Electronic chart software allows to display electronic marine charts, zoom in for more detailed information, immediately identify geographic coordinates of any point and insert landmarks called Waypoints. It also allows to measure distances or set up a course and add annotations or symbols on chart.
Once connected to GPS, the electronic chart softwares lets you view your position on chart, your ship trace progress and compare it to your pre-planned route.
Connect to Internet and download a free weather forecast. Display on charts several days of weather forecast in just a few clicks.
By connecting the electronic chart software to AIS receiver, you are able to identify and monitor ships and other navigation objects equipped with AIS transceiver in the surroundings. The AIS system is the automatic identification of vessels using the VHF radio frequency. Information such as unique identification, position, course, and speed, can be displayed on a screen and alarms can be generated for your safety and peace of mind.
All these fundamental functions for a Electronic chart software are featured in MaxSea Time Zero, the leading marine navigation software. MaxSea Time Zero is more than 25 years of experience and development in chart software and more than 35,000 users worldwide.