You are here

    • You are here:
    • Home > CAN bus

CAN bus

Glossary Index
View Glossary Index

A controller area network (CAN bus) is a vehicle bus standard designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other in applications without a host computer. It is a message-based protocol, designed originally for automotive applications, but is also used in many other contexts. CAN bus is one of five protocols used in the on-board diagnostics (OBD)-II vehicle diagnostics standard. The OBD-II standard has been mandatory for all cars and light trucks sold in the United States since 1996, and the EOBD standard has been mandatory for all petrol vehicles sold in the European Union since 2001 and all diesel vehicles since 2004.


Related Content

MCG-101/Aurora vs Beam, Sailor, Sky Connect

The MCG-101 was designed as an intelligent PBX solution using Iridium to operate as a telephone, Internet portal, GPS device, and SMS terminal. The core of the MCG-101 is a powerful processor with a complete PBX capable of dynamic call functions, and easy customization via a web interface. You can attach equipment or computers via Ethernet, serial, or Industrial CAN bus. The MCG-101 utilizes the latest digital technology which enables the system...
More

Sensors are simple, why are they so complicated to connect?

Sensors all have a basic function of measuring something, and they have to output that data in some computer readable format. This is the point where there are so many options and limitations but I will call them "interfaces". The most popular interfaces are digital, analog voltage, analog current, 1-Wire, RS232, RS485, CAN bus, and Bluetooth/ANT. Some of these interfaces can support multiple sensors per connector by daisy chaining or unique...
More

MCG-101

An intelligent PBX solution using Iridium to operate as a telephone, Internet portal, GPS device and SMS terminal.

The MCG-101 was designed to provide the most powerful and versatile Iridium communications system to offices, remote locations, aircraft, and maritime. The system provides an intelligent solution using the Iridium satellite network to operate as a telephone, internet gateway, intelligent GPS device, send/receive SMS, and attach to other devices through RS232 and ethernet.

The MCG-101 was designed using 100% digital technology. This enables the system to provide clear, true to life audio, and eliminates any internal echo problems. For external interface portions of the system, such an analog POTS telephone, echo cancellation is performed by a hardware echo canceler.

Overall, the MCG-101 is the ultimate Iridium telecommunications system available to fulfill the needs and demands of today’s business, marine, and military needs.

More

GSE Launches MCG-101 - A Single Channel Iridium PBX into the Mining Industry

Global Satellite Engineering (GSE), a leading satellite engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce the launch of its MCG-101, an intelligent Iridium

More
Questions?

Have any questions?

We understand there are problems that can not be solved by a product-in-a-box. If you have special requirements for your project, please contact us and we will provide you with a custom solution tailor-fit to your needs.