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 […]
February 25, 2013

Digital Yacht Wireless NMEA Products now Android Compatible

  Since the beginning of 2013, we have been shipping our iAIS, WLN10 and NavLink products with new Access Point enabled firmware. Previously our wireless NMEA products operated in “Ad-Hoc” (also known as “Peer to Peer”) networking mode and this was fine for Apple and Windows products but did not […]
December 4, 2012

Combining Wireless Networks on a Boat

With more and more wireless devices going on to boats, it will not be too long before your average medium sized pleasure boat has at least two or more wireless networks. One for the Internet, another for the Sat Phone, perhaps another in the new Multi-Function Display chart plotter, the […]
August 2, 2012

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