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FLIR Introduces Raymarine DockSense Alert

FLIR Systems announced Raymarine DockSense Alert, a new addition to Raymarine’s intelligent docking technology line designed for a broader range of vessels. Raymarine DockSense, unveiled in early 2019, is the recreational marine industry’s first intelligent object recognition and motion-sensing assisted docking solution. Based on this patent pending technology, DockSense Alert can be installed on any boat to help captains safely monitor their surroundings and dock their boats with confidence.Similar to the driver-assist capabilities of today’s modern automobiles…

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FLIR Introduces Raymarine Element S Nav Displays

FLIR Systems has announced Raymarine Element S, a new series of navigation displays for cruisers and sailors.Building on the success of FLIR’s Raymarine Element HV Series with HyperVision sonar, the Element S models feature a superior all-weather display, best-in-class speed, and straightforward operation, while delivering confidence-inspiring GPS navigation to captains who don’t want or need the capability or extra expense of sophisticated sonar.Element S is available in 7-, 9-…

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FLIR Introduces Raymarine Axiom XL Multifunction Displays

Today, FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the introduction of the Raymarine Axiom XL line of multifunction displays (MFDs) and the immediate availability of two Axiom XL models. Designed for premium yachts and glass bridge installations, Axiom XL displays offer the largest size in the Axiom family. Engineered to perform in extreme marine conditions, the Axiom XL family is fully waterproof and can be installed in both open cockpits and enclosed bridge stations. Each model uses in-plane switching (IPS) and Raymarine’s optical bonding display technology to deliver wider viewing angles…

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Raymarine Launches New AIS Transceiver

Raymarine, a brand by FLIR systems, has announced the launch of its new Automatic Identification System (AIS) transceiver featuring an integrated antenna splitter. The new Raymarine AIS700 Class B transceiver enables boat owners to share the same antenna with their onboard VHF equipment making installation much easier, tidier and less expensive. Delivering the best-in-class performance, the AIS700 uses the latest networking technologies for faster updating, increased bandwidth and better range.

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Raymarine Upgrades its Evolution Autopilots

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced  the release of Evolution Release 4 (R4), an update to its Raymarine Evolution Autopilots available as a free upgrade. Engineered for both sailing and power boat applications, Evolution R4 brings wind and waypoint autopilot steering to new level of accurate and responsive control, making steering to a destination easier, faster and more efficient. At the center of every Evolution autopilot system is the 9-axis EV sensor core. The EV sensor core monitors vessel motion in all three dimensions…

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New Weather App for Raymarine LightHouse OS

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that the latest Raymarine LightHouse OS now includes a graphical weather forecast (GRIB) viewer app, which enables boaters to access Theyr global weather data on-demand directly on Raymarine multifunction navigation displays. The LightHouse GRIB Viewer app utilizes Wi-Fi connectivity to download and display high-resolution Theyr weather forecast information on- screen. Raymarine users simply connect to a marina Wi-Fi, a mobile hotspot, or satellite internet to download the latest forecasts.

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FLIR Partners with Rockford Fosgate

Rockford Fosgate and FLIR Systems have partnered in the development of integrated audio solutions for the marine environment. The two companies will have products on display for demonstration at the Miami International Boat show to be held February 11-14. Visitors to the FLIR / Raymarine booth will have the opportunity to test drive and interact with Rockford Fosgate audio systems directly from Raymarine-branded multifunction navigation displays. The first model Rockford Fosgate will offer with Raymarine integration is the PMX-5 digital media receiver.

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FLIR Debuts Wireless CHIRP Marine Radar

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the launch of its new Raymarine Quantum CHIRP radar, a recreational marine radar dome featuring CHIRP pulse compression technology. Representing a new approach to marine radar, Quantum CHIRP radar aims to set a new standard for compact solid state radar, delivering superior radar imaging on both long and short ranges. Quantum’s CHIRP Pulse Compression technology uses multiple compressed, radar pulses with FLIR’s ATX advanced target separation technology to display targets like boats…

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FLIR Enhances Raymarine LightHouse II OS

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the release of the latest upgrade to its LightHouse II operating system for Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs). Available in the form of a free download on raymarine.com, LightHouse II Release 15 gives captains the ability to monitor engine rooms using the new FLIR AX8 marine thermal camera system, improves collision avoidance with new graphical representations of AIS targets and supports direct software updates over Wi-Fi to keep Raymarine users up-to-date with the latest technology.

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FLIR Debuts New Sonars and Thermal Cameras

New sonars and thermal cameras let boaters see farther at night and see more underwater. FLIR Systems released three new sonars and two new thermal cameras that have one goal in mind: making your time on the water safer and more enjoyable than ever. With FLIR’s thermal imaging technology, the new M400 stabilized multi-sensor thermal camera, and handheld Ocean Scout  thermal camera, give boaters ability to spot other vessels, avoid collisions, and stay safe on the water by seeing clearly in total darkness and in bad weather.

Raymarine, Jeppesen Partner on Navigation

Raymarine Navigation Displays to support C-MAP by Jeppesen Charts. FLIR Systems announced support for C-MAP by Jeppesen cartography in the company’s range of Raymarine Multifunction Displays. Raymarine and Jeppesen have collaborated for a navigation featuring support for C-MAP 4D across Raymarine’s range of LightHouse II based multifunction displays. The Raymarine line of Dragonfly Sonar/GPS will also support C-MAP, giving anglers access to Jeppesen’s worldwide map library.

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Raymarine Debuts New Tech at FLIB 2014

FLIR Systems, Inc. launched the Raymarine Ray70 Multifunction VHF Marine Radio and the LightHouse II Version 12 Software upgrade for Raymarine multifunction displays. Raymarine’s new line of VHF radios are being showcased this week at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2014. As Raymarine’s new flagship VHF, Ray70 streamlines multiple communication tools into a single device. The Ray70’s integral Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver simplifies installation and delivers vessel traffic information to compatible navigation displays.

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FLIR's Thermal Night Vision Equipment Now Touch-screen Accessible

FLIR M‐Series is now compatible with TZTouch through Furuno’s Navnet TZTouch touch‐screen MFDs. FLIR’s popular M‐Series line of thermal night vision just got easier to use than ever, Now all M‐Series functions can be directly accessed through Furuno’s Navnet TZTouch touch‐screen MFDs. Change camera settings, optimize the video, and even pan and tilt the camera directly from your favorite Furuno TZTouch MFD. By incorporating “Pinch to Zoom” and “Tap to Point” functions, Furuno’s Navnet TZTouch software adds even more functionality to the camera.