WinGPS for use as AIS-
WinGPS is a navigation software for sport boats that can run on standard Windows PCs and notebooks.
The software is available in three different versions: Navigator, Pro and Voyager.
From the „Pro„ version on, it is possible to display an AIS-
Furthermore, it is possible to display traveled routes on a sea map on the basis of their GPS Positions and play them back on a screen.
It is also possible to display more than one route at the same time and compare them with each other.
Displaying the routes is also possible with the free version WinGPS 5 Lite.
For the tracking of boats for observation purposes, or to present on screen regatta competitions, the software can be supplemented by a "race track" module.
This can later be displayed as lines in WinGPS, which can be evaluated and also exported.
Due to the possibility of using standard nautical charts in different formats for the sporting boat area in this software, it is possible to provide a realistic and clear ly background image of the boat positions and routes almost worldwide. In addition to this, it is also possible to create one's own special maps, which are based on Google-
The potential emergency messages from AIS transmitters are clearly highlighted with special icons in the map.