DPA (eDPA) is designed and manufactured by the Dearborn Group as a
general purpose board-level module for vehicle networking applications.
DG has provided this solution for many
individual customers who are looking for a specific set of vehicle
protocols to be supported on a small form factor computer board. Often
this solution becomes an integral part of the customer’s overall
hardware solution, keeping costs low by not only leveraging our previous
work, but licensing our IP if required.
Dearborn Group is the recognized leader and pioneer is providing vehicle
network solutions to the heavy duty, automotive and industrial markets.
Industry vehicle protocols and standards for the heavy duty, automotive,
construction or any other vehicle can now be incorporated directly into
your product. Dearborn Group extends our product line to include our
board level solutions for inclusion into your hardware.
DG supplies all the
technical information required to successfully and easily interface our
design with yours, while providing any customized package of protocol
support. This can be our intellectual property based on our decades of
experience in vehicle networks and technology, your IP, on-going
maintenance support, making your project a quick turn-key solution for
is designed for private branding with the addition of proprietary
protocols, hardware, features and logos. Many firms have chosen this
route to provide their own branded diagnostic hardware, or in solutions
where vehicle vehicle diagnostics and networks are a subset of what is
provided by the overall branded solution.
and incorporated protocols provides a
validated platform that can also be conveniently used on other
manufacturers’s subsystems, while DG maintains compatibility of hardware
and software with emerging systems.
The Protocol Mini-Module hardware is delivered programmed on a small
form factor board level solution, using the appropriate package of
vehicle network protocol and support. DG supplies the hardware solution,
software, schematics, and assistance for the protocols that are to be
supported. DG can also completely design your project to your
Custom applications can be developed using a
to read and write to a vehicle or network
system using programs such as C, Visual Basic, Visual C and LabView. The
is generally designed to accept and
provide commands from almost every type of proprietary hardware.
DG has expertise with IEEE 802.11 WiFi, Zigbee and BlueTooth wireless
technologies, and can assist in implementing these into your project.
Nearly any protocol, wired or wireless, can be implemented with
quite flexible to adapt to your needs.