National Marine Electronics Association

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The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is a US-based marine electronics trade organization setting standards of communication between marine electronics.[1]


NMEA standards

NMEA 0180
NMEA 0182
NMEA 0183
A combined electrical and data specification for communication between marine electronic devices such as echo sounder, sonars, anemometer, gyrocompass, autopilot, GPS receivers and many other types of instruments
NMEA 2000
Abbreviated to NMEA2k or N2K and standardised as IEC 61162-3, is a plug-and-play communications standard used for connecting marine sensors and display units within ships and boats.
Future upgrade from NMEA 2000 with higher bandwidth. (under standardisation)


  1. ^ "What is a GPS Tracker". rewiresecurity. Retrieved 15 April 2016.

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