Wearable navigation is now a possibility thanks to Digital Yacht’s advanced new AquaWear range of NMEA wireless data servers - bringing all your navigation data right to your smart-phone. The new WLN20 to be launched at METS 2014 has also been nominated for the prestigious DAME design award.
You can download trade preview information from HERE or for a Word version of the press release, click the download at the bottom of this document.
Connect your existing navigation electronics via an industry standard NMEA interface and stream realtime data from GPS, instrument and AIS systems to transform the way you navigate. Your smart-phone is a powerful device and you can take advantage of its simple operation and touch screen high resolution display while afloat, transforming it into a new navigation device.
AquaWear servers are app agnostic and because they use industry standard protocols, they will integrate with all the leading brands of marine electronics. The applications market is constantly evolving with new innovative apps and programs launched daily. Choose from racing and instrument displays, AIS target tracking, charting and electronic navigation - the chances are that there is an app for your app available! If you are a developer, you can benefit from an open platform with stable and well proven hardware and join the AquaWear Alliance.
AquaWear servers can support multiple devices so your crew can connect too and it’s also compatible with iPads, Android phones and tablets, PCs and MACs allowing you to use it at the chart table too.
AquaWear servers are delivered with a splash proof, stylish yet tough wrist band case to suit most modern smart phones but of course you’re free to check out the massive range of 3rd party waterproof cases that are now available for your device.
AquaWear - next generation wearable navigation from Digital Yacht
DIGITAL YACHT 2014 IS ALL ABOUT NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR YOUR BOAT. BOATING SHOULD BE FUN, SAFE AND EASY AND OUR PRODUCTS INTEGRATE INTO EXISTING AND NEW BOAT NETWORKS TO BRING A POWERFUL DIMENSION TO YOUR ON-BOARD ELECTRONICS.