March 10, 2018
OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

Yesterday we were trying to help Matt at Harbour Marine Services get his customer’s new iKommunicate installation to drive a Furuno autopilot from OpenCPN running on a PC. Matt had the hardware all installed perfectly, but there appeared to be no data coming out of OpenCPN on their NMEA Debug […]
October 3, 2017
Best Marine Apps for iOS

Best Marine Apps for iOS (V1.06)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Apple iOS” list to include new apps; WilhelmSK and Signal View from two Signal K developers that will work with our iKommunicate gateway and also two new apps that support wireless NMEA data; a chart plotting app from NV Charts and […]
October 2, 2017
Best Marine Apps for Android

Best Marine Apps for Android (V1.06)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Android” list to include some important new Apps now available for Android devices. The number of apps has  increased since our last update although we have also pruned the list of some apps, previously listed, that do not support any external […]
September 25, 2017

Digital Yacht Solutions – a new guide for UK dealers

With an increasing portfolio of sensors and systems, we’ve published this handy 4 page document spot-lighting how Digital Yacht devices can integrate together to create great value based solutions – from PC based navigation through to AIS packages for every application and a full line up of iPad and tablet […]
July 4, 2017

Digital Yacht launch Code Afloat Competition

Budding programmer or have a great idea for a new boating app?  Then this could be for you…. Digital Yacht’s new Code Afloat challenge is a competition for innovative code writers that seeks to encourage and recognise ideas and applications that ‘change the game’ in the field of marine navigation, […]
May 9, 2017
Portable Navigation Solutions from Digital Yacht

Portable Navigation Solutions from Digital Yacht

More and more navigators are wanting a portable navigation solution either to move from boat to boat or have on their main vessel as a backup or easy installation solution.  The availability of low cost tablets and notebook PCs has made this really affordable and Digital Yacht have some great […]
April 28, 2017
iKommunicate gets a facelift

iKommunicate gets a facelift

Normally web servers are powerful rack-mounted LINUX or Windows PCs running a full, Apache “LAMPs” software stack, where processor speed, memory and disk space are plentiful. Creating a web server on an embedded hardware device like iKommunicate is a bit more challenging and although our first attempt has done us […]
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 […]