The system use a CAN fieldbus as a distributed control network. One of the nodes is a control unit based on RTLinux. From the desktop PC, and via Internet, the process can be monitored and managed.
The main features of the platform are:
Control Processes under Real-Time. Distributed control
... [More] topology due to the use of CAN fliedbus. Multiplatform desktop interface. 3D representation capability under Blender. [Less]
OrtCAN is set of CAN and CANopen related software components, including LinCAN - Linux character device CAN driver, VCA - versatile/virtual CAN/CANopen API compatible, a firmware base for USB/CAN converter and a local and remote monitoring software.
The project is offshot of original CTU CAN
... [More] related stuff developed in frame of European OCERA project. [Less]