Navigating with Today’s Technology
This 90-minute interactive overview explores the latest technologies and platforms used for navigating. From chart plotters to mobile navigation applications to web-based offerings, the various sources and use of data and charts are covered with emphasis on emerging trends. How are today’s technologies influencing navigation? Where does data originate and how is it refreshed and distributed? Which chart plotters and chart makers are leading the pack? What are the top mobile navigation applications? How is NOAA evolving its products? Is crowd-sourced information and data trustworthy? Waterway Guide Media’s editor-in-chief Ed Tillett offers a lively and informative survey of the industry. Bring your laptop, tablet and mobile devices for some hands-on analysis.