To assist users who want to develop hard or software to connect their devices to the seatalk bus these. Technical lead and project manager of the cosudec fp7 research project on crowd sourcing of bathymetric data. The objective of the project is to create a system for enhanced surveying of coastal waters through using standard navigation equipment, as an alternative to the standard approach of using specialist hydrographic surveyors and high precision instruments. Raymarine e and cseries, the nmea 0183 limitation panbo. Over the years the company has substantially invested in its people, systems and the latest cnc metal working machinery to ensure our customers receive only. March 2011 time coding in command 54 clarified thx tim thornton. Teamsurv is a project to help create better charts of coastal waters, by getting sailors to log gps and depth data see. We are an indigenous software development company in nigeria with the mandate to revolutionize education, pension, health, tax and revenue, technology, business analytics, reporting, project management and lots more. Teamsurvs major partners include smartcom software and digital yacht in the u. This iffers major enhancements over previous releases, such as support for more hardware, and network capabilities. Tim thornton, smartcom software ltd, united kingdom. Smartcom was created in 2001 in sophia antipolis, france. Smartcom software ltd, portsmouth, kingston crescent.
Smartcom software has released version 3 of pc navtex, a software package for receiving navtex messages on your pc. When dans not working to help you communicate more clearly, he enjoys spending his time with his wife and son in newton, nj. Tony used tim thornton to do a comparison of a number of. To help with this, a consumer brand, teamsurv, is being developed to attract and enrol loggers in the trial areas in the uk, france and lithuania see. Last year, tim thornton, managing director of teamsurv partner company, smartcom software said he hoped that, in time, teamsurv data would be incorporated in official charts. January na no meeting february tbc rin joint meeting os march 14 15 march 2012, oceanology international april 11 huw powell alex mortley. We just wanted to say thank you to all at smartcom for your efforts on delivering our cabinets in time, i know it was a big ask. Weather routing is a commercial service provided by commercial companies for cargo ships. For example, in britain the ukho states that only 50% of britains coastal waters are adequately surveyed, and they concentrate on areas used by commercial shipping. Tim thornton, united kingdom teamsurv project for navigational data logging and smartcom software ltd. As well as its initial focus on measuring depth, it is just as suited to any other environmental monitoring. Currently, it holds a strong presence in emea, apac, and the americas with over group employees, is financially stable and backed by strong investors. They will be able to log data either by using software on their computer, or a hardware logger will write data to a usb memory stick, and then once ashore uploads.
Since then it has been spun out into a startup company, driven by marine cartographer and keen sailor tim thornton, and software engineer monika gotsova. But they are also important for many other activities, such as environmental monitoring or coastal engineering. Getting non gmdss weather information tim thornton. To assist users who want to develop hard or software to connect their. Smartcom system smart outdoor is a software and hardware complex designed to analyze the audience of the outdoor advertising market.
It solutions for navigation, tides, navtex, meteorology and maritime. Smartcom software are researching the latest technology to keep yachtsmen informed of weather forecasts, navigation warnings, chart corrections, sailing instructions, berth availabilities, shoreside facilities and so on. Initially dismissed by the hydrographic community, the concept is gaining acceptance. Major new release of pc navtex by smartcom software. Smartcom software, portsmouth computer software development. K according to tim thornton of teamsurv, crowd sourcing can help fill.
We look forward to receiving data from anywhere, not just the trials areas where we are making the hardware loggers available. Managed services offer an alternative to selfmanagement for organisations concerned with reducing total cost of ownership, maximising workforce flexibility, accessing the. Smartcom softwares tidewizard is supporting the 24th annual. Presentations from past hydro conferences can be downloaded from the dedicated hydro conferences website or by. Teamsurv using satnavs to map the bottom of the sea. View tim thorntons profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Youll also find a regular column in yachting monthly, as well as articles in other magazines. Smartcom software s tide wizard, the leading software for predicting tide heights, is being used to plan the 24th rosslare small boat festival sea angling event, and is also offered in the prizes. Smartcom softwares tidewizard is supporting the 24th. See who you know at smartcom, leverage your professional network, and get hired.
