|This plot was captured with iNavX on my |
iPhone, then emailed to myself, and the
.kml file opened in Google Earth.
|This plot is Google Earth showing a |
.kmz file from Navionics on the iPad
More important perhaps is that Google Earth allows me to load and display both tracks at the same time so I can mix and match. Of course, this means I can't play with the images unless I have net connectivity, but that's probably OK.
X-Traverse provides another way to exchange data between devices and have access to the full chart library purchased through XT on various devices, including iPad, iPhone, Fugawi on PC, etc., although I don't know if it will work with my ancient Fugawi.
Epiphany Moment: My computer doesn't need to know current positions in order to view charts and make plans in great graphical detail and my portable display doesn't need to show great detail in order to provide immediate guidance, as long as the plan can get from the computer to the portable display.