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P-Sea WindPlot II (or MAX) and other News

This section of our web give a historical view of the new features and stages of P-Sea WindPlot II/MAX development and a guide to what is included or not included a users current version. It does not explain in any detail where find them or how to use them.



Version 7.29


Version 7.28


Version 7.27


Version 7.26


Version 7.25




Version 7.24 In this version we have added total touch screen support, just click on "Window" menu then select "Window Fonts & Units" then check the "Touch screen mode" check box.
We have also updated and improved the 3D Option for P-Sea WindPlot per our users suggestions. Some of the improvements are:
7.24 detailed feature PDF document - CLICK HERE
Version 7.23 release

Version 7.22 release

Version 7.20 & 7.21 release

Version 7.19 release

Version 7.18 release

Version 7.17 release

Version 7.16 release
With improved C-Map charts, new serial interface should eliminate COM issues and improved Vista support.
See all C-Map Vector Charts stuff
- CLICK HERE
See all Navionic Vector Charts stuff
- CLICK HERE

Version 7.15 release

Version 7.14 release
Color P-Sea Depth Sounder available now!

Click here 7.14 features for more details

Small Sounder pic


TOUCH SCREEN ADD ON WEB LINK
http://www.touchscreens.com/


3D detail and overall performance has been improved.
Sitex Fish 12 data to P-Sea WindPlot conversion now available!
Send us your Fish 12 floppies to have them converted to work with your WindPlot program.
Be sure to mark your package MAGNETIC MEDIA ENCLOSED-DO NOT X-RAY! when you send them.
New AIS Receiver Black Box for $399.00!
Be Safe! Monitor where the Tankers are w/WindPlot II!
This is an inexpensive AIS receiver that will send AIS data to P-Sea WindPlot II. AIS provides information on other ships that are around you that are equipped with AIS. P-Sea WindPlot II displays this information as a pointed icon. The size, color and direction of this icon lets you know in an instant the vessels position, speed, heading and size. Further information like vesselís name and call sign can be displayed by just placing the mouse arrow on the icon. W/GPS connection so no extra serial port is required. Just add a VHF antenna and 12 volts.
NAVIONICS CHARTS FOR WINDPLOT II ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
It has been a long tough battle but we can finally announce that the award-winning Navionics GOLD XL3 series of GLOBAL vector charts are now available from Navionics (SAMPLE 1). There are important advantages of these charts over the raster scanned charts such as BSB4. Please go into your local P-Sea Software dealer and ask for a demonstration of these new charts. You will need to update or upgrade to version 7.09 in order to display them.
WindPlot II Demo CD has been updated as of 2/22/05. We added:
Version 7.12 (in development) This version will have greater 3D detail for improved display at lower ranges.
Version 7.11 is available now! 5-2-05 7.11 will have AIS interface. All AIS vessels show on the plotter screen displaying such things as heading, speed, range, bearing, navigational position and status plus more. (Any new programs sold from 4-18-05 to 6-1-05 the AIS option will be free.)
Version 7.10 was released on 2/22/05
7.10 has a new graphics user interface and real motion radar to this version. Also, NOAA overhauled the workings of the fishing logbook. It also has increased track durations by adding 2 second and .003 mile duration selections.
Next on the list is Version 7.09
Version 7.09 will feature Vector Bathymetric Charts (SAMPLE 1)/(SAMPLE 2) We are vectorizing our bathymetric charts. The advantages of vector bathymetric charts over our already popular raster bathymetric are:

AIS is next on the list of new items to work on. Then a new voice interface will be developed to all with one radar! Of course there are still the standard radar/chart overlay, ARPA tracking, and assorted alarm functions as well.
GLOBE Mark Import
Temperatures are added to the logbook.
An ACT temperature interface has been added to the logbook that will place an average temperature from a SS probe that attaches to your gear into the logbook. These downloaded temperature data can be displayed in a graphical form.


Phases of the Moon have been added to the logbook.
A graphic display of the phases of the moon along with the number of days until a full or new moon have been added to the Fishing Logbook.


Game controller interface has been added.
Adding game control allows the use of two external buttons to make marks from anywhere onboard. (It is not necessary to Purchase of 3D activation code in order to use this option).


Joystick control added.
Adding joystick control allows the joystick to be programmed to control many functions in WindPlot such as making marks and turning the cursor on and off. Also, when the 3D activation codes have been installed this gives better control of the 3D screen.


The new BSB4 format is available now.
Maptech announced that Ver. BSB4.0 will be released after Jan.1, 2004 but their supply of the older version has run out and now only the new BSB4 is available at the new domestic list price of $249.95. You will need the new version 7.05 P-Sea WindPlot II in order to display these charts. Check with your dealer for updates. Please note that Maptech will require registration of BSB4 and this gives a LICENCE FOR ONLY ONE COMPUTER! This means that if your computer goes, you may have to buy new charts. This is not so for the current 3.4 version. The good news is the new WindPlot will be compatible with the Maptech Nav Photos AND current WindPlot II users can update free of charge! WindPlot 1 users will need a $100 upgrade.


Three new features will be coming soon:


3D World Charts
World wide 3D coverage for the WindPlot II 3D option became available on 11-24-03. This 3D chart will appear on ranges over 50 miles and comes FREE with each 3D option purchase.
SoftCharts Compatibility
Version 7.03 of P-Sea WindPlot II was made compatible with SoftCharts on 10-29-03.
Night view
P-Sea WindPlot II has provided for dimming the screen for night viewing since 08-15-03.
P-Sea WindPlot II is now out of BETA.

P-Sea WindPlot II has been out of BETA since 8-12-03. Master Update CD's go with all orders from P-Sea Software dealers. This CD also contains a 3D DEMO. Contact you dealer for your upgrade.


Dual Video Screens!

We have tested the program using dual-VGA video screens with Ge-Force4 model MX440SE video cards by eVGA.com Corp.
P-Sea 3D SeaBed Option<--click to see sample of DUAL VIDEO screens.


NOW TESTING!

P-Sea WindPlot II can now display the sea bed in 3D even better than our famous bathymetric charts. These 3D charts show more and they also allow you to build your own 3D charts or modify an existing 3D data base for accuracy.


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