August 30, 2014

European Space Agency and the International Space Station have AIS on board

Since 2010, the International Space Station has been equipped with a space-based AIS System receiver that allows it to track ships at sea from space. Since then, the system aboard the ISS has been receiving as many as 400,000 ship’s position reports from more than 22,000 different ships every day. This video […]
August 15, 2014

Digital Update August 2014 Out Now

The August 2014 edition of Digital Update is now out and available to download from the link below.  This month we explore: NavLink UK – our new MAC based navigation program designed to integrate with our NMEA to wireless and NMEA to USB products and will turn your MacBook into […]
August 11, 2014

MacBook navigation now available in the UK with NavLink UK chart app

NavLink UK for MAC is an Apple MAC based electronic charting and navigation package which turns an Apple MacBook into a full function chart plotter.  It’s priced at just £29.95 including charts and is available to download from the MAC app store The application comes complete with highly detailed UK […]
August 8, 2014

Digital Deep Sea – Solutions for the professional market

Digital Deep Sea design and manufacture products for the commercial, fishing, workboat, naval and superyacht markets.  Here’s a guide for pro-market installers, users and dealers on our product line up which includes Class A AIS, wireless navigation solutions for Pilots and Captains and  a range of sensors.  Download it from here Digital […]
August 4, 2014

New SmarterTrack Lite V1.04

Today we have released an update to our popular, free SmarterTrack LITE software. Version 1.04 has improved cursor Lat/Lon display in the Status Bar at the bottom of the screen and support for the AIS transponder VDO message which allows SmarterTrack LITE to take the boat’s position from the AIS […]
August 4, 2014

Interesting AIS Applications – Tender Tracking

Most yachts above 50ft are now equipped with either a Class A or Class B AIS transponder.  Any superyacht carrying more than 12 passengers or over 300GRT is mandated to carry a Class A transponder like our CLA1000 – details here But how about the yacht’s tenders or jetskis? Adding […]
July 30, 2014

WL510 wins Best on Test in this months PBO review

Leading UK magazine PBO carried out a test on wifi access systems in this months issue.  It’s a comprehensive test and our WL510 was awarded “Best on Test” as it outperformed all other systems. Our WL510 is a two part hi power wifi access system comprising high gain external antenna […]