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About DGPS Marine Information Service

  • This is a system that provides DGPS-based services with higher accuracy than GPS through the reference nautical chart provided on a smarphone application. This is an app service operated by the National Maritime PNT Office (www.nmpnt.go.kr) with an aim to prevent accidents involving small boats and sea traffic and during water sports activities.

How to Use the DGPS Marine Information Service App

Download the app from the Android Market free-of-charge. It will be available for use once it is liked to a DGPS receiver that supports Bluetooth. In order to obtain DGPS information, you need to sign up as a member with the National Maritime PNT Office. For inquiries on purchasing a DGPS receiver, please contact AscenKorea at +82 02 858 7810.

Main Functions of the DGPS Marine Information Service App

  • Reference nautical map:
    • It provides an electronic-based reference nautical map to be viewed by the user. It provides more accurate location information using the DGPS information.
  • Using the augmented reality camera, the marine information within the search area is shown.
  • Location finder:
    • It has a feature that you can use to find the route that was recently used.
    • It has a feature for finding the saved routes.
    • It has a feature for searching coordinates and location of interest.
  • Route management:
    • It has a feature for viewing or deleting the saved routes.
    • It has a feature for managing markers.
  • Notices
    • Announcements
    • User Agreement
  • SOS Feature
    • It has a feature you can use to transmit your location information to the phone number you saved and the Korea Coast Guard (122).
    • You can make a voice call to the Korea Coast Guard (122).
    • It has a feature for re-transmission of data when you deviate 500m from the initially requested coordinates.
  • Configuration
    • Basic configuration (automatic turn-off of display, coordinate/speed/distance units, color of the guide lines)
    • Notice configuration (notices of events)
    • System configuration (registration of NTRIP ID, emergency contact no.)

Flow Chart of DGPS Marine Information Service

DGPS Location Information System
DGPS Location Information System
SOS Service
SOS Service

Screen Captures of DGPS Marine Information Service

Screen Captures of DGPS Marine Information Service