May 21, 2014

Sneak preview of NavLink for Android on Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

We are just in the final stages of testing our new NavLink App for Android devices and thought we would give you a sneak preview. This app supports the display of “live” wireless AIS data from all of our wireless NMEA products and plots the AIS targets on a Google […]
May 19, 2014

Tempting tablet for boating – Lenovo MiiX 2 + SmarterTrack

With a price tag of around £160/$260, the Lenovo MiiX 2 is a full featured Windows 8.1 tablet (not a cut down RT version) and it might be one of the best buys for a boater.  As its operating system is regular Windows 8.1, standard marine PC software runs as […]
April 24, 2014

Using iNavX with an Autopilot

Many of our customers regularly use iNavX on their iPads and iPhones to display AIS data from one of our wireless NMEA products. Recently we have received a few requests asking if it is possible to wirelessly drive an Autopilot from the iNavX application. In the past, we have said […]
April 10, 2014

Wireless NMEA2000 on OpenCPN

Slowly but surely, NMEA2000 the latest marine electronics networking standard is making its way on to boats; old and new. With most new marine electronics equipment having an NMEA2000 interface, we are seeing more and more requests for our NavLink Wireless NMEA2000 Server, that allows you to wirelessly send NMEA2000 […]
March 18, 2014
AIS Receiver to an Android

Connecting an AIS Receiver to an Android Tablet with Boat Beacon

Today we finished a series of successful tests, connecting our AIS receivers to a Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. This has been made possible by a new version of Boat Beacon. The popular AIS App for Apple and Android devices, which should soon be available (as a free update) on […]
March 10, 2014

NavLink – the simple way to get wireless NMEA2000

With thoughts turning to the sailing season, why not get more out of your boat’s NMEA2000 network, by connecting our NavLink wireless NMEA2000 server. Just plug the integral NMEA2000 cable to a spare “T-Piece” on your network and you will immediately have wireless NMEA2000 – its as simple as that. […]
February 25, 2014
Going wireless on a B&G

Going wireless on a B&G Hydra 2000 System

An owner of a J109 contacted us this week to see if there was any way we could breath new life in to his B&G Hydra 2000 racing instrument system. Much as he would have liked to install a complete new instrument systems, high performance racing software from Expedition and […]
February 20, 2014

New proAIS2 Version 1.4 for AIT2000

Today we have released a new version of our proAIS2 software that we supply with our AIT2000/CLB2000 Class B Transponder units for configuring the MMSI and Boat Data and for diagnostic checking of the units. With previous versions of proAIS2, on Windows Vista/7/8 PCs the User Access Control (UAC) feature […]