0kelseymhBest Answer 11 years ago We use EPICS http://www.aps.anl.gov/epics/ for that at SLAC. It runs on Linux, Mac and Windows (apparently). There are probably plenty of other packages. Did you do a Google search for "CANBUS" and your laptop's platform? If so, let us know what you found and why it didn't work. If not, well, you know the drill.