Simrad, B&G Introduce Network Diagnostic Software
Simrad and B&G have announced the Network Analyzer and Service Assistant available for all Zeus2 and Zeus2 Glass Helm multifunction displays, and Vulcan chartplotters, NSS evo2, NSO evo2, and GO multifunction displays with GoFree connectivity. Available in the latest Simrad and B&G software downloads, users will now be notified of system software updates no matter how far offshore they are as long as they have wireless connection with the Network Analyzer. The new Service Assistant…
Vesper Marine Updates WatchMate Vision
Vesper Marine, a manufacturer of marine safety products, announced a free upgrade for its flagship AIS Class B transponder, the WatchMate Vision, streamlining usability, while adding new safety features and enhancements to the user experience. Preinstalled on all new units, the update is also available at no charge for existing owners. “When we first launched the WatchMate Vision, we raised the bar for boater safety,” said Jeff Robbins, CEO, Vesper Marine. “Today it is the premier AIS safety instrument on the planet.
Simrad Launches Navigational Interface TripInte
Recently launched with a free software upgrade, Simrad TripIntel navigational interface provides NSS evo2, NSO evo2 and GO7 users with an easy to use and interpret graphical presentation of real-time vital statistics and range data. Simrad TripIntel consists of a Cruise Performance Indicator and History tab, which offer users valuable at-a-glance insight that can improve safety, reduce costs and maximize performance. Estimated fuel range, total distance travelled, route taken…
Software Update Expands Simrad Display Functionality
Simrad NSS and NSO evo2 users are able to download a free software upgrade for Simrad NSS and NSO evo2 multifunction displays. The latest software updates, RTM 3.5 for NSS evo2, RTM 4.5 for NSO evo2 and RTM 2.0 for GO7, enable TripIntel, StructureScan 3D, SonicHub2 capabilities and significant enhancements to the WM-3 Weather Module. Offering boaters valuable vessel-tracking information, TripIntel presents vital data in an intuitive graphical format providing everything a boater needs to plan and manage a day offshore. By offering actionable performance enhancements, users gain insight that can improve safety, cut costs and maximize time on the water.
Navico Launches GoFree Brand
Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, has launched its newest brand, GoFree. Designed to deliver content and services to consumers for use with Lowrance, Simrad and B&G Multifunction Displays (MFDs), as well as mobile devices. GoFree products include all existing Insight charts, Insight Genesis personalized mapping service with Social Map community data sharing, BioBase aquatic map Software as a Service (SaaS), the online GoFree Shop which offers content from Jeppesen…
B&G Offers Free Software Update for Zeus Displays
B&G, a manufacturer of instruments and marine electronics for sailing, has announced a free software update for Zeus, Zeus Touch and Zeus2 Multifunction Displays. These updates add new features to the Zeus family of products and closer integration with the new B&G H5000 instrument system. In addition to H5000 support, Zeus button-led units will gain the added benefits of FLIR camera and B&G ZC1 wired remote control integration. The ZC1 remote control unit can control up to four Zeus displays with Pilot control and MOB functions.
Standard Horizon Upgrades Navigation System
Standard Horizon released a free software upgrade for its CPN Series touch-screen multimedia navigation systems, the 10.1-inch CPN 1010i and seven-inch CPN700i. The update is available through Standard Horizon’s website at standardhorizon.com. By taking advantage of Standard Horizon’s v220.127.116.11 software, users of these advanced C-MAP 4D based chartplotters will unlock enhanced navigation performance, exclusive pairing with Jeppesen’s Plan2Nav mobile app and an improved online and entertainment experience anytime a WiFi hotspot is near.