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Using QPS Qastor with TRENZ Pilot Plug


To connect Qastor on Windows with your TRENZ Pilot Plug we have created a new Video Tutorial on our TRENZ YouTube channel.

By following the few steps in our clip, it will be easy to use your TRENZ Pilot Plug with QPS Qastor.

Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2Z6t4XnkP

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Firmware Release 3.2A


Changes from 3.0 to Version 3.2 are:
-Advanced AIS Heading with added 2 decimal points on the AIS submitted value . ( Activate it via: Configuration - Heading and Advanced Heading must be switched on, Advanced is switched on by default )
-New Joystick class and updates - a more intuitive feel. Hold the joystick to reset the plug.
-Upcomming Firmwareupdates do not require a reset by hand/paperclip. The software will set the Plug into updatemode ( the paperclip is obsolete from now on! ).
-Roll and Pitch accuarcy is now down to +/- 0,2 degree on both axis.
-Batteryindicator has been reworked and is now more accurate regarding the percentage on full charged and low battery state. This leads to better estimation of uptime.
-Rate of turn received a major update in accuracy and is now +/- 0,5 degrees. Furthermore the output of low values of +/- 1 degree per minute has been improved.
Downloads are available in all our Apps and via our website.

Downloads

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Latest Firmware-Test (Beta) on Weser river


There are no facts in the office! We can only test and advance the quality of our permanent developments in practice with the support of pilots. Yesterday on the Weser we tested our latest firmware as a beta version and also conducted a benchmark test against a competitor.

We are very satisfied with the results and have found some small things and new approaches how we can improve further.

For our customers this means: with the next firmware update, which is fast and easy to do, their pilot plug will be a bit better again! Our progress does not stop!

Testing on Weser river: TRENZ Pilot Plug and ADQ-2. Satisfactory results... I am proud of our TRENZ development team!

Our next firmware (version 3.2) will be released within the next days! Make sure that you have subscribed to our newsletter and that you will be informed about the new firmware in time.

A special thank you to the Marine Pilots of Weser I

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Firmware V. 3.0B released!


For the last weeks, our developers worked on new features and functions of TRENZ Pilot Plug. The result is a new firmware including solutions for some bugfixes and performance issues.

Changelog:

  • - New Rate Of Turn offsets
  • - Improved communication with our apps
  • - Lots of internal improvements
  • - Independent roll and pitch calibration

To install new firmware, please use our Pilot Plug Manager for Windows, iOS or Android:



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Firmware Version 2.6H released!


For the last weeks, our developers worked on new features and functions of TRENZ Pilot Plug. The result is a new firmware including solutions for some bugfixes and performance issues.

Changelog:

-Improved AIS decoding: heading and ROT data from the vessel's AIS signal
-Multifunction LED - the blue LED can now be set to connectivity or heading indication by our apps
-Compatible with our new apps
-Independent roll and pitch calibration

To install new firmware, please use our Pilot Plug Manager for Windows (firmware update via app will follow soon):

Pilot Plug Manager for Windows


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Next-generation apps for TRENZ Pilot Plug (iOS and Android)


Today we have published our major update for the Pilot Plug apps (iOS, Android)!

With these apps you're able to test all sensors (ROT, Heading, Roll, Pitch) and configure your unit wirelessly and comfortably (e.g. toggle Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, ROT, etc.).
Congratulations to our app developer team!

Links:

iOS Pilot Plug Manager
Android Pilot Plug Manager

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Article in Ship&Offshore: "Developing a smart device"


In the following article in Ship&Offshore - one of the leading maritime trade magazines, Adrian Drechsel, chief developer, and Klaas Engels, app developer, describe TRENZ Pilot Plug functionalities.

Over the course of more than two years, Trenz AG has cooperated with the German sea and harbours pilots to develop a smart piloting device with advanced connectivity, built-in sensor capabilities, and cloud-connected applications.

Read the whole article here (PDF)

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TRENZ Pilot Plug App - iOS version released!


The iOS configuration app for total customization of your needs of the TRENZ Pilot Plug is here. You can download configuration profiles created on our website, adjust them, and then submit them to your Pilot Plug.

The app also shows telemetry data such as roll or pitch, rate of turn, heading and the current battery status.

App: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/trenz-pilot-plug/id1390588710?mt=8

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We are GALILEO-ready!


We are proud to announce full compatibility with the positioning system GALILEO.
The upcoming firmware update will activate the full functionality of the current GALILEO system, and of course there is no need for additional hardware (not even the external antenna). The ability to track GPS, GLONASS and GALILEO simultaneously with the addition of DGPS sources like SBAS is the best choice for worldwide satellite-based position tracking.
If you have any questions, get in touch with us.

Picture: 3D-DGPS fix with GPS/GLONASS/GALILEO and DGPS information in our office.

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App for the TRENZ Pilot Plug for Android released!


The configuration app for total customization of your needs of the TRENZ Pilot Plug is here. You can download configuration profiles created on our website, adjust them, and then submit them to your Pilot Plug.

The app also shows telemetry data such as roll or pitch, rate of turn, heading and the current battery status.

App: https://lnkd.in/eyEAbQp

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Great feedback to our Pilot Plug adapter presentation at IMPA 2018


We are very happy about conversations with delegate┬┤s here and totally satisfied with the event. We are convinced to innovate the market of Pilot Plug adapters!

-own gps
-own rate of turn
-own heading
-Bluetooth and Wifi with up to 50 m range
-battery lifetime up to 60 hours
-weight: only 200 g

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Our new brochure is here!


Download our Pilot Plug brochure with all technical details and services here:.

TRENZ PILOT PLUG BROCHURE (PDF)

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IMPA 2018 - Dakar, Senegal


TRENZ will exhibit at the 24th Congress of the International Association of Maritime Pilots (IMPA) in Dakar/Senegal.

Our team will introduce our TRENZ Pilot Plug, you can buy it for a special rate on site.

http://impadakar2018.com