Version 4.3, part of Release 2019b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Hardware Support: Connect to Kvaser devices on the Linux platform
  • Programmatic Access to CAN and CAN FD Block Parameters: Set and get CAN and CAN FD block parameters outside Simulink
  • MDF File Information and Sorting Functions: Quickly access MDF file metadata and sort the contents of an MDF file
  • MDF File Import Performance: Open and read MDF files significantly faster than in previous releases
  • Flexible Code Generation for Vector Devices: Generate code from Simulink blocks that works on different devices of the same hardware model

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.2, part of Release 2019a, includes the following enhancements:

  • ASAM CDFX File Format Support: Import, export, and modify files in calibration data file format (CDFX)
  • Vector BLF File Format Support: Read and write binary BLF logging files from MATLAB
  • MDF to Timetable Conversion: Convert ASAM logging standard MDF CAN and CAN FD messages into Vehicle Network Toolbox message timetables
  • Code Generation Support for CAN FD Blocks: Deploy models using CAN FD Replay and CAN FD Log blocks
  • Timestamp Support for XCP Blocks: Communicate timestamped data between Simulink® models and XCP slaves

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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

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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

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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.