A rise in the use of tablets and smartphones across the industry has opened up the previously closed world of onboard instrument networks and is creating new opportunities within the marine electronics industry.
Navico has extended SMG’s distribution agreement to include its marine electronics brand Lowrance.
Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands and Garmin International a unit of Garmin, have ended their three-year-long legal dispute relating to sonar and auto guidance patents.
Navico has acquired Yacht Defined Sweden AB, a user-friendly technology platform within navigation and digital switching systems.
Simrad Yachting has launched its NSO evo3 navigation system for larger cruising and sportfishing boats.
Navico-owned B&G and Simrad brands will become the standard fit electronics for Bavaria’s sailing yachts, motorboats and catamarans.
B&G has launched its new Vulcan family of sailing chartplotters with 3G or 4G broadband radar compatibility.
A Texas federal jury has found that Garmin willfully infringed two of Navico’s DownScan Imaging sonar patents and awarded Navico more than $38m (US) in damages.
An autopilot system control head with automated turn patterns and depth contour tracking has launched.
Navico has appointed Dawn Ramsay to the role of country sales manager for the UK and Ireland, managing the recreational sales team for the region.
Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, has finalised an agreement to acquire marine monitoring and control systems company Naviop.
The US Court of Appeals has reversed a previous ruling in favour of Navico in its DownVü patent lawsuit against Garmin, ruling two of the patents were invalid.
An Enforcement Initial Determination (EID) filed by an International Trade Commission (ITC) Administrative Law Judge has found Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) violated cease-and-desist orders issued in 2015 regarding the importation and sale of products featuring DownVü scanning sonar technology.
Fishing electronics manufacturer, Lowrance, is to launch the largest addition yet to its Carbon series, the HDS CarbonTM 16, a new high-performance fishfinder/chartplotter with a 16-inch screen.
Lowrance, part of the Navico group is celebrating 60 years of electronics manufacture.
Vodafone is to work with Navico to bring global connectivity to the company’s GoFree product suite.
When Leif Ottosson sold his business in 2006, his intention was to retire. However his plans changed rapidly when he was asked to act as a consultant for Navico.
The International Trade Commission (ITC) has again ruled that Garmin DownVü scanning sonar products may not be imported into the United States as they violate Navico’s patents for DownScan Imaging technology.
Navico, one of the world’s largest marine electronics company and parent company to leading brands Lowrance, Simrad and B&G is to exhibit at Seawork Asia 2014.
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