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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 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 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, 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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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.