March 15, 2019

GPS Roll-Over April 2019

It is over 20 years since the first GPS Roll-Over (21/22 August 1999) which, although over shadowed by the more notorious “Millenium Bug”, caused much concern for GPS manufacturers and users, worried that their GPS units would stop working. Although some GPS models did have problems, world armageddon did not […]
March 8, 2019

iKommunicate and Coastal Explorer just “Plug and Play”

Many of our US customers that purchased an iKommunicate gateway, have used it with Rosepoint’s Coastal Explorer navigation software and the feedback we are getting is extremely positive, confirming that installation is truly “plug and play” and the resulting data displays and functionality are really good. With iKommunicate’s NMEA2000 interface […]
February 20, 2019

iKommunicate gets SD Card Upgrade

Digital Yacht’s popular iKommunicate Universal Gateway will be receiving a number of upgrades during 2019, with new web apps and features scheduled for release before the summer season. To accomodate all of these new apps and provide users with more storage capacity, we are pleased to announce that all 2019 […]
January 25, 2019
The new WLN10 interface

Firmware Updating our WLN10SM Units

This week we released the first firmware update (Version 1.31) for our new WLN10SM Smart Wireless NMEA Server, which improves the “View Data” feature and fixes some stability issues. We would recommend this update to anyone who has an earlier version of firmware on their unit – you can see […]
January 18, 2019

Digital Yacht at Boot 2019

Digital Yacht will be exhibiting at Boot 2019 in Dusseldorf, 19th-27th January.  You can find us in Hall 11, Stand C01.  We’ll have our complete line up of new AIS products on display including the award winning Nomad portable Class B and new AIT2500/5000 SOTDMA based transponders. For the latest […]
January 3, 2019

Digital Yacht introduce MOB100 AIS man-overboard beacon

Digital Yacht have teamed up with SIMY to create the World’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon (personal SART). SIMY is a division of leading space company Syrlinks (designers of the Rosetta probe) who specialise in miniaturising and low power electronics. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a super sensitive 72 channel GPS and […]
December 17, 2018

Signal K Node Server V1.10.0 Now Supports iKonvert Gateway

Digital Yacht’s new iKonvert gateway, which was only announced last month at the METS trade show in Amsterdam, has already been implemented/supported by the “cutting edge” Signal K Node Server open source project. Signal K is the open marine data standard, that aims to make all marine data formats, including NMEA0183 […]
November 26, 2018
Explanation of the new AIS Class B SOTDMA

White Paper on New Class B “SOTDMA” technology

Many people are unaware of the recent approval of a new AIS Class B “SOTDMA” technology that sits nicely between the two existing Class A and Class B technologies. Clear online information about Class B “SOTDMA” still seems to be in short supply, so we have produced a White Paper […]