Nomad 2 has a USB interface (for power and data) that can connect to a PC or MAC. Any AIS compatible navigation software can be used and the PC will create a virtual com port. Digital Yacht offer free SmarterTrack Lite viewing software as well as premium SmarterTrack software for use with Navionics charts for detailed charting and navigation. It’s also compatible with popular programs like TimeZero, Nobeltec, Expedition, SeaPro and Open CPN. Most modern programs also accept a TCP/IP or UDP feed via the wireless link, but do double check before purchasing.
Apps on iPads, tablets and smartphones will use the wireless link to connect to Nomad. Check www.digitalyacht.net for iOS and Android apps as there are a huge number of popular charting and navigation programs.