January 3, 2014

Really Useful Network Diagnostics Tool from Google

As part of their Chrome Web Browser development, Google have released a free Add-On App for Chrome that tests your Internet Connection. It is really fast/simple to run and yet the tests the App does are very complete and particularly useful if you are connected to a Marina’s Wireless HotSpot […]
January 3, 2014

Digital Yacht launch NavLink UK marine charting app for iPhone and iPad navigation afloat

With the NavLink UK app, you can use your iPad or iPhone to explore, plan and navigate your boating trips in real time and in high resolution using the latest UKHO (Admiralty) digital vector marine charts covering the whole of the UK and Ireland which are included with the £19.99 app. It supports AIS overlays, routing and weather data too.
January 2, 2014

Using an iPad for marine navigation – a Digital Yacht white paper

We’re all familiar with dedicated electronic chart plotters for navigation afloat.  Since the introduction of GPS about 25 years ago, dedicated marine plotters have become the back bone of modern electronic navigation systems.  But whilst smaller 4 and 5” plotters have tumbled in price, larger 8-15” devices remain stubbornly expensive.  […]
December 24, 2013

WINDY IN THE UK AND SNEAK PEEK OF NAVLINK APP

Gosh it was windy last night, and at about 11pm while I was writing my Santa wish list, I thought the roof was going to blow off the top of the house!  I spared a few thoughts for those afloat and wondered what conditions would be like in the English […]
December 20, 2013

Configuring our Wireless NMEA Products for Wi-Fi and 3G connections

  Recently we have received a couple of reports that when customers are connected to one of our wireless NMEA products, that they can no longer access the internet via 3G on their iPhone/iPad. This is due to the device thinking that it has a good wireless internet connection and so […]
December 17, 2013

Introductory video to the GPS150 DualNav GPS/GLONASS positioning sensor

Here’s an introduction to the GPS150 – our DualNav GPS and GLONASS positioning sensor which offers sub 1m accuracy, 10Hz updates and a user configurable NMEA 0183 output. It’s an advanced navigation sensor that can also integrate with our WLN10HS NMEA to wifi server for iPads and Tablets. There’s also […]
November 28, 2013

GPS150 Article

David Schmidt from Yachting magazine wrote this brilliant article about our new GPS150 DualNav™ positioning sensor- Thanks David. Sign up online at http://www.yachtingmagazine.com/
November 1, 2013

New Series of SmarterTrack Videos

  With the release of our latest SmarterTrack 2014 navigation software for Windows PCs, we have prepared a series of short videos that take you through the most popular functions of SmarterTrack. Click on the links below to view the video on YouTube…. 1)   Getting Started 2)   Interfacing […]