Tech Briefs

Lights come on when vessel stolen

Ft. Lauderdale-based underwater lights manufacturer Lumishore Ltd. has partnered with marine tracking and monitoring systems supplier Gost to remotely turn on lights when a sensor is activated, helping to find…

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Genset muffler cuts noise

South Florida-based Marine Exhaust Systems recently installed a G-19 water drop generator muffler on the 130-foot M/Y Lady Kath, which Capt. Bill Hipple said significantly reduced genset exhaust noise to…

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New filter system monitors temps

Ft. Lauderdale-based marine exhaust system company DeAngelo Marine Exhaust has launched a SeaClean Soot Filtration System, which monitors exhaust gas temperature and varies the power going to the heater element…

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New Sat-Fi links phone to satellite

Louisiana-based mobile satellite voice and data company Globalstar has launched Sat-Fi, a voice and data solution that provides seamless integration between any wi-fi enabled device such as smartphones and tablets…

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Touch screen display improved

Clearwater-based Small PC has integrated the latest touch screen technology into its new Multi-Touch LCD Display model SD240ML, a 24-inch screen that is sunlight readable and waterproof. A 1000-nit luminance…

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Kits boost cell phone range

South Carolina-based Shakespeare Company has launched dual-band Aura and Halo cellular booster kits that improve AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon cell phone and internet reception where phone signals are weak. The…

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WASSP builds sonar for yachts

New Zealand-based sonar manufacturer WASSP Ltd. has debuted WASSP-Wireless, a new system designed for superyachts and specifically underwater obstacle avoidance. Installed in the tender or a support vessel, the system…

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MPI starts electronics arm

Ft. Lauderdale-based yacht managers Marine Professionals (MPI) has formed a new group, Marine Electronics Inc., a full-service marine electronics and custom audio visual provider. MPI has been providing marine electronics…

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KVH doubles VSAT capacity

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries is doubling the capacity for two of the three global C-band beams of its mini-VSAT Broadband network. The increased capacity, which takes effect this month, enhances…

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New underwater lights shine

UK- and U.S.-based Lumishore, a manufacturer of LED underwater lights, has launched the new Lumishore EOS Thru-Hull Colour Change system. The new range of compact units have nearly three times…

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