Integrated Bridge Systems Vol 1: Radar and AIS 2009 Edition
From 2008 all new radars were required to display AIS information, and this book looks at the implications of integrating these functions. It explains how radar and AIS systems can be better integrated with overlay and underlay displays, to assist with decision making on board. Benefits and drawbacks are evaluated. It covers the basic principles of both radar and AIS and discusses new developments in radar technology about which the industry needs to be aware.