Smartcom is an open platform that simplifies the integration and management of analytical equipment, no matter where its placed laboratories, points of care. Sandy isle and crowd sourcing ocean navigator marchapril. Smartcom software ltd, portsmouth, kingston crescent, we provide research and development and software for mobile gsm3g and satellite data communications, navigation and mappingcharts both land and m. This has subsequently been spun out to a startup by smartcom and mpg software, the other main partner in the project, and is now at the esa bic in harwell where we are taking the technology to a commercial, sustainable basis. We design and develop innovative wireless applications, management servers, web ui, software suites and connection manager solutions. Base platform bathymetry user workshop 9 feb 2017 1. Tim thornton, managing both smartcom software s involvement in seafront and the teamsurv project, says this project shows the flexibility of teamsurv in being used to measure and collect a wide variety of data from seagoing vessels. Smartcon solutions, based in east hartford, ct, is an independent energy management integrator specializing in the installation and commissioning of automated occupancy based room controls. Mar 22, 2007 smartcom ask yachtsmen to fill in questionairre. Tim thornton smartcom software exceptional accuracy and coverage exceptional accuracy and coverage quick to survey an area exceptional accuracy and coverage quick to survey an area small number of highly skilled operators exceptional accuracy and coverage. They will be able to log data either by using software on their computer, or a hardware logger will write data to a usb. Two examples of this follow, both developed by tim thornton of smartcom software previously tt designs. Tim thornton, managing director of smartcom, has written a wide range of publications, including books, magazine articles, scientific papers, andtalks and presentations.
A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. View tim thorntons profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover tims connections. For the 1977 whitbread round the world race, tracy edwards maiden campaign was hoping to commission a new boat to be built for the event, and went to tony castro as the designer.
Obviously, uptodate and detailed charts are crucial for safe navigation, minimising risks and optimising efficient routing, says tim thornton of smartcom software. June 11, 2009 prlog smartcom software has released the latest version 3 of its pc navtex software. Search for local computer software development near you on yell. Feedback wanted on marine info system research project. According to tim thornton of teamsurv, crowd sourcing can help fill the gap in poorly surveyed areas. Major new release of pc navtex by smartcom software tim. Smartcom solutions limited was established in 2001 by its managing director matthew commander. Producing bathymetry from combined satellite and crowd sourced data s. The product allows you to collect and analyze the following data about the user of the mobile device. Smartcom software smartcom software is a uk based sme founded in 2005 that carries out research and development work centred on geospatial data, navigation and gis, in the marine sector. International conference on smart computing and communication springer will be held at shenzhen universitythis year.
Below is an archive of previous meetings and events for which associated reports, presentations or other documents may be downloaded. Commercial customers of smartcom include the uk and danish hydrographic offices, qinetiq, sperry marine, kelvin hughes and 1spatial. According to tim thornton of teamsurv, crowd sourcing can help fill. Pc navtex is the leading software tool for bringing navtex messages in to a computer, and is used on vessels of all sizes from small yachts to commercial ships, as well as ashore by port and harbour authorities, training establishments and navtex and gmdss service providers. We help clients gain a competitive advantage through technical innovations and reduce costs through efficiencies and modernization. Presentation to uk hydrographic society on crowd sourced bathymetry. He hopes that his b2b telecom experience will help make smartcom a success, but even more, he is ready to help your business succeed through the best, smartest solutions in todays new communication world. Feb 28, 20 a european crowdsourcing effort called teamsurv. Coastal surveying of depths with egnos to enhance charts. Teamsurv surveying with the crowd hydro international. Tim thornton of smartcom software, teamsurv project coordinator, says it is great to have seapro supporting teamsurv, as it makes it easy for all seapro users to participate. Teamsurv presentation to uk hydrographic society, 2011. Sandy isle and crowd sourcing ocean navigator marchapril 20.
Smartcom softwares tide wizard, the leading software for predicting tide heights, is being used to plan the 24th rosslare small boat festival sea angling event, and is also offered in the prizes. Tim thornton smartcom software exceptional accuracy and coverage exceptional accuracy and coverage quick to survey an area exceptional accuracy. Smartcom dynamic solution nigeria limited dont work hard. We were out on lake megunticook last week, randomly comparing the digital map i helped navionics make last fall with the survey work tim did for his little maine lake charts company at about the same time.253 1038 925 1372 1143 472 135 843 472 344 523 437 474 1162 1024 1244 782 1165 770 780 745 1371 805 399 1217 1090 1194 978 700 1228 1330 1482 1281 938 291 1021 871 899 653 1112