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 […]
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 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; […]
March 2, 2017
WindSense App for Android

New WindSense App for Android

Our new WindSense wireless wind system can work with many existing apps like the popular NMEARemote, Imray Instruments, SailTimer, etc. but most of these are for Apple iOS devices, so we decided to develop and release a simple Wind display app for Android. Our free WindSense App is now available on the Google […]
February 25, 2017

iKommunicate Getting Around !

Well the 2017 boat show season is in full swing and our iKommunicate gateway is getting lots of attention wherever it goes. The picture above was taken last week at the NauticSud 2017 show in Naples (Italy) where Raffaele Montella was exhibiting his FairWind Multi-Function Display system. This really interesting […]
December 5, 2016
TCP Connection Problems

TCP Connection Problems on Apple iOS 10

Since Apple’s release of iOS 10 for iPhones and iPads, we have been getting a number of calls and emails saying that various navigational Apps that read wireless NMEA data from our products have stopped working, including our free iAIS app. There are two modes/protocols that our wireless NMEA products […]