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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today Fishidy™ Sync for Raymarine Axiom® multifunction displays (MFDs), a powerful new feature for Axiom owners who also use the Fishidy mobile app. Fishidy Sync delivers seamless sharing of waypoint data between Axiom MFDs and mobile devices running Fishidy, along with next-level

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

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – recently announced the new Simrad® RS40-B, the first VHF marine radio with AIS transmit and receive capability. Featuring a sleek design with wireless handset capability,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Navigation, Safety, Smart Technology

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Outdoor technologies leader Scanstrut recently announced a new addition to their groundbreaking waterproof ROKK wireless range: ROKK Wireless – Active, the world’s first 12/24V waterproof wireless charging phone mount. ROKK Wireless – Active securely holds and wirelessly charges your phone even in the toughest

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Smart Technology

Thursday, May 30, 2019

FLIR is pleased to announce the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom® multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom. Certified by Yamaha,

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

Friday, April 5, 2019

Since its inception, the Pelagic Autopilot has received glowing reviews from sailors the world over, including many racers here in the Great Lakes region. The advanced features and robust construction of the Pelagic system is why, in January, Scanmar International, Inc. acquired the Pelagic Autopilot from Pelagic Autopilot, LLC,

tags: Navigation, Smart Technology

Thursday, April 4, 2019

If you’ve ever owned or operated a powerboat, you’re likely familiar with trim tabs, used to lift the transom of the boat up, and push the bow down to help the boat plane and ride comfortably. However, in the last decade, manufacturers – like Zipwake – have introduced interceptors, which help better control the

tags: Smart Technology, Stabilization

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) recently announced the Raymarine DockSense™ assisted docking system, the marine industry’s first intelligent object recognition and motion sensing assisted docking solution for recreational boating. DockSense system uses FLIR machine vision camera technology and video analytics to

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology