With summer, comes the biggest update to the Raptor platform of 2019–Raptor 2019a. Plus, get up-to-date on the latest articles, products, and training opportunities designed to help you take control of your project and overcome mechatronic control system challenges.
Raptor 2019a brings notable updates to the Raptor-Dev, Raptor-Cal and Raptor Test tools. Check out the release notes on our wiki, or skim what’s new below:
- BCM48: CAN queue improvements, EEPROM driver enhancements, added Duty Cycle measurements for frequency inputs
- GCM/ECM196: enhanced Application Monitor functionality, added redundant EEPROM capability, CAN2/3 robustness fixes, added J1939 support
- GCM80: CAN queue improvements, CAN messaging fixes, added J1939 support
- Displays: Updated default EEPROM storage logic, startup display improvements
- Enhanced support for third-party calibration tools
- Fault Manager enhancements
- Improvements to the DBC CAN message blocks
- Transfer-Cals improvements
- Stripchart autoscaling
- Additional settings for compatibility with J1939
- Resolved issues with Fault Manager support for Motohawk ECUs
- Stability and performance enhancements
- Support for multi-bus simulation
- Floating-point simulation precision fixes
- Gateway function tool will now pass through new messages after initialization
- Installer robustness improvements
- Licensing updates
- Improved initial ECU connection time
- Added support for GCM70 and GCM80
- Added additional script actions (Reflash, VerifyRunningSoftware, CANChannelUpdate)
- Fixed enum variable handling
- Custom plugin interface enhancements
- Improved RPG file version migration
- Licensing updates
Inside every new Raptor-Dev release announcement, there’s a link to download the Raptor-Test regression reports that outline all individual regression tests ran on the software, noting whether or not those tests passed. If you’ve ever wondered what regression testing is–let alone, why it’s both useful and necessary for programs–read this helpful article to learn all about it.
Telematics Gateway Unit
This telematics gateway unit is summer 2019’s newest addition to Raptor Telematics product line, manufactured by a global leader in telematics manufacturing. This unit meets automotive quality standards, approved by major US and European OEMs, heavy-duty vehicle manufactures, and agricultural implement suppliers–a capability not found in most rugged embedded controllers!
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