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ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
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Mobile Bridge - A Portable Design Simulator for Ship Bridge Interfaces
1 Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Oldenburg, Germany
2 Institute of Information Technology, Oldenburg, Germany
3 Jade University of Applied Sciences, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
ABSTRACT: Developing new software components for ship bridges is challenging. Mostly due to high costs of testing these components in realistic environments. To reduce these costs the development process is divided into different stages. Whereas, the final test on a real ship bridge is the last step in this process. However, by dividing the development process into different stages new components have to be adapted to each stage individually. To improve the process we propose a mobile ship bridge system to fully support the development process from lab studies to tests in realistic environments. Our system allows developing new software components in the lab and setting it up on a ship bridge without interfering with the vessel's navigational systems. Therefore it is linked to a NaviBox to get necessary information such as GPS, AIS, compass, and radar information. Our system is embedded in LABSKAUS, a test bed for the safety assessment of new e-Navigation systems.
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Citation note:
Stratmann T.C., Gruenefeld U., Hahn A., Boll S., Stratmann J., Schweigert S.: Mobile Bridge - A Portable Design Simulator for Ship Bridge Interfaces. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.12.04.16, pp. 763-768, 2018
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