April 27, 2017
portable Class B AIS

Digital Yacht launch portable Class B AIS – follow the Nomad!

Nomad is a new, portable AIS navigation solution from Digital Yacht.  Designed for recreational boaters and professional mariners, it offers a full function, Class B AIS transponder with a wireless and USB interface built in for tablets and PCs – all in a portable, compact package. It addresses the needs of so many […]
April 19, 2017
SmartTrack NMEA2000 Setup

Not all AIS receivers are the same….

BoatBeacon (a company with some brilliant marine telematics capabilities) are rapidly expanding their AIS base station coverage and utilising Digital Yacht AIS products for exceptional performance.  A recent installation in Benidorm shows that not all AIS receivers perform the same.  The picture below shows previous coverage using a 3rd party AIS. […]
March 27, 2017

New Signal K App – Signal View

Just a quick post to let you know about a great new Signal K App for iOS devices, called Signal View. Written by Adam Hyde, the author behind the popular Signal Kool blog site, Signal View is the ideal companion app to iKommunicate. With a fishing screen, engine screen, custom […]
March 23, 2017

Next Generation Instrument Solution From Digital Yacht & Seamantec

Here’s a new solution for next generation instrumentation on your boat.  When we designed WindSense, our wireless wind system, we thought most users would utilise mobile devices like iPhones and tablets as a display but it turns out many users also wanted to integrate into a PC system – this […]
March 20, 2017
Smart Transducers

iKommunicate and the Smart Transducers

Recently we have seen a trend in customers asking about using smart transducers with our iKommunicate, rather than installing the more traditional; Log, Depth, Wind and navigation instruments. If you are re-fitting an older boat or doing an install on a new boat, then it is worth considering the cost […]
March 17, 2017

Wireless AIS Configuration App for Android

Our proAIS2 software for configuring and checking our latest generation of AIS transponders is a useful tool, but only being Windows and Mac compatible, it does have its limitations. With this in mind, we have developed an Android App that allows you to do pretty much everything that proAIS2 does, […]
March 15, 2017

How to Connect our WL70+iKConnect to a Marina Hotspot

Our WL70 long range Wi-Fi Antenna and iKConnect mini wireless router are a great combination for cost effective long range Wi-Fi connection on a boat. We have tried to make the process of connecting to a marina hotspot as simple as possible but if you are not doing this every day, […]
March 3, 2017

New iKommunicate SD Card Image V1.63

Every iKommunicate has an 8GB micro SD Card on which we pre-load some Signal K web apps. They are stored in the “Hosted” folder and can easily be replaced with your own favourite web apps as they become available. There are three “hosted” apps on the current SD Card image; […]