The GPS technology innovators announced a recent update to their bridge technology, adding more connectivity and features and integrating the ActiveCaptain app into its electronic chart displays, solid-state radars, sonar displays and echosounders. ActiveCaptain is said to provide an easy way for Captains to download navigational safety notices, plan routes, and create and update their […]
Christmas 2017 marked one year since our launch. To commemorate the journey, we created this showreel so you can have a glimpse into what it’s like behind the scenes at Superyacht Technology News. It’s been an emotional journey creating the dream: a digital news network exclusively dedicated to superyacht technology. Check out the video to […]
We hear from Kris Nieuwenhuis, Commercial Sales Manager at Ocean Signal, all about the company’s new Class B AIS Transponder and what we can expect in 2018 and beyond.
How will FarSounder’s Local History Mapping software and capabilities expand in 2018 to promote safer navigation?
Matthew Zimmerman, Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering at FarSounder, explains the technology behind the company’s 3D Forward Looking Sonars and plans to expand Local History Mapping capabilities. Visit FarSounder
It’s likely most of you attended METS. But RAI Amsterdam isn’t a small place, and we doubt anyone can say they visited all of the technology that they wanted to at the show. And if you didn’t get to attend, you must be wondering what you missed. That’s why we filled our METS schedules with […]
Making the unknown known: What is the new mapping software making navigating through unchartered waters safer?
In the great depths of our oceans, obstacles are constantly changing and difficult to avoid. This makes anchoring in unknown waters dangerous, with vessels often having no way of knowing whether they are next to or drifting towards hazards. However, recent investments into a database for the storage and integration of a boat’s bathymetric survey […]
Rescue beacon manufacturer Ocean Signal brought out the new ATB1 Class B AIS Transponder at METS, incorporating what the company is calling its superior SOTDMA access scheme. Designed as an aid to collision-avoidance, the device is said to provide a significant advantage in navigational safety, giving Captains the peace of mind that their vessel will be seen day or […]
We pit 2D against 3D to understand what we can expect from different Forward Looking Sonars With more and more exploration yachts choosing to operate in challenging environments, the risk of collision with poorly charted obstacles, wrongly placed obstacles (due to GPS malfunctions), or transient obstacles such as ice and submerged shipping containers, increases significantly. […]
The Refit special edition is out now! Whatever refit works you have planned for this season, we have all the information you need to select the best tech. Don’t miss the final say on CELLweaver from CEO Wilko Darger, following the alleged fraud of an ex-associate. We also go in-depth with thermal imaging cameras in […]