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Six trends show where marine electronics are headed.

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Screen Savers In 2006, TV-quality images come to your chart plotter, thanks to high resolution, large screens and better hues. MapTech and Northstar even have touch-screen technology. Here, Furuno's 23-inch FAR2817, $12,296.

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Smaller than a Dime The pocket-sized Icom M88 ($288) handheld may be small but Rakon's soon-to-be released GPS is tiny.

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What's in That Black Box? For 2006, the answer is "Everything!" Standard Horizon's Phantom PS2000 ITU Class D VHF ($167) can be mounted near the antenna, improving reception.

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Talk To Your Chart Plotter Finally! Standard Horizon's Navcom CPV350 ($1,100) brings about the long-awaited marriage of DSC-capable VHF with a GPS/chart plotter/fish finder.

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Know Everything About Your Neighbors An AIS receiver can display the name, length, speed, bearing and destination of every vessel in range. The Furunonav AI 3000 is $900.

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Meet the New Nav Station Eyewear may revolutionize your nav station—or eliminate it. For just $600 you can get an eMagin Eyebud 800, which gives you a portable view of any nav display you need.