March 6, 2013

Reports of Strange Wi-Fi behaviour with iOS V6.0

  We have recently noticed a number of iPhone/iPad customers reporting connection issues with our iAIS and WLN10 products. Fault symptoms have been; unable to connect to the wireless network, TCP connection time out and connection stability problems. A quick search on-line found evidence that other Apple users had found […]
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 […]
January 30, 2013

Wireless OpenCPN

  We were recently contacted by a Korean Sea Captain who wanted to know why he could not get his iAIS to work with OpenCPN on his laptop. At first we assumed he was connecting through USB but then we found out that OpenCPN has recently introduced a completely new […]
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 30, 2012

Boost the range of your iAIS or WLN10 wireless devices

  Both our iAIS and WLN10 wireless NMEA devices are supplied with a small 3dB wireless antenna, which is fine on most installations. However, on larger vessels or if you have to install the device in a cupboard or behind a bulk head, it is very easy to improve the […]
May 9, 2012

AIS on Raymarine Systems – Easy and cheaper with our AIT2000

We were contacted today by a Dutch customer having a new 15m motor yacht equipped with a Raymarine plotter and radar system but wanting to integrate it with a PC and iPad.  Even though Raymarine’s  latest E series products have a wifi repeater capability through an Apple app, there are […]
May 5, 2012

WLN10 – NMEA to WiFi Server

The WLN10 connects to a NMEA 0183 based system and makes any NMEA data available over a wifi link This innovative and cost effective wireless device creates its own 802.11b+g  wireless access point which any other wireless device can connect to, such as a Smart Phone, Netbook or Laptop. Connect […]