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News archive for November 2011

Class A AIS Technology Upgrade

15 November 2011

Digital Deep Sea has incorporated additional functionality to their CLA1000, class A AIS transponder. One of the features of a class A is the ability to program the vessels destination port, ETA and number of passengers on board. This often time consuming task is normally done through the CLA1000 keyboard and display, but to make things easier and quicker, Digital Deep Sea is now including free PC programming and AIS viewing software.

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First Class PC and Entertainment Solution without the Price Tag

15 November 2011

Digital Yacht, make a point of keeping abreast of new technology and social trends, so it’s no surprise that their ever popular range of marine PCs have been upgraded. On the outside it might look like a boring black box, but on the inside it’s been given a first class upgrade. The new AquaMedia II is so much more than just a computer. It enables you to do all the things you love doing at home while on your boat.

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Digital Yacht Release Pint Sized Class B AIS Transponder

15 November 2011

Digital Yacht has introduced a new class B AIS Transponder called the AIT2000. Despite being 50% smaller than Digital Yacht’s previous AIT1000 model, it manages to cram in more functionality and is one of the world’s smallest class B devices.

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BMEA Conference 2011 Overview by Tony Johns

9 November 2011

Derek Gilbert, BMEA Chairman welcomed the delegates to this 2011 Conference. He told them that over 30 different BMEA member companies were present, that we now had the majority of the Association’s Waterside Dealers with at least one engineer at each and every premises with the BMET or MEI certifications.

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Contributors required for BMEA Direct – The On-line Journal of the British Marine Electronic Association

9 November 2011

BMEA Direct, the on-line journal of the British Marine Electronics Association, is looking for contributors from its membership for the next twelve months. The journal, published quarterly is circulated to all members of the BMEA, including dealers, retailers, manufacturers, distributors and others involved in the design, manufacturing, sales, installation and service of high quality marine electronics for recreational boating and the commercial maritime marketplace.

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Visit NMEA 2000 Connect Fest at METS, 16 November 2011 (10.00 – 15.30)

7 November 2011

NMEA 2000 Connect Fest is a “LIVE” Demonstration of the NMEA 2000 ‘OPEN’ Industry Networking Standard. A number of diverse manufacturers will be interacting and demonstrating the interoperability of disparate products talking the same language in a network environment.

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Grant for R&D – Support for Small Single Businesses

7 November 2011

A new Technology Strategy Board scheme is offering funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology, from which successful new products, processes and services could emerge.

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Southampton Solent University graduate internship scheme offering up to £1350 for businesses

7 November 2011

For businesses interested in taking on a graduate intern, Southampton Solent University (SSU) has launched an internship scheme offering employers up to £1350 towards a 3 month paid graduate internship.

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Introducing the S10 AIS Beacon

7 November 2011

Waterproof, buoyant and compact, this unique product can make all the difference in locating and retrieving a missing crew member. The Smartfind S10 incorporates both AIS (Automatic Identification System) and GPS technology and once activated transmits a unique alert signal to AIS equipment onboard the vessel the individual has come from, and to other AIS equipped vessels within a typical 4 mile radius.

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Broadband 4G Radar – the death of the pulse?

7 November 2011

B&G, Simrad Yachting and Lowrance are pleased to announce the arrival of Broadband 4G™ Radar. From the same family as the award-winning BR24 and the pioneering Broadband 3G™, this ground breaking FMCW technology radar is set to change the way you navigate for good.

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