MOBA, for Man Over Board, is an very simple geolocalation app, made specificly for sailing purpose or outdoor activity.
Just press the big central button and you will get the magnetic cape and the distant to get back to the starting point. Of course, this application needs to be running, if it's in background, it also works, wich allows you to use other applications.
Application settings allow you to set an emergency security number (112 for Europe). Then, once the app is running, you could make an emergency call by pressing the green button top left of the compas.
Watcheye is an app that allows you to display AIS datas of the surrounding maritime traffic. These data are displayed on a radar-like screen or in list mode. The following application also do the same thing.
It's the first iPad application that can manage visual and sonorous collision-avoidance alarms (CPA et TCPA) ! Warning distances and refresh rate are customizable.
It needs an AIS receiver, that can process datas to the iPad, in order to work.
Allows you to display surrounding maritime traffic that an AIS receiver or other receivers sends to the iPad. iAIS is a free app made by Digital Yacht, constructor of the iAIS receiver.
You can see other boat which are equipped with an AIS transmitter. With only one tap on the boat you will get: - it's name - it's location - it's direction / speed - it's other complementary informations
Usefull app if you don't have iNavX maps (in which targets are pointed on map).
Even if this app is doing advertisement for it assistant services, it's still usefull. You are one tap away from your GPS coordinates, a emergency call to CROSS of the area you are in, an geolocated assistance request or the marine waether of the area.
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