Product News: Electronic Components & Devices
Electronic Marine Charts improve boating information access.
Press Release Summary:
July 9, 2013 - Containing multiple content layers, including Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™ HD bathymetry map layer, and Community Edits, Navionics+ electronic chart solution provides access to marine and lakes areas onÂ single chip. Users can select coverage areas within extensive regions, such as USÂ and Canada, which enables download of saltwater and freshwater areas onto one card. Navionics Updates enables Navionics owners to update their charts and access all Navionics+ capabilities and features.
Original Press Release
New Navionics Products Make Global Debut
Press release date: July 2, 2013
Wareham, Mass. – Navionics, the leader in electronic charting for the recreational boating market, announced today the availability of Navionics+ and Navionics Updates through resellers worldwide. Navionics’ new products improve the way customers access cartography and boating information by providing easy online updates to ensure their charts reflect the most current data available for their GPS chartplotters.
Navionics+ is a powerful electronic chart solution for new customers that provides greater content and access to marine and lakes areas on a single chip. Customers can select coverage areas within extensive regions, such as US & Canada which enables download of saltwater and freshwater areas including the Great Lakes and boundary waters onto one card. Navionics+ contains multiple content layers including Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™ high definition bathymetry map layer, and Community Edits. “Navionics+ and Navionics Updates give customers the information they need to make the most of every on-the-water excursion,” said Don Black, Senior Vice president of Sales and Marketing, Navionics. “These products are the foundation of a new era in the way boaters access and update electronic charts. We are very excited about their release and are proud to be at the forefront of cartography innovation.”
SonarCharts™ for the United States is live with the user sonar log upload feature which creates enhanced maps that can be downloaded within about one week. Navionics Updates is a convenient and economical way for current owners of Navionics to update their charts and access all Navionics+ capabilities and features. Both include access to Freshest Data updates for 12 months. Eligible products include Silver and Gold marine charts, HotMaps Premium lake maps, and Marine & Lakes USA.
For more information on Navionics+ and Navionics Updates, or to find a dealer, please visit www.navionics.com.
For nearly 30 years, Navionics® has developed and manufactured electronic navigation charts and systems for marine, inland lakes and rivers, and outdoors use. Navionics, based in Viareggio, Italy, operates its US headquarters in Wareham, MA, and worldwide offices in the UK, India and Australia and Estonia.
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