More and more boats now have a wireless router fitted, or utilise devices like LANlink’s 4G Connect for internet connectivity.

LANLink NMEA to ethernet gateway enables the boat’s NMEA data to integrate onto the router network, allowing connected devices and apps to take advantage of the data.

LANLink is available in NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 versions. Its easy-to-use web interface lets any device with a browser to configure NMEA baud rates and IP/Port information.

It can support multiple TCP/IP connections and is bi-directional. Once connected to the network via a simple CAT 5/6 patch cable, you can set up apps like TZ iBoat, iNavX, NavLink, iSailor, Imray, Weather 4D etc. by entering the IP address and port for streaming NMEA data.

Operating on 12 or 24v DC, power consumption is low.