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A STEP AHEAD
Products and services

CONTENT
Company overview

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Research and development

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Product groups

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Production

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Customers and partners

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WORLDWIDE COMMUNICATION
Overview of RM Michaelides

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1987

As an international supplier of CAN system components, RM Michaelides has


stood for individual CAN bus module solutions and a wide range of different CAN
applications for over 28 years.

Individual concepts are created after

COMPANY PROFILE

ascertaining the requirements and

RM Michaelides is a leading international supplier of CAN system components. For

can be individually customized on

over 28 years, the company has been the first point of call for customized CAN bus

the basis of a wide range of configu-

module solutions and a wide range of different CAN applications.

ration possibilities. RM Michaelides

Graduate Engineer Robert Michaelides laid the foundations for the group in Fulda

supplies optimal hardware, firmware

in 1986, which also includes the telematics provider PROEMION. RM Michaelides

and software.

specializes in the wireless forwarding of CAN messages via cellular phone network, Bluetooth and WLAN. The innovative product solutions enable global data
communications with vehicles and machines that are practically unlimited.
CORE COMPETENCE
Unique, comprehensive and integrated development and fabrication expertise are
the focus at RM Michaelides. As specialist consultants and service providers, from
product development to the circuit board placement to sophisticated inspection
plans and the global supply of electronic modules, devices and system components,
RM Michaelides offers all of the steps in the modern production of high-quality
electronics.
In addition to the provision of customer-specific hardware, firmware and software
solutions, RM Michaelides is a full-service provider of integrated modules and
innovative system developments. Together with the ready- assembled and tested
modules, the range of products and services also includes control elements and
displays for CAN bus systems.

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DEVELOPMENT EXPERTISE
In-house research and development in Germany

Working closely with our customers, depending on the specifications and requirements, we create individual system components that consist of hardware, firmware
and software. Our in-house research and development in Germany is the foundation for the best advice and quality in every working step.

A Step Ahead! continuous efforts

EXPERTISE IN HARDWARE, FIRMWARE, SOFTWARE, DESIGN

to extend the limits of own expertise

AND CONSTRUCTION

enable RM Michaelides find new

As pioneers in the field of CAN bus technology, the core competence of RM

solutions. As a problem solver for

Michaelides is in hardware and software development. In addition to standard

challenging tasks and projects, RM

protocols, experts with many years' experience also implement proprietary and

Michaelides only involve highly qua-

above all else, customer-specific protocols. Gateways to associated technologies

lified specialists in the development.

such as wireless and wired CAN interfaces, CAN loggers and CAN sensors as well
as display technologies are systematically enhanced and further developed on a
continuous basis.
CIRCUIT BOARD DESIGN
In addition to firmware, innovative circuit board design for sophisticated projects is a
key area of development expertise by RM Michaelides. The optimized arrangement
of the component parts and signal paths as well as the reduction of the electromagnetic interference ensure high-quality products with different applications.
SYSTEMATIC SOLUTIONS
RM Michaelides operates across the industry as a system provider for electronic
structural components. Manufacturers of forklifts, construction- and agricultural
machines, cranes, locomotives, ships as well as aircraft place their trust in mature
development expertise. The focus of our CAN-based products is on structural
components for the wired and wireless transfer of data. Due to customer specific
development and fabrication, RM Michaelides products are individually customized solutions.

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WIRELESS CAN INTERFACES

WIRED CAN INTERFACES

Robust casings
for secure installation

Global access
to CAN networks

Optional
memory expansion

CANlink Bluetooth
CANlink WLAN

The range of wireless CAN interfaces offered by


RM Michaelides enable the global transmission
of CAN messages.

Protection against
over-voltage impulses

Range of up to 300m

Reliable data transfer despite


difficult conditions

CANview Gateway
CANview R232

CANlink mobile

CANview USB

CANlink RFID

CANbooster

RM Michaelides offers a wide range of wired CAN


interfaces (USB, Ethernet, GPS, etc.) which enable a
rapid exchange of data.

CANview Ethernet
CANview GPS
CANview Profibus DP

Choose from our suitable software solutions:

RMtools

RMtools Configurator

RMtools SoftGateway

RMtools Converter

RMtools Monitor

RMtools Dashboard

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Choose from our suitable software solutions:

RMtools

RMtools Configurator

RMtools SoftGateway

RMtools Converter

RMtools Monitor

RMtools Dashboard

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CAN LOGGERS & CAN SENSORS

Memory capacity
of up to 32 GB

Automatic data output


on the CAN bus

Logging of CAN
and GPS data

CANlogger
CANlogger GPS

CAN DISPLAYS

Measuring of accelerations
and tendencies

The compact, robust CANlogger GPS is used wherever


GPS data has to be logged in addition to CAN messages.

TFT color displays with


trans-reflective technology

4 possible installation positions:


0, 90, 180 and 270

Robust casing

Optimum presentation of CAN data and an unlimited


variety of configuration options that's what flexible
CAN displays do the best.

Series 1000
Series 5000
Series 3000

CANsense ACC
CANsense I/O

The measuring of accelerations and tendencies made


easy. Our compact sensor modules can be connected to
an existing network using an integrated CAN interface.

