Automotive Cape


Latest Automotive Cape

We are in the final stages of prototyping our latest automotive cape to work with the SanCloud BBE boards. Just need to fine tune the mounting posts for the modem. Specs include : mini-PCIe (USB) for 4G/3G/GPRS modem GPS with support for active antenna. CAN (H/L) 3 bicolour LEDs with location holes for light pipes […]


Automotive Grade Linux

SanCloud are please to announce our membership of AGL (Automotive Grade Linux) https://www.automotivelinux.org The decision to join allows us to progress the automotive hardware capes we are developing for our BBE boards. More announcements will be be made when the capes are available for purchase via our online store.


Automotive Cape preview

We received the PCB’s for the Automotive Cape V2 for use with BeagleBoneEnhanced, by adding a mini PCI-E modem you can have full 3G/4G/GPS functionality and connect to vehicle CAN.  Plug in adapter board for OBDII to follow.  There is provisioning for GPS antenna with amplifier if required and SIM Card slot for modem. Isolated […]


Beaglebone Black Automotive Cape bringup stage 2

Demonstration of the CAN interface configured and logging using socketcan working in unison with the automatic sleep and wake via application written to monitor the state of the “Vehicle Ignition” signal. This is so the unit goes into a low power state when the vehicle is switched off and saves battery power. The Automotive Cape […]


Beaglebone Black Automotive Cape bringup stage 1

Demonstration of the automatic sleep and wake via application written to monitor the state of the “Vehicle Ignition” signal. This is so the unit goes into a low power state when the vehicle is switched off and saves battery power. The Automotive Cape from SanCloud is designed for use with the BeagleBoneBlack and offers the […]