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IMEA set to improve maritime safety and education

The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation affiliated with the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is actively seeking board members, donors, and partners to further their mission of marine electronics safety and education. IMEA collaborates with other nonprofit associations and government agencies worldwide to advance relevant education, scientific knowledge, and testing of marine electronics.   ...

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NMEA to launch new technician certification

On Feb. 1, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will launch a new technician certification-National Marine Electronics Technician, or NMET. The designation is similar to Certified Marine Electronics Technician (CMET) but without the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.   NMEA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Spyros explained that the purpose of the NMET program is to provide a "stepping stone" ...

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NMEA and RTCM announce 2019 combined conference and expo

Following the success of last year's combined National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) Marine Electronics Conference and Expo in West Palm Beach, Fla., the two groups are planning to do it again on Sept. 16-20, 2019, at the Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth/ Norfolk, Va.   The 2019 NMEA/RTCM Marine Electronics Conference and Expo ...

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IBEX 2018 offers expanded education, seminars, workshops

This year, visitors of the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held Oct. 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, will have access to an expanded education program. IBEX 2018 will offer participants up to 100 unique opportunities to learn about new processes, access technical information, demo products, and more, during the IBEX Education Conference, which includes the technical IBEX ...

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NMEA and RTCM announce combined conference and expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) will hold their annual international convention together at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Sept. 25-28. Registration will open on Wednesday, May 9, at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The combined NMEA/RTCM Conference & Expo is the largest industry trade ...

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NMEA names 2017 product award winners

The marine electronics industry honored several manufacturers with product awards at the annual National Marine Electronics Association International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held on the West Coast this year at the Hilton Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., Sept. 26-28. Top products were named for both the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and the NMEA Technology Award. Hundreds of marine electronics ...

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NMEA announces education and training lineup

The National Marine Electronics Association has published the full education and training schedule for the 2017 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, which runs Sept. 26-28 at the Hilton Bellevue Hotel in Bellevue, Washington. Each day the education and training sessions will end before the exposition hall opens, allowing all attendees, including exhibitors, to attend both the classroom sessions ...

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NMEA launches social media campaign

The National Marine Electronics Association has launched a program that uses social media to put boaters in touch with NMEA member companies that utilize social media. The goal is to improve boaters' knowledge of onboard electronics in order to enhance their safety and experience on the water by providing them with access to information and advice from NMEA members through ...

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Navico director of sales named to NMEA Board of Directors

Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, announced that Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association. NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and promote NMEA strategies and programs. ...

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NMEA puts out call for NMEA 2000 lighting working group

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the formation of a new NMEA 2000 Working Group whose purpose will be to develop lighting control and status PGNs into the NMEA 2000 Standard. This set of messages will allow the control of brightness and color, along with more dynamic functions, including fade rates, flash frequencies and the communication of lighting scenes. ...

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