Vesper Marine Class B AIS

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WatchMate Vision2 has a new look. Its touchscreen still lets users scroll through menus, zoom in and out, select vessels for navigational data, change alarm settings and more. The 5.7-inch color display can be viewed at a range of angles, and through polarized glasses. Driven by smartAIS technology, Vision2 triggers alarms in the event of a hazardous situation. Its NMEA gateway and Wi-Fi capability can communicate alerts and transponder information to an Android or iOS smartphone or tablet using the WatchMate App. Price: $1,249. Vesper Marine, Auckland, New Zealand, +64 9 950 4848. vespermarine.com

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue.

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