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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 […]
November 15, 2018
Weather and SailGrib at Paris Boat Show

Next generation navigation app presentations at Paris Boat Show 2018

The Paris Boat Show will see Digital Yacht spotlight navigation apps. With literally hundreds of apps now available, how do you choose what’s best for your application?  And more importantly, what are the unique features and functions of individual apps. We’re teaming up with leading app providers Weather 4D and […]
November 7, 2018

Digital Yacht at METS 2018 with new products and a double DAME Award Nomination

Digital Yacht will introduce exciting new products at this years METS Trade Exhibition (13-15  November). You can find us in Hall 1:434.  New products include: AIT2500/5000 Class B+ SOTDMA AIS transponders WLN10/30 Smart NMEA to WiFi gateways for easy on board NMEA 0183 networking to iPads and tablets iKonvert flexible NMEA […]
November 1, 2018

New NMEA2000 Gateway with Developers Guide released

Here is a sneak preview of our latest iKonvert NMEA2000 Gateway which we will be officially launching at METs 2018. Designed to make it easier to interface computers and embedded systems to NMEA2000 networks, iKonvert will compliment and expand our existing range of gateways and converters. Aimed at navigation software […]
October 23, 2018

Digital Yacht nominated for two DAME awards at METS 2018

Digital Yacht have been nominated for two DAME Awards at this years 2018 METS marine equipment show. 4G Connect with its Amazon Alexa integration appealed to the judges.  It’s a 4G web/internet access solution for boats offering ranges up to 20NM offshore.  Insert you choice of SIM card and it […]
October 16, 2018

Reports of Interference from LED Lighting reducing AIS Reception

With more and more vessels fitting low power LED bulbs for both external/navigation and internal lighting these days, the number of reports of interference to other electronic equipment, in particular AIS, is definitely on the increase. In fact the US Coastguard recently posted an Alert on their website about this […]
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Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

7/12/2019

By far the biggest news this month, is that the hugely popular Navionics Boating App now supports live AIS data over Wi-Fi. This means, that any of Digital Yacht's wireless AIS units will now...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, Product Information

SailGrib WR app with Digital Yacht products

6/24/2019

SailGrib WR is a complete navigation, routing and weather app for Android devices. Designed by a sailor, it is used by boaters, cruisers and offshore racers worldwide. The full app only...

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Product Information, Uncategorized, Wireless Internet

4GConnect AT&T APN Settings

6/12/2019

Our 4GConnect mobile internet system for boats, can be used on any mobile phone network and in most cases, you insert a registered Data SIM in to the unit and it works with the default settings....

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AIS, Product Information, Technical Updates

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

6/12/2019

  This article explains how to configure an AIS transponder, either using our proAIS2 software for PC/MAC or with a free Android app called AISConfig. 1- proAIS2 (available on PC &...

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General News

Two Interesting 4GConnect Installations

6/11/2019

Our popular 4GConnect Pro mobile internet system for boats, is finding its way on to more and more vessels wanting easy internet connectivity onboard. This week we received positive feedback from...

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Product Information

New “How To” Video on AISConfig App

5/21/2019

Today we created a new "How to" video on using our free AISConfig Android App to setup and monitor our wireless AIS Transponders (AIT3000, AIT5000 and Nomad). Initial programming of the unit with...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information, Uncategorized

iKonvert NMEA 2000-0183 Gateway Sorts On-Board Interfacing

5/15/2019

Digital Yacht have just launched iKonvert, a new NMEA 2000/0183 bi-directional interface designed to make interfacing new and old devices in your boat's electronic system possible.  It allows...

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AIS, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Great Offer from Weather4D and Digital Yacht

5/14/2019

Weather4D and Digital Yacht  Digital Yacht NMEA to Wireless devices and wireless AIS products are the ideal partner for Weather 4D – a powerful navigation, charting, instrument, routing and...

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AIS, General News, Product Information

Installing and using Digital Yacht proAIS2 on a MAC

5/02/2019

If you're installing a Digital Yacht AIS Class B transponder, you'll need to program the unit with your "static" boat data prior to installation.  proAIS2 is available for PC and MAC and here's a...

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AIS, Product Information

proAIS 2 – Windows 10 Scaling Problem

4/16/2019

With the resolution of LCD screens for laptops getting higher and higher, Microsoft introduced a Display Scaling feature in Windows 10 that allowed users to scale the size of the window that...

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