The appropriate software solutions


for CANlogger products:

RMtools

RMtools Configurator
RMtools Converter
RMtools Dashboard

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The appropriate software solution:

The appropriate software solution


for CANsense products:
RMtools Monitor

RMtools

RMtools Configurator
For further
information,
visit rmcan.com

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THE LATEST SYSTEMS FOR THE HIGHEST QUALITY


Our production facility

From the circuit board assembly through to sophisticated manufacturing processes


high-quality system components, control elements and displays are created at one
of the most modern production facilities in Europe. A key focus and a requirement
for flawless products is traceability, which RM Michaelides guarantees without
exception at all times.

For the certification of products,

OPTIMIZED PRODUCTION SEQUENCES

alongside EMC tests, RM Michaelides

The highest possible production standards and mutually aligned working sequences

also carry out mechanical tests in the

according to quality management ISO 9001:2008 guarantee high-quality products

areas of shock and vibration. These

and the flawless functioning of the structural components in a range of differing

are joined by environmental tests

applications.

which are carried out in the areas of

From the concept to development with high-precision, automated industrial ro-

temperature, climate and IP protec-

bots, to the production, assembly, final checking and delivery as an electronics

tion class.

services provider, RM Michaelides has been supplying individual products


to customers worldwide for over 28 years.
ESD-SATISFIED ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Throughout the production process, RM Michaelides complies with the guidelines concerning ESD-satisfied production and guarantees structural components
of the highest quality.
SEAMLESS MATERIAL TRACKING WITH TRACEABILITY AND SAP
RM traceability on the basis of SAP enables the seamless monitoring of all components and processes, from the supplier to the customer.
TECHNOLOGY & QUALITY
RM Michaelides combines innovative technologies with the highest quality standards. As a leading innovator, RM Michaelides places its trust in the latest technologies and sets standards in all stages of production. For many years, RM Michaelides
has also stood for expertise in developments for specialist areas of application, such
as forklifts, construction- and agricultural machines, cranes, locomotives, ships as
well as aircraft. Designs that satisfy both EMC and industrial standards are verified
with the final testing of all modules at independent, certified testing laboratories.

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CLIENTS AND PARTNERS


Examples of application
MUNICIPAL SERVICES / FORESTRY MANAGEMENT
CANlink mobile is being used together with PROEMION Core REAL-TIME to read CAN data at a manufacturer of mobile
shredding vehicles. Prior to the implementation remote diagnosis was not possible. CAN data are now securely sent via the
CANlink mobile modem to a PROEMION server, from where they are directly forwarded to the RMtools Dashboard. This
software enables the visualization of CAN data using freely configurable instrument displays in real time.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING /

SHIPPING

DEMOLITION ROBOTS

A control unit for installation on ship's bridges uses the CAN Display 5000 for the visualization of the ship's key operating data.

To control their demolition robots,

Control commands can be initialized via keys on the display. A speed level controller and a separate emergency stop button

a leading manufacturer is using a

supplement the display to create a single unit which is sold as a plug-and-play extension to a ship control bridge. The robust

mobile CAN data transfer via a CAN-

design of the display convinced the customer and provided the basis for special maritime certifications.

link

Bluetooth radio bridge with

a range of up to 100 m. The radio


link is continuously monitored, and
if the connection is interrupted, the

INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS

demolition robot assumes a secure

RM Michaelides develops diagnosis interfaces for service technicians at a major company from the field of forklift truck and

position.

storage technology. These interfaces connect the service PC with the vehicle via USB, WLAN or Bluetooth. In this context, diag-

An OEM variant without an additio-

nostic protocols are supported for different series and generations of vehicle. With an add-on kit consisting of CANlink mobile

nal casing is installed in the opera-

and connecting material, a forklift truck manufacturer is enabling existing and new vehicles to be equipped with a telematics

ting device, while in the robot itself,

system. The operating hours and error states are transferred to the PROEMION system where they are displayed and evaluated.

CANlink Bluetooth is used in a robust aluminum casing. This means


the operator of the demolition robot
is able to move freely, they are not
limited by a cable and can remain

AGRICULTURAL MACHINES

outside the danger zone. Falling de-

CANlink mobile is used to transfer

bris is not able to damage any cables.

CAN data in over 10,000 agricultural


vehicles worldwide. Thanks to a wireless modem, a specific PROEMION
data server and encoded messaging,
the CAN data are securely sent to the
customer server. On the basis of the
transferred data, the vehicle manufacturer offers its customers a com-

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

prehensive agricultural telematics sys-

To connect CAN with Profibus, RM Michaelides offers the special CANview Profibus DP. This gateway is being successfully used in

tem. This webservice is supplemented

the field of mechanical engineering. When combined with the visualization software RMtools Dashboard, the data can be shown

by a log file reader (connection his-

on a laptop, tablet or smartphone.

tory).

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www.rmcan.com

RM MICHAELIDES
SOFTWARE & ELEKTRONIK GMBH
Headquarters
Donaustr. 14
36043 Fulda
Germany
Phone +49 661 9490 - 0
Fax
+49 661 9490 - 333

US

RM MICHAELIDES
SOFTWARE & ELECTRONIC CORP.
US Subsidiary
711 E. Monument Ave., Suite 310
Dayton, Ohio 45402-1490, USA
Phone
+1 937 558 - 2211
Fax
+1 937 641 - 8787
Toll-Free +1 877 RMCAN-US

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