Mercury Marine launched SmartCraft Connect, a technology that allows boaters to use multi-function displays from Garmin and Raymarine to access detailed information on the status and operation of their boats. SmartCraft technology compatible motors.
For years, Mercury’s powerful VesselView technology has enabled boaters to receive alerts and perform advanced engine monitoring. With SmartCraft Connect, the company is now expanding access to VesselView functionality. The system displays engine performance data, including RPM, fuel flow, temperature, trim, and more. SmartCraft Connect allows you to monitor up to four engines simultaneously.
“Our VesselView range continues to perform amazingly in the marketplace as efforts continue to improve our integration with Lowrance and Simrad displays. With the launch of SmartCraft Connect, we are meeting the needs of our customers and extending the Mercury experience to Garmin and Raymarine devices, ”said Rob Hackbarth, SmartCraft Product Category Manager.
“Our VesselView system, now available to Garmin and Raymarine users thanks to SmartCraft Connect, tracks every detail and sends alerts in the event of deviation in engine parameters. This way, boaters can navigate with ease and focus on more important things, like enjoying their time on the water, ”said Hackbarth.
“We are delighted to partner with Mercury to ensure unrestricted access to Mercury’s VesselView technology through the Raymarine range of MFD Axiom®,” said Gregoire Outters, general manager of the Raymarine brand at FLIR. “This increased integration allows boaters to easily monitor and control essential engine functions directly from their Axiom® displays, and can be accessed free of charge by downloading the latest version of our LightHouse® software.”
“We are delighted to be working with Mercury to deliver the engine data monitoring capabilities that our customers and OEMs are looking for,” said Dan Bartel, vice president of global sales for Garmin. “Compatibility with VesselView gives boaters access to essential information about Mercury engines directly from their Garmin display for a more integrated and comfortable navigation experience.”