Press release -
Nautisk extends reach into the leisure market with NaviPlotter
Nautisk has developed its’ first product aimed at sailing, boating and fishing customers. NaviPlotter allows users to explore, plan and navigate routes in real-time using hi resolution digital vector charts and navigation tools.
Available as a free download with in-app purchases, NaviPlotter includes a multitude of essential route planning and navigation information and works on iPhone and iPad.
Nautisk Head of Innovation Kjetil Bentsen said:
“We have taken our digital navigation expertise from the commercial market to develop a tool for those sailing for fishing and leisure. As with all Nautisk products, all the information within NaviPlotter is up to date and multi-layered data is available to enhance the user experience and functionality.”
The FREE OF CHARGE version of NaviPlotter includes all navigation and voyage planning tools:
- Normal, satellite and hybrid view maps
- Route Planning and real-time tracking
- North up and course up displays
- Add and share Point of Interest (POI)
- Charts work offline
- Route export, import and sharing
- Share routes via Dropbox
- Built-in tutorial mode including demo charts
- NMEA GPS, AIS, Wind Speed and Direction gauges
- Tide, moon and sun times
- Weather including wave height and period
- Apple Watch Support
Users choosing the to use In-App purchases to enhance NaviPlotter benefit from high resolution vector charts derived from digital charts from Hydrographic Offices, live AIS and Augmented Reality views (AR). Each chart purchase provides free updates for a 12 month period.
NaviPlotter’s unique AR view mode allows the user to view buoys, lights, AIS targets (ships) and routes to next waypoint overlaid on the iPhone or iPad live camera view. Using the AR LockOn feature users can select a target on the chart and be guided to it using the AR camera view. In addition, NaviPlotter’s world-leading AR FLIR ONE camera support offers night and fog-vision views.
NaviPlotter is available now in the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/naviplotter-maritime-navigation/id1209754367?mt=8
Find out more: www.naviplotter.com
Nautisk has been supplying maritime charts and publications to the merchant marine since 1896, with a strong focus on the shipping market since its beginnings as the chart division of NHST. Today, Nautisk is one of the world’s leading chart agents with a global network of offices covering key shipping routes and markets, including Europe, the US and Asia.