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Friday, July 3, 2020

Mercury Marine recently announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft‑capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile‑device app that integrate with a boat's propulsion systems to provide potentially lifesaving

tags: Software & Apps, Company Expansions, Engines, Safety, Smart Technology

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Today’s multifunction display (MFD) isn’t your daddy’s chartplotter. What used to be a simple electronic chart with a GPS lat/lon position has morphed into a comprehensive window into and outside your vessel. Integration falls into three buckets: tying together a comprehensive range of components, providing vessel

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Smart Technology, Travel, Electronics

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Raymarine’s family of Axiom Multifunction Displays offers an ever-expanding array of unique capabilities and technologies that make spending time on the Great Lakes safer, more rewarding, and a whole lot more fun. These valuable capabilities give captains immediate access to information about their vessel and the environment

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Boatrax, a Florida-based Marine Tech Startup, is excited to announce that its product is the first remote monitoring device to be NMEA 2000 Certified by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Born in the yachting capital of the world, Boatrax was first introduced at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as a

tags: Awards, Electronics, Smart Technology

Thursday, March 5, 2020

ANGLR, Lowrance® and Abu Garcia®, announce the successful collaboration between the three brands to blend their cutting-edge technologies to create a powerful new way to plan, record and relive fishing adventures – all while using precise data to catch more fish. Giving anglers a previously unavailable level of control,

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, recently announced that it has received official factory approval from Volvo Penta. After extensive testing for any potential compatibility issues, Dockmate has obtained approval to connect to the Volvo Penta electronic vessel control EVC-E and EVC-2. Dockmate is

tags: Company Expansions, Smart Technology

Monday, February 17, 2020

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands recently announced the launch of the WM-4 Marine Satellite Receiver for SiriusXM® weather and audio. Delivering vital weather and fishing information to Lowrance HDS LIVE and HDS Carbon, Simrad NSS evo3 and NSO evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and

tags: Travel, Electronics, Fishing, Safety, Smart Technology

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that its GOST NT-Evolution 2.0 security system was instrumental in thwarting an attempted electronics theft in Lighthouse Point, Florida. This is the third attempted electronics theft

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Monday, November 25, 2019

FLIR Systems enjoys a successful history of delivering complex solutions in intelligent and highly intuitive ways. Put simply, FLIR marine thermal cameras and Raymarine marine electronics incorporate unique technologies and capabilities boaters won’t find anyplace else. Raymarine’s problem-solving combination of powerful

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology

Friday, November 22, 2019

ZF Marine enters a partnership in marine system controls with Yacht Controller. ZF Marine’s SmartCommand control system will now be available packaged with Yacht Controller’s wireless remote-control system. The package will be available through Yacht Controller branded as the “Imperium” Control System. ZF, a

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Smart Technology

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