Benefits of Cortex's integrated DSC

Benefits of integrated DSC Have you ever made a DSC call on your VHF? Do you even know how? Do you know what DSC is? Based on our research and speaking with customers, most people have never made...
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The Splitter Decision

The Splitter Decision When installing any AIS transponder on board, owners are inevitably faced with ‘the splitter decision’. AIS communicates with other vessels over VHF and therefore requires a...
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Man Overboard the right way!

Man Overboard done the right way At first glance, the Man Over Board (MOB) functionality of Cortex might appear to be just another MOB waypoint feature found on most modern multi-function...
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What's in the name?

What’s in a name? Cortex started life with the name "Marlin", named after Nemo's dad from Finding Nemo. Having called earlier product development projects "Nemo" and "Dory", Marlin seemed like the...
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The durability challenge that produced a protective rubber overmold Making sure your Cortex handset stays put and working! Boating isn’t always plain sailing. If a marine product isn’t tough,...
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How it all started a story about where Cortex came from smartAIS for all It all started with wanting to further enhance our smartAIS product range and take AIS to a wider audience. Knowing so...
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Carl talks about the future of AIS

Carl talks about the future of AIS Carl Omundsen, Chief Technical Officer, Vesper Marine A decade ago, AIS was cutting edge technology and today it is still a relatively young system. Class B...
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