September 24, 2014

Digital Update Now Out

Our latest edition of Digital Update has just been published.  Download from HERE to keep abreast of the latest developments from Digital Yacht including new product launches at IBEX and the NMEA convention.  Plus a sneak peek at AquaMedia – our new on board entertainment server…
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  Its growing so fast that by the time you read this, the figures will be out of date!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 […]
September 10, 2014

AIT3000 Nucleus AIS Transponder transponder debuts at Southampton Boatshow

Wow! New AIT3000 Nucleus Class B AIS transponder with built in antenna splitter and WiFi interface Class B AIS transponders have made a remarkable impact on small craft navigation but many potential users or installers are put off by the requirement for yet another VHF antenna. The new AIT3000 “Nucleus” Class […]
September 8, 2014

WL60 the Ideal Wi-Fi Solution for Narrow Boats

  Our WL60 has always been a popular long range Wi-Fi adaptor for Yachts, but now it is also finding its way on to Inland Waterways and particularly on narrow boats, where having an external Wi-Fi antenna outside of the steel “Faraday cage” hull significantly increases the Wi-Fi range of […]
September 3, 2014
The Non-Idiot's Guide to AIS

The Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS

We had an enquiry today from a US Dealer about why some chart plotters do not display all of the 26 different AIS Messages that are transmitted by Ships, AtoNs, AIS MOB systems and other AIS equipment. This is quite a complex issue as there are three variables at play…. […]
August 30, 2014

European Space Agency and the International Space Station have AIS on board

Since 2010, the International Space Station has been equipped with a space-based AIS System receiver that allows it to track ships at sea from space. Since then, the system aboard the ISS has been receiving as many as 400,000 ship’s position reports from more than 22,000 different ships every day. This video […]
August 15, 2014

Digital Update August 2014 Out Now

The August 2014 edition of Digital Update is now out and available to download from the link below.  This month we explore: NavLink UK – our new MAC based navigation program designed to integrate with our NMEA to wireless and NMEA to USB products and will turn your MacBook into […]
August 11, 2014

MacBook navigation now available in the UK with NavLink UK chart app

NavLink UK for MAC is an Apple MAC based electronic charting and navigation package which turns an Apple MacBook into a full function chart plotter.  It’s priced at just £29.95 including charts and is available to download from the MAC app store The application comes complete with highly detailed UK […]