February 25, 2014
Going wireless on a B&G

Going wireless on a B&G Hydra 2000 System

An owner of a J109 contacted us this week to see if there was any way we could breath new life in to his B&G Hydra 2000 racing instrument system. Much as he would have liked to install a complete new instrument systems, high performance racing software from Expedition and […]
February 24, 2014
AIS + VHF Antenna Separation

AIS + VHF Antenna Separation

  The AIS system works on two channels in the VHF frequency range and in order to receive or transmit AIS information it is necessary for the AIS unit to be connected to a VHF antenna. One option is to fit a VHF splitter such as our SPL2000, which allows […]
February 23, 2014

Adding our iAIS to a Garmin 4000-5000 system

  Earlier this week, we were giving some advice to a customer who wanted to add an AIS receiver to his Garmin 4008 chart plotter and at the same time go wireless and get GPS and AIS data to his iPad. The Garmin 4000 and 5000 series chart plotters were […]
February 21, 2014
Raymarine a, c and e Series Plotters with AIS over NMEA2000

Integrating our products with latest Raymarine a/c/e Series

With the latest Raymarine a/c/e Series multi-function displays (MFDs) now having built-in Wi-Fi adaptors, we are often asked how our wireless products can be used with them. My immediate response is to ask the customer what do they want or expect the system to do ? As we are seeing […]
February 21, 2014

Digital Yacht launch US marine navigation app for iPad called NavLink US

Digital Yacht have launched a new low cost marine charting and navigation app for the iPad and iPhone called NavLink US. Priced at just $19.99, you can explore, plan and navigate your boating trips in real time and in high resolution using the latest NOAA digital vector marine charts covering the whole of the US
February 20, 2014

New proAIS2 Version 1.4 for AIT2000

Today we have released a new version of our proAIS2 software that we supply with our AIT2000/CLB2000 Class B Transponder units for configuring the MMSI and Boat Data and for diagnostic checking of the units. With previous versions of proAIS2, on Windows Vista/7/8 PCs the User Access Control (UAC) feature […]
February 14, 2014

PilotLINK – Overview video and presentation now available

PilotLINK, our portable, wireless interface for Class A AIS systems is proving popular with maritime pilots and many other commercial users.  Find out more in this short video
February 12, 2014

NMEA Blog – Tips. Technology. Talk…. and more

The NMEA is the industry trade body and their sister publication, The Marine Electronics Journal showcases not just products and technologies but also useful articles on applications and ideas.  Take a look at the latest on man over board (MOB) issues and how AIS technology can help http://www.marineelectronicsjournal.com/content/blog/blog.asp