Massarosa, Italy/June 13, 2019 – Navionics®, S.r.l. a Socio Unico, a Garmin® company, today announced that ONWA Marine Electronics Co. Ltd., a design and manufacturing company specializing in navigational and communications apparatus, will soon offer a firmware release that adds Navionics compatibility to their line of GPS chartplotters and multifunction displays.
“We are delighted to offer ONWA customers the value of Navionics+ cartography,” said Marcello Albanese, Navionics director of sales and business development, “and we welcome ONWA to our growing list of compatible hardware brands.”
“Teaming with Navionics is another milestone for ONWA, and we are extremely excited to share this development with our customers,” said Vincent Wong, ONWA Marine managing director, “the use of Navionics+ charts with ONWA chartplotters further enhances the boating experience.”
Navionics+ offers detailed cartography for marine and lakes around the world. Only Navionics offers clear and thorough chart data, an exclusive HD bathymetry map, and local content from the community that is updated daily.
ONWA offers high-quality, reliable marine electronics. With the release of 190603_QT firmware, customers can download the update from onwamarine/support-and-download and install it on their ONWA Marine hardware to enable compatibility with Navionics cartography. Upon initiating the update, the chartplotter will automatically detect and install the correct firmware, now available KP-8299_N, KP-8299A_N, KP-8299C_N, KP-1299_N, KP-1299A_N, KP-1299C_N, KP-708_N, KP-708A_N, KCombo-7_N, KCombo-7A_N, KP-38_N, KP-38A_N, KP-38S_N, KP-39_N, and KP-39A_N models. A Navionics+ chart card, which can be purchased from a dealer or navionics.com, is required.
About ONWA Marine
ONWA Marine Electronics Co. Ltd., is primarily engaged in the design and manufacture of marine electronics equipment, specializing in navigational and communications apparatus carrying the ONWA brand worldwide. The manufacturing plant is located at ShanWei City, Guangdong, China and the headquarters is based in Hong Kong with offices in other parts of Asia.
About Navionics S.r.l. a Socio Unico
Navionics, a Garmin® company, develops and manufactures electronic navigation charts of marine areas, lakes, and rivers around the world for use in GPS chartplotters and mobile devices. Navionics, based in Viareggio, Italy, operates a US headquarters in New Bedford, MA, and worldwide offices in the UK, India and Australia.
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