Version 4.1, part of Release 2018b, includes the following enhancements:

  • CAN FD Message Logging and Replay Blocks: Log CAN FD messages from vehicle test runs to a file, and replay logged data as input to a Simulink model
  • Code Generation Support for CAN FD Blocks: Deploy models using CAN FD blocks as stand-alone executables, and use CAN FD Pack and CAN FD Unpack blocks with embedded targets
  • MDF channelList Function: Search an MDF file to find specific channels
  • MDF File Import Performance: Open MDF files significantly faster than in prior releases
  • Hardware Support: Connect to PEAK-System hardware on Linux platform and to Kvaser Hybrid hardware on Windows platform

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.0, part of Release 2018a, includes the following enhancements:

  • CAN FD Protocol: Send and receive messages with Simulink using the CAN FD protocol
  • XCP Protocol: Communicate with ECUs from Simulink using XCP over UDP, or from MATLAB using XCP over UDP and TCP
  • ​XCP Protocol: Tune characteristics and read/write values with computation method scaling in MATLAB
  • ​MDF: Read entire file content in a single function call
  • Linux Platform Support: Encode and decode CAN or CAN FD messages and communicate on virtual channels on Linux
  • Hardware Support: Connect to additional Vector CAN interface devices

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 3.4, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • CAN FD Protocol: Send and receive messages with MATLAB using the CAN FD protocol
  • ​MDF Datastore: Work with large MDF file collections that might not fit in memory
  • Simulink Bus Objects​: Simplify Simulink block diagrams by choosing Simulink Bus Signals when configuring CAN blocks
  • ​Hardware Support: Connect to additional National Instruments USB CAN interface devices

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 3.3, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Virtual Channels: Emulate CAN bus communication without hardware
  • Timetable Formatted CAN Messages and Signals: Receive and import data in timetables, and convert existing message objects to timetables
  • J1939 Parameter Group and CAN Signal Import Functions​: Import third-party log files directly into J1939 parameter groups and CAN signal timetables

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 3.2, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Measurement Data Format (MDF) File Support: Import data and attachments stored in MDF files

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Version 3.1, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • 64-bit Hardware Support:  Access and analyze data acquired from National Instruments NI-XNET hardware using 64-bit MATLAB
  • InitialTimestamp Property:  Easily compute the absolute time of your CAN messages with the new property available on a CAN channel object
  • Synchronization and Triggering: Start National Instruments NI-XNET CAN channels via external triggers, and synchronize with National Instruments DAQ devices

See the Release Notes for details.