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CAN XL Technology
CAN MOVES INTO 10 MBIT/S DOMAIN
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Just a few years after the market launch of CAN FD, a new CAN variant, CAN XL, is on the start – sometimes viewed with a little suspicion. In fact, CAN XL owes less to the marketing strategy of electronics suppliers than it does to the dynamic development in automotive electronics over the last few years. In particular, the advent of automotive Ethernet with IP technologies is changing some things fundamentally. Currently, service-oriented communication is establishing itself in the vehicle parallel to signal-based communication. In this context, CAN XL provides the basis for efficient cooperation between IP technology and classic, signal-based communication. With data transmission speeds of up to 10 Mbit/s, it closes the gap between CAN FD and 100 Mbit Ethernet (100BASE-T1).
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Technical Articles by Our Experts for CAN and Ethernet
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How CAN XL Interacts With Classical CAN, CAN FD and Various CAN Transceiver-Technologies
The interaction between CAN, CAN FD and CAN XL has some important boundary conditions. Not only the specific CAN protocol but also the applied transceiver technology must be considered.
Read further details prepared for you by our like:
- Compatibility using CAN (FD) High Speed Transceivers and CAN SIC Transceivers
- Compatibility using a CAN SIC XL Transceiver
This E-Learning module is intended for all those who want to gain a better understanding of CAN communication technology. It is also ideal for all those who plan to participate in Vector training courses of the VectorAcademy.
37 free learning units lead you step by step to a better understanding of CAN technology.
Higher Layer Protocols
In addition to the CAN standard ISO 11898, there are a whole series of other protocols that can be set up on CAN or used with CAN. This also shows the manifold application possibilities of CAN in different application domains and industries.
|J1939||Standard for networking and communication in the commercial vehicle. The focal point of the application is the networking of the power train.|
|CANopen||CAN protocol that defines communication and device functions for CAN-based systems. CANopen is a standardized network architecture used in industries such as railway, medical, industrial, agriculture, heavy truck & bus, marine, off-highway, factory automation, aerospace.|
|ISO 11783||CAN-based communication on open networks for mobile use in the agricultural sector. ISO 11783 is a multimaster network based on CAN, whose protocol is harmonized with J1939.|
|XCP||Measurement and Calibration Protocol for optimal parameterization of ECUs|
CAN FD SIC Transceiver
What is a CAN FD SIC Transceiver?
This technology provides features for building complex network topologies at higher communication bit rates.
With just a few sentences we have summarized the most important for you.
Wake-Up Pattern in CAN/CAN FD Networks
Revised Wake-Up Pattern
With the ISO11898-2: 2016 specification, the wake-up pattern for classic CAN and especially for CAN FD networks has been revised: The new wake-up Pattern is significantly more robust than its predecessor from ISO 11898-5: 2007.
Our short article compares the wake-up patterns of the two ISO documents and describes how to create an appropriate wake-up pattern.
Do you have technical questions and are looking for suitable answers? Our KnowledgeBase provides the most important!
Benefit from these most popular technical articles and conference papers:
IP Concepts with CAN XL - Transformation of SOME/IP towards SOME/CAN
Transformational change in automotive communication systems (2/2)
August 2020 in Hanser automotive
CAN XL provides the basis for seamless cooperation with Ethernet
Transformational change in automotive communication systems (1/2)
July 2020 in Hanser automotive
Automated analysis for vehicle communication
March 2017 in CAN in Automation ICC Paper
CAN tools – then and now
March 2017 in CAN Newsletter
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Eye diagram analysis for CAN FD - Fast identification of poor signal quality
December 2016 in CAN Newsletter
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New communication paradigms in automotive networking - Ethernet and CAN FD are the new trailblazers
August 2015 in Automobil Elektronik
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Secure communication for CAN FD
November 2014 in CAN Newsletter
CAN FD: Fast measurement and reprogramming
September 2014 in CAN Newsletter
CAN gets even better - Ways to transition from classic CAN to the improved CAN FD
April 2013 in Elektronik automotive
January 2021, duration 55 min.
February 2018, duration 45 min.
November 2017, duration 45 min.
January 2013, duration 50 min.
July 2020, duration 18 min.
Courses CAN / CAN FD
Our CAN-based courses offer different contents:
- pure technical basics, details and correlations for CAN
- or CAN from the point of view of an application with our products, e.g. CANoe or CANalyzer
Choose what suits you best!
Products for CAN
No matter in which application area you use our products, you benefit from these advantages:
- Practice-proven CAN products and competent services based on Vector’s many years of experience in automotive networking
- Support of the improved CAN protocol CAN FD
- Universal tool chain makes it easy to integrate new technologies in existing vehicle architectures