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Catégorie : Upgrades


Insight Genesis maps now display in blue-scale on Lowrance Elite units too

Elite_blue-scale-CollageInsight Genesis custom contour maps now display on Lowrance Elite sonar/GPS units in the same dazzling blue-scale color palette previously available only on HDS Gen2 and Gen3 units and in online displays. This new GoFree feature will enhance the fish-finding experience for thousands of anglers in the Lowrance community.

No software download is necessary to enable the new blue-scale feature for Elite units. Any map files you download going forward will automatically display in blue-scale on your Elite unit.

“With our enhanced Insight Genesis offering, we are breaking the cartography mold,” says Leif Ottosson, CEO of Navico, parent company of Lowrance and GoFree. “We now offer unparalleled options for creating unmatched contour charts.”

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Use Insight Genesis maps on your mobile phone or e-tablet!

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Need another reason to buy the new giant iPhone? You can view your Insight Genesis custom contour maps on it!

Insight Genesis, the innovative cloud-based map-generation tool for Lowrance, Simrad NS and B&G Zeus series chartplotters, is now enabled for use on mobile phones and e-tablets. With the release of a new HTML5-powered viewer, custom Insight Genesis maps and Insight Genesis Social Map charts can now be viewed on iOS, Android, Windows and mobile phones and tablets. In regions with good cellular service, the upgrade will allow free viewing of Genesis maps from your boat, while on the water.*

HTML5 is programming language used for structuring and presenting content on the Internet. Insight Genesis’ new HTML5 architecture replaces a system based on Silverlight, which was not compatible with mobile devices. To view your custom Insight Genesis maps and Social Map charts on your mobile device, log in to your account and click on a lake name, just as you would on your computer.

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Insight Genesis works with Mac and PC computers

The Insight Genesis web-upload tool enables both PC and Mac upload of sonar data.  This feature is available for both Premium subscribers and free-account users.

With the web-upload tool, you can upload your sonar-log files directly from your account. Eliminating the need to download and install a desktop application for uploading sonar data, the web-upload tool works with all computer types. You access it through your Insight Genesis dashboard.

GoFree continues to support and make available the Microsoft Windows-based desktop upload tool for PC users. Mac users must use the web-upload tool. 

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