Lumitec Launches Digital Lighting Control System
Lumitec’ s Poco Delivers a Powerful, Low-Cost On-board Advanced Lighting Control Solution.Lumitec, a leading designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, officially announces the launch of their “Poco” Digital Lighting Control system.Poco Digital Lighting Control delivers powerful, low cost on-board lighting control through a compatible MFD or connected smart device and a simple, easy to install control module.Suitable for new builds or refits, the Poco control module is compact and completely sealed.
Intellian Unveils New 1m dual-band Antenna for uninterrupted coverage
Intellian launched the dual-band, 3-axis s100HD WorldView satellite TV system, featuring the company’s latest generation LNB (Low Noise Block-Down Converter) technology. The new system, set to debut this week at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, is an exact aesthetic match to the company’s GX100 and v100 products, which are the most popular satellite communications terminals in the world today. The newly designed 1 meter (40 inch) antenna system simultaneously receives two Ka-band satellite signals and one Ku-band signal for DIRECTV North America’s HD programming…
Maersk to Install Inmarsat's Entertainment Service
The leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Maersk Tankers, the owner and operator of one of the world’s largest fleets of product tankers, has chosen to install Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service on 30 of its vessels as part of a pilot scheme. Maersk Tankers Head of Vessel IT, Henning Madsen, said “We have chosen to install the new Fleet Media service as we wish to provide our employees with an entertainment system which is up-to-date, with the most recent content and frequently refreshed.
KEP Marine Releases Video Recording Products
KEP Marine releases today the innovative network video recording system and new HD cameras. The plug-and-play KVNR-8001 network video recording system is simple to install with easy to use commands and remote operating capability. Offering high definition footage recorded at 30 frames per second from multiple sources, the KVNR-8001 provides time-stamped recordings allowing owners access to all memorable moments that are instantly available via iPhone, iPad or Android smart device.
ABB Debuts Intelligent Voice-activated Smart Home System
ABB, a global leader in power and automation, unveiled the world’s most advanced voice activated smart home automation system at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany. This latest innovation allows consumers to use voice commands to control more than 60 home automation functions for the full range of applications in a typical residential smart home environment including lighting, heating, blind control and door communication. ABB launched free@home last year to make it easier for installers to offer home automation…
The Busy Signal
As maritime markets continue to recover and interest and investment in advanced communication systems picks up steam, Tore Morten Olsen, Head of Maritime Services at Astrium Services, says the focus now shifts now from simple connectivity to providing specific business solutions at sea. While the evolution of communications at sea has had its fair share of starts and stops, largely driven by overriding economic conditions of the day as well as the stale notion that communications costs are an expense versus an investment…
Astrium Offers XChange Upgrade
Astrium Services released a new software version for its established XChange connectivity platform, which offers a range of new features to facilitate permanent remote access, allow smartphone usage on board and provide improved VoIP capabilities. XChange v2.3 was developed to meet specific customer demands and is available free of charge by a simple firmware update, through a local file or via the embedded over-the-air update feature. The inclusion of new VoIP technology in XChange enables bandwidth savings of over 50%, whilst at the same time offering high call quality and reliability. This makes regular use of VoIP a more attractive option to the crew…
Inventing the iBoat
It all started back in the mid 1990’s when the seemingly new fangled internet became a tangible information portal for home computer users. As the prohibitive costs started to dissipate, the so called ‘e’-volution took off, thus making access to email, blogs, and personalized web pages more tangible and popular, even to the point of being expected. Today, the internet has nearly become lifeblood and people are all but helpless without some form of streaming connection to the information superhighway.