New Cargo Schedules Tool is added to BigOceanData

We are excited to announce the latest BigOceanData software addition – Cargo Schedules. An extremely powerful tool keeping you efficient and ahead of the competition. The new Cargo Schedules tool can be used in the following three ways:

AIS tracking for yachts and small craft

AIS and tracking Boats and Yachts Do I need an AIS transmitter on my boat? Not everyone needs a boat tracker (an AIS transmitter). Those who go afloat only close to shore in uncongested waters, in daylight hours and in good visibility, can probably feel comfortable without one. However, the question that each boat owner … Continued

AIS and the Internet of Things

It is widely accepted that when the Internet of Things (IoT) finally goes mainstream it will have huge implications for all aspects of commercial life. The maritime sector is likely to be no exception. To reprise on what the Internet of Things (IoT) actually promises, the concept is based on the realisation that almost any … Continued

Fused data – multiple feeds, single interface

Best-in-classThe core competence of BigOceanData is actually the collection and integration of data transmitted to and from vessels at sea via satellite services.  Its experience in remotely configuring existing onboard vessel transponders to provide integrated solutions with AIS data is second to none in the industry. This is derived from more than 20 years of … Continued

Satellite AIS – addressing some misconceptions

Two types of AIS:The confusion arises from the fact that while there is a single standard for the transmission of AIS data, there are two very different ways in which the VHF signals can be intercepted and processed. The one which most people are familiar with is the standard, horizontal line-of-sight interception where the signals … Continued