Thanks everyone for showing interest. I plan on making the app available soon. I am working on launching a website for the app. It's going to be Open Source like OpenCPN
, licensed under a 2-Clause BSD license
Originally Posted by vadrian
Will it work with the BSB
charts available (for free) on the NOAA website?
Vadrian, the answer is yes... indirectly. The BSBv3 charts need to be processed on a PC first. Why?... Processing power, battery
life and SD-Cards. I pre-quilt the charts and convert them into a special SD-Card, Phone/Tablet friendly chart file. I will be releasing a program to do this as well as making several pre-made NOAA BSB regions available for download on the website.
This is similar to what EarthNC does except that they keep all the data on their own servers which makes the app require internet
access to work. EarthNC allows you to download small regions, but this takes time and tons of space on the SD card. What we're doing is squishing all of the data onto a small file (smaller than the actual BSB charts used to create it).