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  1. Synchronize elements (waypoints & routes) between Web, iPhone & iPad

    The ability to synchronize your created routes and waypoints between multiple devices in a single account. The desire comes from this:

    My iPhone is the handiest device to have with me at the help. This is the device I use (with a GPS) for actual piloting.

    However, as the screen is very small, it is a pain to do course/trip planning on it. I would rather be able to sit down at a laptop (via. web interface) or possibly on an iPad to get a large view of the charts, and do actual route planing. i.e. create and save the…

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  2. Show Real-Time AIS Traffic (Mobile apps and Web app)

    Add a real-time traffic display from Internet AIS traffic sources (if of course, you're withing Cell range).

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    We’re well on our way with a good portion of this. We’ll have the “receiving” side of this done in the next couple of months. We’re looking at ways to work with different AIS networks as we speak.

  3. 25 votes
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    Update as of August 22 2012, we are waiting on CHS at this point. We hope to have the charts at our disposal any day now.

    We agree. Canada does not make it easy because of cost and encryption requirements, but we’re hoping to get to it this summer.

  4. Distance/Range/Proximity Rings

    I think your product rocks and definitely meets most of my needs. The one thing I would like to see, and I think other users may appreciate is distance/proximity rings around your location. The bottom of the display gives you a distance scale, which is great, but it would be great to take that scale (or user defined scale preferable) to draw proximity rings/circles around your location so that distance to an object could be easily determined at a glance. There are several reasons why this would be beneficial. The main one for me and the reason I would like…

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    A great idea – makes a lot of sense. There’s a number of ways we might approach this. Where this item is, in the list of things to do is unclear, but we’ll start thinking about it. As an fyi, we’re working on user accounts such that boaters can create and edit waypoints & routes on either their mobile device or their desktop computer (via our Online Viewer) and then have it all be sync’d automatically. We’re also working on nexrad radar weather animation. We’re close.

  5. 17 votes
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    Folks, our situation with this request is that we have fairly sophisticated algorithms that stitch all of the individual chart together as a seamless national quilt. In our system, you can search for a certain region (state, city, harbor or, for that matter, marker) and the system takes you right to that point. It would be very difficult to retrofit the system to “extract” individual charts. What would be helpful is to hear from you as to whether this is a make or break, or just something you’re used to doing?

    - EarthNC

  6. Include weather on Android app.

    Nexrad radar on Android app please :)

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    Y, sorry about that. We got our marketing wires crossed on that.

    Weather for Android is forthcoming. Its difficult to say exactly when, but we’re on it!

  7. 14 votes
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  8. 14 votes
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    Ok, updated comment:

    We’re looking into changing things so that magnetic / true is tied to your Settings selection throughout the app.

    Also, you can swipe each waypoint individually to delete. You can also swipe the bottom descriptor to edit the name.

    We’ll keep you posted on the magnetic / true settings issue. Thank you for your wonderful feedback.

  9. 12 votes
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  10. Use lat / long coordinates to set chart download region.

    Allow downloading of charts by inserting lat / long coordinates (verus simply drawing a region by your finger).

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  11. 10 votes
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  12. include a simple MOB button.

    Just something easy and obvious when we're in a hurry to drop a waypoint.

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    For the time being, you can readily drop a waypoint by selecting the Flag icon on the main screen on both the iPhone and Android apps. We’re looking into how we can enable a MOB button that is larger and more prominent – without screwing up the overall UI. Will advise…:)

  13. 9 votes
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  14. Add option to overlay of imagery and chart layers

    Occasionally I find it useful to view imagery and chart for a harbor at the same time - the image alone gives me general information on mooring fields, floating docks, and anchorages, but the overlay would give me specific navigation information on moorings, docks, and anchorages.

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  15. Better controls for viewing Waypoints

    I mean two things:

    1. The software allows me to view "My Waypoints" as an overlay. Unfortunately, this clutters my map with *every* waypoint I've ever created. Allow me to select which ones I want to view. For example, I (nearly) always want to have my home marina handy. Depending on which trip I'm taking, I only may want to have certain ones visible on the map.

    2. Better delineation of "waypoints", vs. "points in a route". I created a few waypoints, and a few routes. Now, when I look at my waypoint list, my "waypoints" are cluttered in a…

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  16. 8 votes
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    Dave, our Android development lags our iOS development because of resource constraints, but we are incrementally syncing up the features. We are committed to it!

  17. NMEA data

    Allow NMEA data integration on android app.

    7 votes
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  18. measure distance between two points

    Give user ability to measure the distance between points.

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    We’re working on a separate ruler function. Right now, you can drop a waypoint and select “guide me” and it will measure the nautical distance, but we recognize it could be easier. Stay tuned.

  19. charts for Australia by state or chart number

    can we have a sety of charts for android for Australia

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    We are reaching out to Australia later this summer so we should have something in place by year’s end. We probably will not have it referenced by chart number but stay true to our seamless construct where all the charts are fused together.

  20. Fix compass readings

    On the Charts App for iPad, I can only get true compass readings for directions towards waypoints. Switching to 'magnetic' still gives 'true' directions.

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