Marine electronics experts nationwide named 11 products in nine categories as winners of the 2014 NMEA Product Awards. 

Once again, Furuno USA was named Manufacturer of the Year–Support. 

The winners were announced at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held October 8–11 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott in Fort Myers, Florida. Nearly 400 leading marine electronics manufacturers, dealers, and distributors, as well as media and others from the United States and abroad, attended the event. 

Category winners are chosen by regional panels of NMEA members from around the country. These experts are hand picked by the NMEA Awards Committee for their extensive knowledge of marine electronics to create a level playing field for all product and manufacturer support nominations.

 “We want to congratulate all of the award recipients,” said NMEA Managing Director Mark Reedenauer. “We know these awards mean a lot to every employee within their respective organizations. I have seen this firsthand, as the NMEA awards are hanging on the walls when I have visited NMEA manufacturers around the globe. We want to thank all of the manufacturers who relay this message of company pride and ownership to their employees back home.” 

Here are the 2014 NMEA Product Award winners:

Multi-Function Display

Furuno NavNet TZtouch TZT14 


Garmin GHP™ 20 and GHC™ 20 with SmartPump   

Raymarine Evolution System

 Fish Finder

Furuno FCV587 Color LCD


Furuno NavNet TZtouch TZTBB with DRS6A UHD™

Satellite Communications Antenna

KVH TracPhone® V3IP

Marine VHF Radio

Icom IC-M506 Marine Transceiver

 Satellite TV Antenna

KVH TracVision TV1

 Computer-Based Software

Nobeltec TimeZero Catch

 Marine Specialty-2 Winners

FLIR MD-625 Thermal Camera System

GOST™ Watch HD App

 Manufacturer of the Year—Support

Furuno USA


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