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NavNet TZtouch2 Software Update Delivers Numerous Advanced Features And System Enhancements

Furuno USA has announced a software update for NavNet TZtouch2 that will bring users many of the new features recently rolled out for their NavNet TZtouch3 series of Multi Function Displays (MFDs). NavNet TZtouch2 software version 8.01 adds the new Fish-It & Drift-It features, an extremely useful tool for fishermen and boaters needing to know the perfect start location to drift over a specific spot.

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Furuno Dominates 2021 NMEA Awards With An Overwhelming 7 Wins, Including Coveted Technology Award

Furuno dominated the 2021 NMEA Awards with an overwhelming 7 wins, including the highly coveted Technology Award! It's been 50 years since Furuno won their first NMEA award in 1971, and in that time, Furuno's outstanding products have brought home an impressive 242 Awards.

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NOAA's Latest Research Vessel Employs An Impressive Suite Of Furuno Marine Electronics

50' semi-displacement catamaran relies on NavNet TZtouch2, NXT Radar, and TZ Professional software.

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How BNWAS Can Save Lives

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, thousands of preventable accidents — by far the majority — are due to operator inattention. It’s why the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has required the installation of BNWAS on all passenger and cargo ships over 150gt for more than seven years. BNWAS is also a highly recommended addition for non-mandatory vessels, including many commercial fleet ships and large recreational vessels.

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Wireless WASSP Multibeam Sonar - Simple, Real-Time Remote Seafloor Mapping Delivered Wirelessly From The Tender!

“Wireless WASSP” enables tenders to map the bottom ahead of the mothership with the bathymetric image appearing on both vessels simultaneously. This merger of cutting-edge wireless technologies with WASSP W3’s peerless mapping capabilities meets the demand for a portable mapping solution suitable for existing tenders.

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SafeHelm2 Provides Extra Layer Of Safety And Versatility To Furuno NavPilot 300/711C

SafeHelm2 is a new sensor for NavPilot 300/711C autopilot systems that provides an extra layer of safety and versatility. When it senses the operator is manually steering the vessel while the autopilot is engaged, SafeHelm2 switches the NavPilot to manual steering, allowing the helmsman full manual control of the vessel - a valuable feature in situations in which the helmsman needs to change course immediately without deactivating the autopilot.

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U.S. National Park Service Vessel "Annie Moore" Relies On Full Suite Of Furuno Marine Electronics

The vessel's namesake, Annie Moore, was the first immigrant to pass through federal inspection at the Ellis Island station in New York Harbor. The NPS chose Furuno marine electronics, including two NavNet TZtouch2 TZT2BB’s at the heart of her navigation system

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Furuno's Bart Disher Recognized For Outstanding Industry Contributions

Furuno is proud to report that Commercial Business Development Manager, Bart Disher, has been honored as one of Waterways Journal’s '40 Under 40' recipients. This well-earned recognition comes after 14 years of dedicated service to Furuno USA, Inc.

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Furuno Touch Encoder Units Provide Complete Control With Elegant Simplicity!

Style meets functionality with Furuno's new Touch Encoder Units for NavNet TZtouch2 and TZtouch3

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Show True Sonar On Your Furuno NavNet TZtouch3 MFD

With these new kits, virtually any VGA or HDMI video source can be viewed on your NavNet TZtouch3 display, opening up an exciting new world of possibilities for your helm.

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