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Engine Monitoring Gateway operates with NMEA displays.

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January 9, 2014 - Designed to digitize analog engine data, Actisense® EMU-1 allows boaters to display and monitor engines of their vessel on any NMEA 2000® display. Unit is capable of digitizing up to 6 parameters or gauge inputs in parallel, or 4 alarms, 2 tachometer and 2 auxiliary inputs. Each device can be configured for various engine makes and models.

Northport Systems Inc.

60 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 902, Toronto, M4T 1N5, Canada

Original Press Release

Northport Systems Introduces Actisense® Engine Monitoring Units

Press release date: January 6, 2014

Powerful NMEA® Engine Monitoring Gateway Now Available from Canadian Distributor

Toronto, Canada – Northport Systems Inc., announced today the availability of the new intelligent National Marine Electronic Association (NMEA)-compliant gateway, the Actisense® Engine Monitoring Unit (EMU-1). Designed to digitize analog engine data, The EMU-1 gateway is an innovative, cost-effective, and easy-to-install solution that allows boaters to display and monitor the engines of their vessel on any NMEA 2000® displays. The new EMU-1 will be on display at the Toronto Boat Show (January 11-19) at the Fugawi-Northport Systems’ booth #G-315, and has been entered for the 2104 Best of Show award.

The Actisense EMU-1 gateway is capable of digitizing up to six parameters or gauge inputs in parallel, or four alarms, two tachometer and two auxiliary inputs. Each unit can be configured to meet the versatility of various engine makes and models.

“The EMU-1 has been designed so engine information is easily shared on the NMEA 2000 bus, removing the need and expense associated with changing an existing engine,” said Phil Whitehurst, managing director of Active Research Limited. “This changes the way analog to NMEA data conversions are done. We are gathering feedback from customers to understand what they want the EMU-1 to support so we can prioritize adding additional features.”

The complete Actisense line of NMEA interfaces, gateways and cables are available for purchase in Canada from Northport Systems. For more information on Actisense products, pricing or to learn more about and the entire product lines, please visit www.actisense.ca. To learn more about Northport Systems, please contact (416) 920-9300 or visit www.fugawi.com.

About Northport Systems Inc.:
Established in 1995 in Toronto, Canada, Northport Systems Inc. (www.fugawi.com) now supplies desktop and mobile navigation and mapping software products and online maps, charts and services to over 130 countries under the Fugawi and X-Traverse brands. Northport enjoys a worldwide reputation as a leader in GPS mapping software and innovative GPS applications for the outdoor recreation and marine markets. Fugawi Software and Fugawi X-Traverse are properties of Northport Systems.

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