Digital Yacht News

  • New Signal K App – Signal View

    Mar 27, 2017

    Just a quick post to let you know about a great new Signal K App for iOS devices, called Signal View. Written by Adam Hyde, the author behind the popular Signal Kool blog site, Signal View is the ideal companion … Continue reading

  • Next Generation Instrument Solution From Digital Yacht & Seamantec

    Mar 23, 2017

    Here’s a new solution for next generation instrumentation on your boat.  When we designed WindSense, our wireless wind system, we thought most users would utilise mobile devices like iPhones and tablets as a display but it turns out many users … Continue reading

  • iKommunicate and the Smart Transducers

    Mar 20, 2017

    Recently we have seen a trend in customers asking about using smart transducers with our iKommunicate, rather than installing the more traditional; Log, Depth, Wind and navigation instruments. If you are re-fitting an older boat or doing an install on … Continue reading

  • Wireless AIS Configuration App for Android

    Mar 17, 2017

    Our proAIS2 software for configuring and checking our latest generation of AIS transponders is a useful tool, but only being Windows and Mac compatible, it does have its limitations. With this in mind, we have developed an Android App that … Continue reading

  • How to Connect our WL70+iKConnect to a Marina Hotspot

    Mar 15, 2017

    Our WL70 long range Wi-Fi Antenna and iKConnect mini wireless router are a great combination for cost effective long range Wi-Fi connection on a boat. We have tried to make the process of connecting to a marina hotspot as simple as … Continue reading

  • New iKommunicate SD Card Image V1.63

    Mar 3, 2017

    Every iKommunicate has an 8GB micro SD Card on which we pre-load some Signal K web apps. They are stored in the “Hosted” folder and can easily be replaced with your own favourite web apps as they become available. There … Continue reading

  • New WindSense App for Android

    Mar 2, 2017

    Our new WindSense wireless wind system can work with many existing apps like the popular NMEARemote, Imray Instruments, SailTimer, etc. but most of these are for Apple iOS devices, so we decided to develop and release a simple Wind display app for … Continue reading

  • iKommunicate Getting Around !

    Feb 25, 2017

    Well the 2017 boat show season is in full swing and our iKommunicate gateway is getting lots of attention wherever it goes. The picture above was taken last week at the NauticSud 2017 show in Naples (Italy) where Raffaele Montella … Continue reading

  • New “How to” Video for proAIS2

    Feb 24, 2017

    Earlier this week, a customer asked us if we had a video that showed how to use our proAIS2 Configuration and Diagnostics Software that we supply with our latest Class B AIS Transponders. Rather embarrassingly we had to say that … Continue reading

  • New!SPL1500 antenna splitter makes for an easy AIS install

    Feb 14, 2017

    Digital Yacht’s new SPL1500 AIS-VHF antenna splitter promises to make installing an AIS transponder easier – enabling the AIS to share the boat’s main VHF antenna. It uses Digital Yacht’s patented ZeroLoss technology for excellent performance. The existing VHF antenna … Continue reading