MDS Manager uses standard off the shelf hardware
There is no requirement for bespoke hardware. MDS software will run on a standard PC or laptop.
MDS Manager is the master programme for several sub-modules
It is not necessary to open a different programme for each task. The user can carry out several tasks from within the MDS - Manager software. Common data is accessed by all programme modules.
Taking only data needed on passage keeps satellite download costs lower than any competitor
Updates for charts under the current route are all that are needed on passage. All other chart updates can be downloaded direct from theinternet at the next port.
Data can be downloaded and updated at any time
MDS Manager is used to place data orders. Individual orders are sent by return email and weekly update orders are sent automatically as soon as they are generated by the MDS Servers. Order changes and additional data requests can be made at any time.
Data sent from the MDS servers is encrypted and super compressed
The MDS servers encrypt and super compress data before emailing this to the user. Encryption guarantees security whilst super compression reduces the attachment file size to a minimum.
The user chooses the delivery methodA log is kept within each module
Data is sent from MDS servers as an email attachment and can be downloaded automatically or manually via any email delivery method.
MDS manager stores details of all user actions and a range of reports may be printed on demand.