company currently develops a CANopen-based solution.
2020-03-20 For years, Kuebler has been offering a portfolio of rotary encoders, draw-wire encoders, inclinometers, and slip rings suitable for transmitting loads, signals, and data. The company now also offers its sensors with the SAE J1939 interface.
With CANopen Safety
2020-03-19 TWK (Germany) offers the NBN66 inclinometer. It is able to measure the current alignment (i.e. inclination or angular position) as well as the rotating speed of three axes (x, y, z).
CAN Newsletter magazine
2020-03-02 An IMU embeds several sensors on the same physical device. Combined sensor data tailored for a certain application is available on a CAN interface. This unburdens the CAN network from additional traffic and allows a simpler network design.
Gases, liquids, digital pressure
2020-02-06 Bronkhorst High-Tech announced the availability of a CANopen interface on their flow meters and controllers for gases and liquids, as well as their digital pressure controllers.
512 sensing points
2020-01-31 CSM (Germany) introduced the HV DTemp system. It acquires temperatures at up to 512 points and provides the values via CAN. The system is designed for development of high-voltage (HV) batteries used e.g. in electric vehicles.
For mobile machines
2020-01-20 The JD series sensors from ifm Electronic (Germany) measure inclinations in harsh environments and provide the data via a CANopen interface. The company also offers the CANwireless gateway allowing a Wifi or a Bluetooth connection to the CAN network ...
2020-01-16 IMC (Germany) offers the modular platform Cronos-XT for data acquisition. Modules for Classical CAN and CAN FD connectivity are provided.
2019-11-28 The TM1 series of position sensors by Novotechnik provide CANopen or J1939 interface options. They are dedicated for the pressure range of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.