Furuno MaxSea Time Zero Explorer Software- USB Dongle
TIME ZERO TECHNOLOGY CERTAINLY THE GREASTEST INNOVATION !
Once again, MaxSea is the forerunner and invents a new generation of software based on the most recent technologies. MaxSea is launching the Time Zero Technology that will revolutionize the world of navigation software. Time Zero is a totally new technology, entirely created and developed by MaxSea. This technology was even selected by Furuno for the development of its new NavNet 3D product generation. Choose the professional version for Furuno Nav Net 3D integration. We are now shipping the Windows 7 version which is also compatible with Windows XP.
Thanks to Time Zero, MaxSea offers a new ultra fast cartographic engine with unparalleled seamlessness and speed of zooming. Nautical charts, 3D data, and aerial photos are combined to provide you with the best maritime information and a realism that has never before been achieved.
TIME ZERO… LIKE ON BOARD ! Thanks to Time Zero technology, your software runs and reacts instantaneously. Ongoing zoom, instantaneous display.
Your ship moves smoothly in real time. You bring about. Your boat is turning simultaneously on your computer! ! Your system reacts in real time and your boat is moving on the chart as for real. What you see on the screen is fully in-phase with what you are experiencing on the bridge of your ship. The realism of the product will surprise you all the more when you are on board.
MaxSea TimeZero™ advances PC Chart Plotting to the next level, allowing you to navigate in ways never before possible. An all-new graphics engine, updated tool sets and included raster and vector charts for the entire U.S. coastline make MaxSea Time Zero™ the most powerful PC navigation package you can own. Note: Current MaxSea customers can acquire MaxSea TimeZero at a discounted price. Please see TZ Explorer/DP.
Thanks to TimeZero technology, your software runs and reacts instantaneously. MaxSea TimeZero operates in a fully rendered 3D environment, delivering unparalleled speed and a seamless chart plotting experience. What you see on the screen is realistically representative of what you are experiencing on the bridge of your vessel.
Full-time 3D environment
You can switch from the traditional 2D view to the impressive 3D perspective at the click of a mouse. Equipped with powerful TimeZero technology, the new 3D engine will completely transform the way you navigate. Scroll, pan, zoom in and zoom out with a smooth, fast and seamless graphics engine. Navigating in a fully 3D environment offers you a true perspective and wider area of view around the ship, which will allow you to better plan your routes, while TimeZero technology updates the information on your screen with virtually no redraw.
Ergonomics and performance
MaxSea TimeZero offers a completely new, innovative user interface which has been designed to be extremely intuitive and easy to use. Thanks to innovative "Work Spaces," the user interface automatically adapts to your present navigation needs. No more complicated dropdown menus to navigate! You only display the tools you need. MaxSea "Work Spaces" combine functionality with ease of use, providing for a practical and personalized navigating experience.
MapMedia MM3D Vector and Raster Charts
You can begin using MaxSea TimeZero right out of the box with free, detailed raster and vector charts for the U.S. that are included on DVD. These high resolution charts are professional quality and cover the entire US Coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, Pacific Islands and Great lakes.
For enhanced charts both in the United States and worldwide, MapMedia offers a complete range of nautical charts called .mm3d, specially designed for MaxSea TimeZero. MapMedia .mm3d charts are available in Raster and/or Vector Chart formats.
MapMedia Raster Charts are based on official hydrographic office and select private sourced paper charts. MapMedia Vector Charts are based on official hydrographic office or are "Datacore by Navionics."
Satellite Photo Fusion
The ability to fuse satellite images with the chart is a feature unique to MaxSea TimeZero. You have the ability to fuse the satellite photo directly onto your chart. Land areas (zero depth) are completely opaque, showing only high-resolution satellite photography. As the depth increases, the satellite photography becomes more transparent so you can see the chart layer underneath. You will know exactly where the shallows end and the deep water begins!
NavNet 3D Connectivity
MaxSea TimeZero Explorer can connect to your NavNet 3D network right out of the box! You will have full control of your NavNet 3D Radar/Chart Plotter system directly from your PC. MaxSea TimeZero Explorer integrates seamlessly with NavNet 3D via Ethernet connection. Now you can access and control valuable information from your NavNet 3D network, such as Radar Overlay, Waypoints, Routes and more directly on your PC.
