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CAN Higher Layer Protocols

This page summarizes all other higher layer protocols using CAN.
If no other information are worth to be collected here the links are going directly to other web sites.

  • CAN-MD® proprietary protocol for sensor applications by Dytran Instruments
  • CANopen industrial field bus developed by CiA
  • Devicenet industrial field bus developed by ODVA
  • EnergyBus CANopen and Power in one cable - developed to be used in Light Electric Vehicles
  • ISO 11783 ISO Bus a J1939 flavor for agricultural (tractors!) use
  • ISO 11992 is a CAN based vehicle bus standard by the heavy duty truck industry. It is used for communication between the tractor and one or more trailers. Wikipedia.
  • ISO-TP protocol of ISO 15765-2
  • J1939 the dominating CAN-based higher-layer protocol for trucks and busses, defined by SAE.
  • KEFEX is KEFEX CAN based ?
  • Mil CAN CAN protocol defined by a group of interested companies and government bodies for use in military vehicles.
  • NMEA2000 CAN protocol defined by the US based National Marine Electronics Association
  • OSEK/VDX a joint project of the automotive industry.
  • Plus+1 proprietary CAN Safety Message protocol by Sauer-Danfoss, TÜV Süd (Germany) approved. (CiA article)
  • SDS Smart Distributed System, protocol originally developed by Honeywell
  • UAVCAN is a lightweight protocol designed for reliable communication in aerospace and robotic applications
  • VariCAN CANopen based control system from Elster Kromschröder combines fossil fuels and renewable energy sources thanks to new process
  • VSCP Very Simple Control Protocol
  • Xanbus developed by Xantrex

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