March 8, 2019

iKommunicate and Coastal Explorer just “Plug and Play”

Many of our US customers that purchased an iKommunicate gateway, have used it with Rosepoint’s Coastal Explorer navigation software and the feedback we are getting is extremely positive, confirming that installation is truly “plug and play” and the resulting data displays and functionality are really good. With iKommunicate’s NMEA2000 interface […]
February 20, 2019

iKommunicate gets SD Card Upgrade

Digital Yacht’s popular iKommunicate Universal Gateway will be receiving a number of upgrades during 2019, with new web apps and features scheduled for release before the summer season. To accomodate all of these new apps and provide users with more storage capacity, we are pleased to announce that all 2019 […]
December 17, 2018

Signal K Node Server V1.10.0 Now Supports iKonvert Gateway

Digital Yacht’s new iKonvert gateway, which was only announced last month at the METS trade show in Amsterdam, has already been implemented/supported by the “cutting edge” Signal K Node Server open source project. Signal K is the open marine data standard, that aims to make all marine data formats, including NMEA0183 […]
May 11, 2018

Signal K Gets To Release 1.0.0

Signal K V1.0.0 is here! Version 1.0.0 of Signal K, the Open Marine Data Standard has now been released, giving developers a stable platform to create hardware and software solutions around.  Digital Yacht have been actively involved with this and have produced iKommunicate – a universal NMEA 0183 and NMEA […]
March 13, 2018

iKommunicate + EMU-1 the Perfect Combination

With many new marine engines now having integrated Engine Management Units outputting NMEA2000 or J1939 data, it is easy to forget that the vast majority of inboard marine engines have no digital engine monitoring, just the traditional analogue engine gauges. With your boat’s engine probably being the most expensive and […]
March 10, 2018
OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

Yesterday we were trying to help Matt at Harbour Marine Services get his customer’s new iKommunicate installation to drive a Furuno autopilot from OpenCPN running on a PC. Matt had the hardware all installed perfectly, but there appeared to be no data coming out of OpenCPN on their NMEA Debug […]
October 16, 2017

Only 2 Weeks Left for Code Afloat Entries

With the 31st October deadline for the Code Afloat competition, just a couple of weeks away now, this is a last reminder for everyone to submit their entries on the Code Afloat website. Judging will take place during November, with the lucky winners announced at the beginning of December, so […]
July 4, 2017

Digital Yacht launch Code Afloat Competition

Budding programmer or have a great idea for a new boating app?  Then this could be for you…. Digital Yacht’s new Code Afloat challenge is a competition for innovative code writers that seeks to encourage and recognise ideas and applications that ‘change the game’ in the field of marine navigation, […]