LOUISVILLE – One of the highlights of this year’s IBEX show was The Connected Boat in the Electronics Pavilion.
The interactive display features a demonstration of how various systems connect using existing network technologies. It is sponsored by Simrad and built in partnership with Chetco Digital. The display includes technology from a number of other companies including Cummins, Dometic, Faria Beede, Garmin, Gemeco Marine Accessories, Honda Marine, Lowrance, Mastervolt, Microwave Vision Group, Raymarine, Seastar Solutions, B&G and VDO.
“We wanted to show how these systems are all connected together,” said Joe Burke, chief technology officer at Chetco Digital Instruments. “The speed of technology changes … and connectivity offer” new opportunities for boating technology.
Several participants in The Connected Boat shared some more information on their technology in the videos below.