CANopen Gateways in the Internet of Things
The CANopen/Ethernet Gateway specification 309 „Interfacing CANopen with TCP/IP“ becomes more and more important in the Internet of things. As its name suggests CiA-309 defines functionalities to access CANopen networks and devices from Ethernet networks. The first version which has been already defined in 2004 was only used in niche applications but starting from 2012 when the specification was updated, CiA-309-gateways have been in use in a broad range of applications and several products are now available as hardware or software. Especially with the internet of things more applications are opened up for the CANopen gateways CiA-309 now.
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