September 22, 2014

AquaWear – Enabling Next Generation Wearable Navigation

With over 600m iPhones, 200m iPads, 1.5 billion Android devices and over 1.5m Android device activations daily, the smartphone market is truly huge and fully penetrates into the boating sector.  Its growing so fast that by the time you read this, the figures will be out of date! A smartphone makes […]
July 7, 2014

Adding a waypoint list to NavLink iPad app

Most navigators use a plotter by visually touching the screen where they want to create a waypoint or mark but there may be times where a list of waypoints needs to be imported – for instance club racing marks or a list of fishing hotspots that’s been passed down through […]
July 2, 2014

PilotLINK with NavLink UK app – Nice Solution

PilotLINK is our portable wireless gateway for Class A AIS systems.  It connects direct to any Class A pilot plug connector and allows AIS and GPS data to be streamed over a wifi link to iPads, iPhones or other tablets.  Just find the PilotLINK hotspot and connect.  There’s an internal […]
June 20, 2014

Best Marine Apps for Android (Update)

With the release of our own AISView app for Android devices, we have decided to update the list of Android Marine Apps. Also added to this list are a couple of interesting apps for sailing yachts; one from SeaWi Marine that will display AIS, Instrument and GPS data and the […]
June 17, 2014

AISView Android App launches on the PlayStore

With over 1.5m Android devices activated daily, it’s the world’s leading mobile platform but, up until now, supported remarkably few marine navigation apps.  Digital Yacht have just changed that with the introduction of AISView – an AIS viewing application for Android tablets and phones. AISView is designed to wirelessly connect […]
June 3, 2014

iNavX featured in Apple Developers presentation

  Tuning in to the live stream from yesterday’s Apple Developers Conference (WWDC), we were pleasantly surprised to see iNavX being used on a yacht in one of the presentation videos. It is not often that marine products are part of such a high profile event and it was great […]
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 […]