July 12, 2019

Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

AIS Targets on Navionics 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 provide live AIS data for the app to overlay on the Navionics […]
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 […]
July 27, 2018

Background Apps Stopping Wireless NMEA Transmission

When Digital Yacht released their first wireless NMEA product, the award winning iAIS back in 2011, there were very few marine apps and most customers used either our free iAIS app or the more powerful iNavX paid app. Now there are far more marine apps in the Apple Store and […]
October 3, 2017
Best Marine Apps for iOS

Best Marine Apps for iOS (V1.06)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Apple iOS” list to include new apps; WilhelmSK and Signal View from two Signal K developers that will work with our iKommunicate gateway and also two new apps that support wireless NMEA data; a chart plotting app from NV Charts and […]
March 27, 2017

New Signal K App – Signal View

Just a quick post to let you know about a great new Signal K App for iOS devices, called Signal View. Written by Adam Hyde, the author behind the popular Signal Kool blog site, Signal View is the ideal companion app to iKommunicate. With a fishing screen, engine screen, custom […]
March 20, 2017
Smart Transducers

iKommunicate and the Smart Transducers

Recently we have seen a trend in customers asking about using smart transducers with our iKommunicate, rather than installing the more traditional; Log, Depth, Wind and navigation instruments. If you are re-fitting an older boat or doing an install on a new boat, then it is worth considering the cost […]
August 19, 2016

New set of "How To" Videos on our Long Range Wi-Fi Products

Getting a good long range Wi-Fi connection in a marina can be a challenge, particularly if you have not used the equipment for a while and cannot remember the steps involved. To try and help make this a little easier, Digital Yacht have created a set of “How To” videos […]
June 24, 2015
Digital Yacht's Wireless NMEA Devices

Overview of Digital Yacht’s Wireless NMEA Devices

Since 2011, when we released iAIS, the world’s first wireless AIS receiver, we have been gradually building up a powerful range of wireless NMEA products. All of these products allow NMEA data (the marine industry data standard) to be taken from your onboard navigation equipment and transferred wirelessly to your […]