iAIS is a simple free AIS app for iPhone iPad. It is a target plotter designed for use with Digital Yachts iAIS WiFi receiver or any of our other Wireless NMEA products if they are connected to an AIS system. iAIS is a fun and interesting App for anyone onboard a boat fitted with one of our Wireless AIS systems, allowing other vessels to be seen, tracked and identified.
A new version of Digital Yacht’s iAIS app is also now available that supports a background layer of charting utilising the popular and detailed Navionics charts. What’s more, there’s no requirement to re-purchase charts as long as you have a current Navionics subscription and app on the iOS device. You can enable the Navionics charting layer with a low cost in app purchase.
AIS targets are plotted relative to iPhone/iPod/iPad position. Tapping on an AIS target displays details (i.e. speed, course, destination, type, length, etc.).
iAIS is also useful for testing a wireless NMEA system as it can show the transmission of raw wireless NMEA data (either TCP or UDP data packets) by the wireless server.
You can watch this video to understand how to set up the app.
Real time AIS target overlay with full drill down data
Real time position from AIS transponder
Navionics charting also now available as a back ground layer just add a low cost, in app purchase on iAIS app
Pan and zoom around the chart
Centre on targets or boat position
Tapable targets and target list
Choice of north up or course up charting displays
No repurchase necessary of Navionics charts – just login to your Navionics account
iPad and iPhone compatible
Works with any of Digital Yacht’s wireless AIS products or wireless NMEA servers connected to an AIS device