Marine Electronic Services Ltd will launch MAC ENC at the London Boat Show in January. MAC ENC is a new MAC based electronic charting programme capable of real time navigation. Its turns you MAC notebook into a full function electronic chart plotter and it accepts industry standard NMEA data from GPS, instruments and AIS receivers. It will provide an overlay of your current position, previous track and current course on detailed electronic charts. Waypoints can be created and edited at the click of a mouse and can include name, icon and description information.
Marine Electronic Services Ltd have launched a new AIS anti-collision system called the Watchmate WMR750. Watchmate is an electronic chart plotter incorporating a dual channel AIS receiver that displays an overlay of AIS targets but without mapping to clutter up the screen. The display emulates a radar with the vessel in the centre of the screen and the user able to choose from either a head up display when under way or a north up display when at anchor. Other modes include a list of targets which can be prioritised and filtered identifying the most dangerous as a priority.
Marine Electronic Services Ltd have recently upgraded the popular C-Map PC Planner software to incorporate free weather data, now called C-Forecast. PC Planner had previously allowed C-Map cartridge users to view their cartography on their home PC, manage new or existing routes and waypoints and plan their passages in the comfort of their armchair.