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APIs for standardized Protocols

Dependencies of the different programming interfaces.

For the development of CAN applications, we provide different APIs (Application Programming Interfaces): the PCAN-API from the PCAN-Developer package and the cost-free PCAN-Basic API.

The automotive sector has standardized protocols for communication with control units as well as the exchange of diagnostic data and big data packages via CAN. We have implemented programming interfaces for several standards. They are based on the CAN connection of PCAN-Basic.

The APIs are available free of charge and can be downloaded from our website. They each contain interface DLLs, header files and programming examples for various programming languages, as well as detailed documentation.

Note: The programming interfaces can only be used with PC CAN interfaces from PEAK-System.