CAN Automotion provide services and products for the implementation of distributed, intelligent systems in automotive and industrial automation. Our specialization in CAN-bus provides you with a product range that supplies Windows-based starter kits and a comprehensive text to freely programmable controllers for vehicles and machines. We are providers of system solutions for many different fields of application.
With one of the most comprehensive ranges of hardware and software products for data communication in the industry, engineered and manufactured in Germany, we have earned a worldwide reputation for performance, high quality, product longevity, in-stock delivery, impeccable customer service and technical support.
Design and development of innovative and high-performing solutions are a special capability for which Can Automotion typically supplements its customer’s objectives through all phases of their product life cycle including development of service tools.
We work as system integrators with STW Controllers, Wachendorff Operator Interfaces and SureGrip Controls Joystick bringing together complete systems for mobile machinery, which includes control systems design, wiring, prototyping, programming, testing, debugging and tuning.
GEMAC is our partner for CAN Bus Tester, CAN Observer- tools that will assist machine builders and operators of mobile and industrial plant and machinery 24×7. We also supply Inclination sensors and ASICS from GEMAC.
News & Events
Kvaser introduces e-Learning
2nd May 2018:
Kvaser CAN Protocol Video Tutorial:
Kvaser’s CAN Bus Protocol Video Tutorial is an industry-leading primer on the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus. The original text-only version of this tutorial was viewed by over a half-million engineers, helping a generation of CAN engineers to understand and utilise the CAN Bus protocol. Now, converted into a high-quality video presentation with insightful graphs, illustrations and demonstrations, the eight-part video course sets the standard in CAN training.
The course covers CAN architecture, message structure, error handling, physical layer and more. Watch Video Tutorial
Tackling CAN bus data logging challenge -the Kvaser way
Datalogging from mobile machines is always a challenge. Kvaser Memorator available in a few versions makes it easy to log data with huge micro SD cards which can be read and processed later on. Here’s a quick video on Kvaser Memorator Professional Start up
Kvaser Product Line
11th April 2018
From 1st May 2018 Kvaser products will also be available from CAN Automotion Pty Ltd. Kvaser is a well respected brand name popular in a wide range CAN Interfaces and Data logging tools. Kvaser model makes it easy for OEMs to integrate Kvaser CAN Hardware with their software tools. With IXXAT, JanzTec and Kvaser CAN products we are here to bring you a wide range of CAN and CAN FD products that meet your requirements more precisely. CAN Automotion proudly welcomes Kvaser to join our team and we look forward to offering the best solutions for your applications in Australasia. With Kvaser we have Hardware interfaces for EtherNet, ISA, PCI, PCIe, PCI 104, PC 104, Mini PCI-express, PCMCIA, USB and Wifi. For more information please view
MicroControl with partner ST Microelectronics in Embedded World 2018
10 April 2018
MicroControl and STMicroelectronics, an excellent team providing high performance solutions in industrial automation, control and instrumentation. Read further
New roles and new products from 1st April 2018
HMS acquired IXXAT GmbH in 2013. CAN Automotion Pty Ltd was a Gold Partner and distributor of IXXAT products from 2003 till 2017. From 1st April 2018, we now become Platinum partner of HMS products selling their entire range of products namely: IXXAT, eWon- Netbiter and Anybus.
What can our customers expect from us: CAN Automotion has always taken pride in learning, developing expertise and supporting all our product technically so that customers feel comfortable using our products. We give it our best shot. We have qualified engineers and support team to take you there.
With the change of role as a Platinum partner for the entire HMS product line, we don’t have to worry about just stocking and selling IXXAT and promoting a part of the range, we can sell the entire range of HMS products. In fact a number of customers buy Anybus products from us regularly. There are also a number of HMS products that were brought into the IXXAT range such as CM-CANopen, (for Simatic -S7) and 1SI- CANopen (for Simatic ET 200S) which have been regularly purchased by customers who work with Siemens PLCs.
We have a strong focus on IIoT through our work with STW-TC3/TC3G product line and also JanzTec emIOT products. Now with Beck IPC’s Com.Tom IIoT gateways and also HMS full product line we will have a formidable lineup for IIoT applications. We will be your IIoT one stop shop.
We look forward to working with your applications.
CAN Automotion Demo Kit available for TC3G
At CAN Automotion we have a full function mockup demo for multiple sensor inputs (analog) aggregated through ESX-IOX (a CAN/CANopen slave node) for TC3G to process and make the data available on STW Machine Cloud. We are arranging demonstration for interested clients around Australia to show how easy it is to integrate with your mobile machine which could be a EWP, Waste truck, Hook loader, Skip loader, Agricultural tractor, Milk tanker, Drilling machine etc.
Here’s a video introduction to ESX-TC3G: Video
STW now adds another Controller to the ESX-3.. family
27th Oct 2017
STW engineers have been very busy with adding another member to the ESX-3.. series Host controllers: ESX-3XL with upto 131 I/Os, ESX-3XM and 3CM with upto 58 I/Os and ESX-3CS with upto 30 I/Os. Read more
STW Digitalization, automation and electrification from a single source
27th Oct 2017
If you intend visiting Agritechnica 2017 in Hanover this November make STW stand your first port of call. Here’s an example of STW partnering with DINTEC (their long term partner in France) to develop SymonE a demonstration vehicle which incorporates a number of battery and electric drive and Control technologies that they have brought together in this machine. Read more
JanzTec: embedded IoT Controllers ARM and Intel ATOM based
25th Oct 2017:
JanzTec who is a strong player in the embedded Controller applications has developed a range of ARM and x86 embedded IoT system based on Intel Atom technology; Edge Computing Gateway with GPRS, UMTS and LTE Support of LPWAN technologies like LTE NB-IoT for Industrial IoT solutions; Integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for internal networking applications; GPS positioning for M2M solutions in decentralized environments: Read more
Micro Control Protocol stacks for CANopen, J1939, ProfiNet, EtherCAT
10th Oct 2017: We are pleased to add to our arsenal of Protocol stacks with MicroControl’s range of Industry tested and proven protocol stacks in CANopen (Master/Slave), J1939, ProfiNet (device stack) and EtherCAT (slave). why MicroControl’s protocol stacks are the perfect choice:
They are most reliable.
- As our customer you will make use of MicroControls leading-edge protocol stack. For more than 20 years, MicroControl has actively been working in user organizations. MicroControl’s knowledge aboout basics and trends will give our customers the added value of security. MicroControl’s presence and expertise in the BUS market guarantee central availability of protocol stacks for all current BUS systems.
- They are faster.
Our customizable software components are based on standard elements and sustainably improve transparency and effectivity. Precious time will be saved which will speed up development and production processes and, hence, product placement.
- They are more economical.
MicroControls protocol stacks set free valuable resources. They save time for information and training, reduce sources of errors and facilitate functional control and performance.
- They are optimized for:
– low resource consumption (RAM/Flash)
– quick and easy integration
– various development environments (IDEs)
– requirements of software engineers