MaxSea has created an online site specifically for users of MaxSea TimeZero™. Just visit us at www.MaxSea.com. Once you register your software, you will gain access to a variety of service and support areas, all free-of-charge. Personalized weather downloads, chart and software updates as well as practical tips, training and technical support are all available to you on-demand, 24 hours a day.
Teamed up with the weather forecasts and currents data, this sail routing module makes it possible to calculate the optimal sailing route based on weather constraints. With this new version of MaxSea, the Routing Module goes even further, adding the following features:
One click comparison between several routes and animations to evaluate multiple scenarios
Option to pass a waypoint, leaving it Port or Starboard during multi waypoint routing computation
Waves are now used for routing computation along with wind and currents
"Sailsets" are displayed with convenient color coding on the routing isochrones; it allows the user to analyze every route about sail change sets, which is especially useful for both racers and cruisers
Advanced Weather and Oceanography data and seamless integration with NavNet3D.
TimeZero Technology: MaxSea TimeZero operates in a fully rendered 3D environment and delivers unparalleled speed and a seamless chart plotting experience.
Switch from traditional 2D view to impressive 3D perspective at the click of a mouse for a true perspective and wider area of view around the ship.
TimeZero technology updates the information on your screen with virtually no redraw.
No more complicated dropdown menus to navigate! You only display the tools that you need.
MaxSea Work Spaces combines functionality with ease of use, providing for a practical and personalized navigating experience.
AIS and ARPA support
Fuse satellite images with the chart – a feature unique to MaxSea TimeZero!
Begin using MaxSea TimeZero right out of the box with free, detailed raster and vector charts for the U.S. that are included on DVD. These high resolution charts are professional quality and cover the entire US Coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, Pacific Islands and Great lakes.
Online Support: Register your software at www.MaxSea.com for access to a variety of service and support areas, all free-of-charge. Personalized weather downloads, chart and software updates as well as practical tips, training and technical support are all available to you on-demand, 24 hours a day.
Additionally, MapMedia offers a complete range of nautical charts called .mm3d specially designed for MaxSea TimeZero. MapMedia .mm3d charts are available in Raster or Vector format.
Windows XP or Windows Vista
2 GHz Processor (Intel Core2Duo highly recommended)
CD/DVD-ROM drive for installing software and charts
20 GB of hard drive space for software (up to 5 GB for charts)
Video card(WDDM driver, Pixel Shader 2.0, 32 Bits/pixel)
Minimum: Dedicated ATI or NVIDIA card with 256 MB RAM
Recommended: Dedicated ATI or NVIDIA card with 512 MB RAM
Integrated Chipsets are not supported
Screen Settings: 1024 × 768, 16 Bit (32 Bit recommended)
Serial or USB port(s) for connecting navigation equipment (Adapter required for USB connection)
Ethernet 10/100 Base-T for NavNet 3D connection
2 GB RAM
Note about system requirements:
For the best performance we advise you to follow the "recommended" guidelines.
MaxSea TimeZero is an advanced software program which makes good use of faster computers with more memory.
Vector chart coverage subject to available NOAA ENC.
Special Note***Discount for legacy MaxSea customers
Current MaxSea customers can acquire MaxSea TimeZero at a discounted price. A valid
dongle number must be provided when ordering MaxSea TimeZero software. This is not
considered an "upgrade" since the existing dongle does not need to be returned, and
the customer will keep the license to their existing MaxSea product.
- Legacy MaxSea users can purchase TZ Navigator at a list price of $225
- Legacy MaxSea users can purchase TZ Explorer at a list price of $700
Note: MaxSea TimeZero and MaxSea "Classic" can be installed on the same computer
(although they cannot run at the same time). Customers can use MaxSea Classic to
access their legacy charts (C-Map, Maptech…), which are not compatible with MaxSea
TimeZero (only MM3D charts can be used with MaxSea TimeZero).
Contact Technical Marine Support Inc. at 847-746-0100 for discount orders.