There are various CAN-based protocol stacks and tools available that were programmed with regards to utmost accuracy and proper coding. That makes them very process-reliable and field-proven. Sontheim provides both micro-controller-based and PC-based protocol stacks for
A highly important business is the customer-specific alteration and fitting to individual requirements.
Additionally, there are several software components that work in relation to the Sontheim protocol stacks:
The Flash Bootloader is the Sontheim tool for boot and flash processes. After a reset of the main unit the bootloader starts automatically with either starting an application or the routines of a flashing process. Both components support a variety of micro-controller and protocols:
An important component of the Sontheim tool chain is the Flash Tool for downloading applications and flash tools for programming single ECUs (electronic control units). Numerous 8-, 16- and 32-bit micro-controllers and protocols are supported. In order to achieve the highest user-friendliness and an intuitive handling there are some OEM “look and feel” elements implemented. In addition to that the flash processes can be conducted in an automated or in a guided and silent way. The design of the Flash Tool can be adapted to the customer’s individual requirements, even security and data processing routines like seed-and-key algorithms can be adjusted.