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NMEA/RTCM conference moves to Anaheim for 2021

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) have agreed to hold their 2021 international convention together at the Anaheim Sheraton Park Hotel on Sept. 20 – 24, 2021. The exposition portion of the event will be held Sept. 21 and 22.  The combined 2021 NMEA/RTCM Conference & Expo will be the largest ...

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NMEA releases latest protocol, OneNet Standard

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released its latest protocol, the NMEA OneNet Standard, Version 1.000. This is an open industry standard based on Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) and the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Local Area Network. The standard brings together years of committee efforts and is designed for standardized IP networking of marine electronic devices on and off ...

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Garmin named Manufacturer of the Year by NMEA

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Garmin International Inc. announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the sixth consecutive year by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) at its annual business meeting and awards presentation held virtually on Sept. 26. The coveted Manufacturer of the Year honor is given to the most recognized company in the marine electronics industry for excellence ...

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NMEA names 2020 Product of Excellence winners

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Product of Excellence Awards were presented in 17 categories, and Manufacturer of the Year went to Garmin, as the National Marine Electronics Association held their annual meeting on September 26. "On behalf of the NMEA Board of Directors, staff, and membership, we congratulate all 2020 award winners," said Mark Reedenauer, NMEA President & Executive Director. "The member voting count exceeded ...

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2020 NMEA Conference and Expo shifts to virtual event

The NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) has made the decision to hold the previously scheduled 2020 NMEA Conference and Expo as a virtual, online training event, due to health considerations and future uncertainty around travel and large gathering restrictions due to COVID-19. This virtual training event will be held September 22 - 24, 2020. "Safety of our members and getting ...

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NMEA Summer training goes virtual

The NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) is now offering live, online summer training to the marine electronics world. The instructor-led installer certification classes are live and last 6 - 8 hours. "The timing will accommodate installers all across the world," said Mark Reedenauer, NMEA's president and executive director. The delivery method for the training is GoToWebinar, where students view and ...

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NMEA adds board member

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has elected Peter Braffitt to serve on the Board of Directors as a Trade member. Braffitt is director of Gemeco Marine Accessories, a principal supplier of marine electronics to the trade based in Lake City, SC. He joined Airmar Technology Corp. in 1990 following a stint in the Army, then left to run his ...

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2020 NMEA/RTCM conference moves to Florida

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) have agreed to hold their 2020 international convention together at the Doubletree by Hilton at Universal Studios, Orlando, on Sep. 21 - 25, 2020, with the exposition portion of the event being held Sep. 22 and 23. Registration for the annual event will open in ...

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NMEA names 2019 award winners

Manufacturers scored big at the 2019 NMEA/RTCM Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held last week at the Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth, Virginia. A total of 18 products received top-dog honors in three separate award competitions-NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and Manufacturer of the Year (voted on by the NMEA membership), the NMEA Technology Award, and new this year-the Best New ...

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IBEX announces 2019 Super Sessions and special events

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer in-depth training and topic-specific learning. These pre-conference Super Sessions take place Sunday and Monday (September 29-30), prior to the opening of the IBEX Exhibit ...

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