July 27, 2021

Overriding 4GXtream Auto-APN Settings

Our latest 4GXtream router has a new “Auto-APN” feature that reads the SIM details and selects the correct APN settings for the SIM’s mobile network. APN stands for Access Point Name and are the settings your 4GXtream needs to pass to the network carrier; AT&T, Vodafone, T-Mobile, etc. in order […]
February 23, 2021

Signal K + OpenCPN + Digital Yacht

The following article explains how to use Signal K on a Windows PC to interface Digital Yacht’s iKonvert (wired) or NavLink2 (wireless) NMEA 2000 gateways to the popular OpenCPN navigation software. Both gateways are NMEA 2000 certified, galvanically isolated and support full Signal K functionality. Until recently, Signal K had […]
November 3, 2020
NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting & Diagnostic with NavDoctor

New Dealer website for NAVDoctor

Since the launch of our NAVDoctor wireless NMEA 2000 Diagnostics tool last month, we have been busy collecting feedback from Dealers who have used NAVDoctor to test and diagnose their NMEA 2000 networks. This is the start of the NAVDoctor’s “career” and we are keen to ensure that any issues […]
October 14, 2020

New Privacy setting on iOS 14 stops UDP and TCP data

iOS 14, the most recent update from Apple for iPhones and iPads, adds some nice new features, but also includes a new Privacy feature called “Local Network”. Basically, any app on the iOS device must now display a warning to users that it wants to take data from a Local […]
May 13, 2020

New Updated “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”

With so many new innovations in the world of AIS, we felt is was about time that we updated our popular “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”. First created and presented to the British Marine Electronics Association (BMEA) back in 2012, this guide is our most viewed and downloaded online article. With […]
January 8, 2020

The CD is dead, long live the Online CD

For many years, we have included a CD-ROM with our products that contained all of the Software tools and USB drivers. However, times are a changing and many new PCs and Macs no longer have an integral CD/DVD drive and most customers are now happy to download the latest versions […]
December 17, 2019

Relocating our AISNet to WicorMarine

For many years we have been successfully running one of our AISNet base stations in the house of our CTO, up on Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth Harbour. All of the AIS equipped vessels operating out of Portsmouth and the central Solent were picked up and transmtted over a 4G data […]
September 17, 2019

All set for the NMEA Conference 2019

It is going to be a busy week for Digital Yacht, with the Southampton Boat Show in the UK, La Rochelle Boat Show in France and the NMEA Conference in the US, all happening at the same time. Paul Sumpner our CTO has just sent in this photo of the […]