This device is ideally suited for GPS tracking and comes with an internal GPS. To transmit the data back to PredictWind simply connect to any mobile data or satellite service, i.e. a mobile hotspot on your phone or a Starlink connection.
GPS tracking is a key safety feature, where friends and family can see your boat’s position, and the speed along your route. For it to be safe, it is paramount the solution is reliable, and so a dedicated GPS tracking device is essential.
Tell your Story
In addition to showing your position to friends and family, you can also post blog posts that correlate with your GPS position. Share the adventure as it happens!
No Communication Costs*
The DataHub connects to your existing mobile or satellite communication device, so no additional monthly subscriptions are required. *Additional charges may apply due to increased data usage.
With the DataHub you can use the high quality built in GPS with stub antenna, or alternatively connect to the boat NMEA 2000 GPS. With your boat’s external GPS antenna above deck you can be guaranteed of accurate GPS position data.
Store & Forward GPS data
If no Internet connection is available the Datahub will simply store the GPS data on the device, and then automatically send the data to the PredictWind servers when the unit gets a mobile Internet connection.
Connect with other boats
Using the PredictWind Local Knowledge feature you can find and connect with any boat that uses the PredictWind GPS Tracking service or a vessel transmitting AIS data. PredictWind has the largest network of boats using GPS Tracking/AIS in the world.
Included in the box:
12V Power Supply
Active GPS Antenna
9-60V DC with reverse polarity protection
IP01: Conformal coating to protect against corrosion
Internal GPS with external stub GPS antennae or alternatively connect to vessel's GPS with DataHub NMEA 2000 interface.
Configured for PredictWind GPS Tracking
16GB internal storage and logging data
CPU 550 MHz mips processor 256mb ram / 32mb flash
Input / Output
1 x USB Port: To tether to iOS/Android phone
1 x Ethernet WAN Port
1 x Ethernet LAN Port
1 x Wifi Radio: To connect to communication device
1 x Wifi Radio: To broadcast wifi to all your devices
1 x NMEA 2000 Interface: To connect to vessels instrumentation
Web Interface for configuration & firmware updates
GPS status, internet connectivity, tracking spool state & power status