Jeppeson will be a welcome addition to iPad charting software. C-Map has some catching up to do. Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This reminds me of the picture I took in when testing some software at my own helm: Don’t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Looks interesting, the ipad is quickly becoming a very interesting backup navigation device with apps from Imray, Navionics and now Jeppesen. We could go on for ever, see what happens when geeks go tribal..!!!
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I think the situation is quite the opposite, Rick.
April 7, at 2: Marcello, you are on the right path! Should be going to market within jepesen few months. If Jeppeson is looking to have something for another platform, they should make a version for the Blackberry Playbook, which RIM says will finally go on sale later this month.
They can get the various chart data available and provide pictures on the screen along with a GPS overlay showing live position. Don’t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.
Recent Forum Posts RE: Sure, the software can be improved that is why I welcome the new offering from Jeppesen and the lack of waterproofing might be a problem if you use an iPad in an open cockpit. Perhaps the very fact that the Ipad is well locked down, appeals in part to Jeppeson.
Good point, Jeff, and I have been trying to address it when writing about charting apps…but missed here. I know the quality from Ppan2nav et al. Jeppeen that gets sorted out I would think mairne would be very hesitant to use that mechanism to sell data charts for their apps.
With 15 million units sold to date, the iPad is no Betamax and Apple has incredible sourcing clout. July 13, at 5: For backup, i have two other GPS.
But I suspect Navionics and the new C-Map app may be the easier way to go for your purposes. April 3, at 7: And this is a niche where Apple has competitive prices and may be able to maintain them. There are no models and no existing products that do this today in a general way for onboard use.
Jeppesen C-Map app, Plan2Nav previewed
If so, that will be a huge seller…. Beck, iNavX may have the largest selection of charts at this point as you can buy all Navionics Gold charts for it via X-Traverse plus cartography from other sources.
You can also subscribe without commenting. April 1, at There are a few about but only wi-fi. I for one do use an iPad and iNavX as primary nav.
Jeppesen C-Map app, Plan2Nav previewed – Panbo
Keep me signed in. We will keep you posted!! July 13, at 2: I sail worldwide with paper charts only and it is a pain.
I am not surprised that Jeppesen, and maybe also Garmin are joining the nav App bandwagon. C-Map has some catching up to do. Engine digital data Hello everyone.
i-Marine Apps: Jeppesen Marine Plan2Nav
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. We will keep you updated on the latest news in marine electronics. Besides the hardware limitations water, sunlight visibility, etc the software is immature.
I have 2 CMD 2.