Smartphone App Keeps Boat Anchor Watch

Press Release
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Boat Monitor App: Photo credit Boat Monitor

BoatMonitor app is a remote anchor alarm that enables smartphone or computer to track a leisure boat's position at anchor, moored or in dock.

The app enables boat owners to relax and enjoy time ashore knowing their boat is secure, providing the following features:

    •    Live satellite map view of your boat's position relative to anchor
    •    Receive email and/or SMS (North America only) alerts
    •    Configurable alarm settings to suit the accuracy of your GPS
    •    Set anchor on map by current position or heading and distance
    •    Works in the background or when your device is asleep
    •    Configurable 'exclusion zone' within the anchoring radius
    •    Advanced averaging to maximize accuracy and minimize data usage
    •    Clear, easy-to-use interface

    •    Vibrate and/or alarm sound when outside safe zone
    •    Voice Alert reads out your distance and bearing to anchor (iOS)
    •    Operates in sleep mode
    •    Stays logged in
Detailed requirements are accessible here.


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