May 12, 2014

Aqua Adapt PCs Now Shipping

PCs are getting more popular on board and with the introduction of Windows 8.1 with its tiled interface, it makes a great choice for touch screen navigation and finger-tip control.  Many boaters use a notebook but they’re not designed for the hostile marine environment and also generally can’t connect to […]
May 9, 2014

Connecting our AIS units to Simrad/B&G/Lowrance Chart Plotters

Last week we visited Navico UK and carried out some tests of our AIS units connected to the latest Navico chart plotters. Navico are the largest marine electronics manufacturer whose product brands include; Simrad, B&G and Lowrance produce some of the most popular chart plotters and multi-function displays (MFDs) on the […]
May 8, 2014

Why the AIT2000 is your best choice for an AIS Class B Transponder

The AIT2000 Class B Transponder – Best in Class! We would all like to claim we make the best products with the best performance and features (and of course we do!) but with a highly regulated product like a Class B AIS transponder, all manufacturer’s have to meet a strict […]
May 6, 2014

NAVLINK UK iPHONE and iPAD NAVIGATION APP UPDATED

Now with French, Dutch and German charts available as low cost in app purchase Back in January we released  our low cost NavLink UK charting and navigation app which features real time navigation and full integration with our wireless range of interfaces for GPS and AIS data connectivity – the […]
May 2, 2014

Visit to ABP Southampton

Today our CTO Paul Sumpner visited the Southampton Office of ABP (Associated British Ports) to discuss their experiences with AIS AtoNs and the trials that are currently being conducted in Southampton Water. ABP are not only responsible for Southampton Docks but also provide Vessel Traffic System services for the whole […]
April 24, 2014

Using iNavX with an Autopilot

Many of our customers regularly use iNavX on their iPads and iPhones to display AIS data from one of our wireless NMEA products. Recently we have received a few requests asking if it is possible to wirelessly drive an Autopilot from the iNavX application. In the past, we have said […]
April 23, 2014

The Challenge of the "e-Enabled" Boat

Our CTO Paul Sumpner was recently asked to write an article for the Marine Electronics Journal, a trade magazine for all NMEA Dealers, on the challenges faced by those of us who want to stay connected whilst on our boat. The article has now been published and can be found […]
April 16, 2014

Help my mouse has gone crazy !

If you have ever taken a PC onboard a boat and connected it up to a GPS via a serial or USB port then the chances are that you will probably have seen the occasional “crazy mouse” behaviour that seems to affect so many marine PCs. The cursor will suddenly […]