Electronics & Communication – Page 6

  • M3 Sonar with M3 Tag Activator installed on a pole mount

    New monitoring system for fisheries research


    A new acoustic transponder tag monitoring system has been introduced to the fisheries research community during the American Fisheries Society annual conference in Portland, Oregon.

  • A new dawn for commercial fishers with inshore vessels like Sanford’s ‘Ana’ being fitted with a VMS

    NZ fishing companies install VMS


    Three New Zealand fishing companies - Aotearoa Fisheries, Sanford and Leigh Fish - are some of the first companies to commit to fitting vessel monitoring systems (VMS) on all trawlers within their fleets operating on the east coast of the North Island, from the Far North to the bottom of ...

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    St Helena and Philippines order electronic monitoring equipment


    SRT Marine System Solutions has supplied an AIS based Maritime Domain Management (MDM) system to St Helena, which enables authorities to monitor fishing boats operating across the country’s entire EEZ.

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    Furuno increases investment in ENL


    Japan’s Furuno has increased its investment in New Zealand’s ENL to a total of 29.5% - an increase from the initial 10% announced in July 2014.

  • The Dragonfly 4 and 5 PRO and Wi-Fish models

    Navionics Boating app now with Raymarine integration


    Navionics has incorporated the Raymarine Wi-Fish sonar application into the Navionics Boating app.

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    Digi selected for Furuno navigation systems


    Furuno Electric Co. Ltd. has selected Digi International® components and design services for its recently announced NavNet TZtouch2 advanced marine navigation systems.

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    US electronic monitoring and reporting grants


    The US National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the first round of grant awards for the Electronic Monitoring and Reporting (EMR) Grant Program.

  • The Autonomous EK can use wideband transducers for continuous ecosystem monitoring

    Simrad's new autonomous echo sounder


    Simrad has launched its new Autonomous EK system to carry out continuous long term, in-depth ecosystem monitoring of the subsea environment.

  • Eastern IFCA survey boat RV ‘Three Counties’

    UK IFCAs install broadband systems


    Buzz Marine has supplied its HubbaX4 Go marine broadband systems to five UK Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) patrol vessels.

  • Globalstar Sat-Fi and phone

    Globalstar turns Wi-Fi devices into satellite phones


    Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. has announced the availability of Sat-Fi in EMEA, which enables customers to use their existing smartphones and phone numbers to send and receive communications over Globalstar’s satellite network, offering voice and data connectivity when beyond the range of the mobile phone network.

  • Tech21 Patriot for iPhone 6

    New smart tech for workers on the go


    EnerPlex, manufacturer of rugged solar charging and portable power products, has developed a new range of products to make life easier for those travelling away from home.

  • noaa map

    Old data digitised for modern scientists


    NOAA Fisheries'' Alaska Fisheries Science Center has been successful in translating old survey data into a form that could be useful to modern scientists.

  • Daisy II and Willing Lad

    Twin rig brings benefits


    Over the last eight years, the Notus Trawlmaster net monitoring system has been installed on over 200 vessels across the UK and Ireland. One of the main reasons for its popularity is that the Trawlmaster system was specifically designed for twin-rigging.

  • Sri Lankan fishing vessels. Credit: calflier001/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Sri Lanka to install VMS


    Sri Lanka is installing transponders for vessel monitoring systems (VMS) in its deep-sea fishing fleet, as it seeks to lift a European Union ban on fish exports which has been in place since January, reports Chandani Jayatilleke.

  • An early SmartCatch prototype

    Technologies for sustainable fishing


    New, soon to be released ‘smart technology’ products from SmartCatch LLC are set to give fishermen the ability to not only remotely monitor what is happening inside their nets, but also to provide ways for them to control in-net escape panels, allowing for more precise target-species collection.

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    St Helena opts for Globavista VMS


    The Government of St Helena has selected the Globavista Portal integrated web based technology as its Vessel Monitoring System, extending the relationship between the respective parties to nine years in total.

  • USAID Maximizing Agricultural Revenue through Knowledge, Enterprise Development and Trade project’s Chief of Party Tim Moore (left) congratulates Gerald Knecht, CEO of P.T. Bali Seafood (right) and David Solomon, CEO of Pelagic Data Systems. Credit: USAID

    Innovative technology recognised


    P.T. Bali Seafood and Pelagic Data Systems have been awarded for their innovative technology that has the potential to help small-scale fishers across Asia.

  • KVH’s TracPhone® V-IP satellite communications antenna systems

    KVH expands broadband network capacity


    KVH Industries, Inc. has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network to support heightened demand from customers engaged in a wide range of commercial maritime activities around the world, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, and shipping.

  • TracPhone® satellite communications antenna system

    KVH ships 5,000th TracPhone


    KVH Industries, Inc. recently shipped its 5,000th TracPhone® satellite communications antenna system for the mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network, adding more than 1,000 units in the past year.

  • Scanmar’s new hydrophone

    New noise hydrophone from Scanmar


    Norwegian company Scanmar is launching its latest innovation - a hydrophone with noise measurement.