The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has named 11 products in nine categories as winners of the 2014 NMEA Product Awards. For the ninth straight year, Furuno USA was once again named Manufacturer of the Year.
The winners are:
For Multi-Function Display: Furuno NavNet TZtouch TZT14
For Autopilot (two winners): Garmin GHP 20 and GHC 20 with SmartPump, and the Raymarine Evolution System.
For Fish Finder: Furuno FCV587 Color LCD
For Radar: Furuno NavNet TZtouch TZTBB with DRS6A UHD
For Satellite Communications Antenna: KVH TracPhone V3IP
For Marine VHF Radio: Icom IC-M506 Marine Transceiver
For Satellite TV Antenna: KVH TracVision TV1
For Computer-Based Software: Nobeltec TimeZero Catch
For Marine Specialty (two winners): FLIR MD-625 Thermal Camera System and GOST Watch HD App.
Manufacturer of the Year — Support: Furuno USA
The winners were announced at the NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo in October.