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Raytheon Anschütz Announces New Radar NX Software

Radar NXRaytheon Anschütz announces a revolutionary new navigational radar and chart radar software. An intuitive user interface and a smart range of scalable functionality characterise the new Synapsis Radar NX application.

The company developed the Radar NX software in an agile development process leveraging the expertise of experienced marine radar users and the know-how of specialised user interface designers. With the new radar and chart radar application, Raytheon Anschütz completes the Synapsis NX series of innovative bridge navigation systems. Björn Schröder, Product Manager for radar and ECDIS says, “Radar NX was developed in accordance with human-centered design principles. The user interface concept perfectly matches our new ECDIS NX, which has been presented last year and which earned user feedback of an unparalleled intuitiveness in use.”

The optimised grouping of data and current settings provides operators with clear situation awareness. In addition, the quick access bar makes the most often used operations and functions available at a fingertip. Operators benefit from a superior non-distracted overview, situation awareness and a fast interpretation of the radar picture. Radar NX delivers customers optimised performance in tracking and anti-clutter processing. It can also include an advanced, smart radar video merging function, which integrates the video of multiple radar transceivers into a single, unobstructed radar video. The software is scalable to include additional functionality beyond basic IMO standards to support special customer requirements such as helicopter tracking and guidance.

Raytheon Anschütz builds the new Radar NX application on the technical foundation provided by the Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS). This means the highly integrated INS functions, such as radar/AIS target management, alert management or sensor integrity monitoring, are also available for a stand-alone radar system.