Users frequently ask about a way to transfer XML files of their ShipPlotter installation back and forth with us. We created a quick way to visualize these files and after using it for a while we will share it with you. Go and grab the widget for use in your site.
This is also a nice test for the rendering engine of the upcoming Fleetmon Version 2.0. So check out the performance and discover another great feature already built into this interface:
recall of the vessels 3 month history track in blasting speed !
Please test here the SP XML visualizer
Last weekend was tough. When adding six brand new harddrives to the server, the sync process took almost 12hours, which was quiet a burden for the server, when all of you came from the weekend, ready to start up Fleetmon in the morning. The database is in full effect, with lots of new opportunities. Now there is enough space and faster drives too and also some exciting new features implemented.
Over the last weeks Thomas worked on a zone scheme and alerting functions. We are taking snapshots of regions and ports the vessels are in, storing this into a new database.
We started using this new info by adding a “recent ports” list on the vessel detail page, running for a week now. Be prepared for more to come and tell us, how you like it.
Also our graphic skills got some chances due to new Vessel-Type-Icons. Streamlining them with the color-scheme of our friends at marinetraffic, should make it easy for users to learn reading charts here and on other sites. We will use this icons in the new Fleetmon Client and other apps.
One will be the new Fleetmon iPhone Client, which is about to be released at the apple website in the next two weeks. This is cool stuff, with a special “spotter” mode, we will give you the insides, as soon the approval was succesfullwith apple.
This really took some time to program, and now we can fully concentrate on the Site again, defining milestones for Fleetmon V2.
Thomas and me will take a short holiday break next week, some time to relax and write mails again.
All of you have a nice summer too.
Rostock will be crowded and there will be much to see through the eyes of nearly 20 perfectly positioned webcams.
We are looking forward to welcome all the huge sailing ships in Rostock Port. Watch them entering the harbour in real time using Fleetmon, our special vessel tracking device.
We are excited to have lots of old maidens for a visit – lets all keep our fingers crossed that the weather is our friend this year! Find out more here:
…and look how much coverage through the perfect weather we get today. Almost 80miles distance with one antenna spot, thats astonishing and results in complete AIS coverage of the South Baltic Sea :)
…and look how much coverage through the perfect weather we get today.
Almost 80miles distance with one antenna spot, thats astonishing and results in complete AIS coverage of the South Baltic Sea :)