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Press Releases from IXXAT Automation GmbH (53 total)

Free Device Description Explorer for CANopen and POWERLINK

IXXAT is pleased to announce the availability of a new tool that enables the user to inspect respectively convert CANopen and POWERLINK device description files conforming to the CiA 306 and CiA 311, as well as the upcoming EPL V2.0 XML specifications. In 2007 CAN in Automation (CiA), the international users’ and manufacturers’ group governing the development of the CANopen specifications introduced a new XML based device description file format as

New Configuration Tool for CANopen

With the new version 1.6 of the CANopen ConfigurationStudio, an extended version of the universal CANopen network configuration tool from IXXAT becomes available. The CANopen ConfigurationStudio 1.6 simplifies the configuration of PDO messages within the "Visual Object Linker" significantly. PDO configuration is performed by simple drag & drop operations, so even users without an in-depth knowledge of fundamental CANopen mechanisms can operate the tool. Further enhancements include a complete redesign of

Mobile CAN Interfaces for USB with Linux Driver Support

Besides PCI and ISA, IXXAT now also supports the well-priced single channel USB-to-CAN compact and the dual channel USB-to-CAN II interface with a layer-2 Linux driver free of charge. This enables the development and the usage of customer specific analysis, configuration and test applications on notebooks and other mobile systems. Due to the common driver interface, an adaptation of existing Linux applications to support the USB interfaces can be made very

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