Caterpillar Marine has announced its Cat Marine five-inch display for the marine market. The new display joins the company's recently introduced seven-inch and 13-inch smart displays, which are designed to integrate seamlessly with high-end yacht bridges.
The new five-inch display features an eight push-button user interface, modern graphics, optically bonded glass, High Bright performance, IP 66 front and rear ratings and multiple datalinks (2x CAN, 1x Ethernet, 1x USB, & 1x RS485). All three new Cat displays will be fully integrated with Cat marine engines and Cat Three60 propulsion solutions.
Caterpillar partnered with BXI Industrial Systems' connected systems experts to use Bright Wolf's purpose built IoT platform to form the foundation for launching its next generation of intelligent Caterpillar Marine Displays.
"The introduction of this new line of smart marine displays strategically positions Caterpillar to continue as the industry leader in developing, distributing and supporting durable, reliable equipment,' said Merritt Callaghan, Caterpillar Marine Electronics' Supervisor. "The Bright Wolf IoT Platform is core to our ability to driving industrial grade equipment operational systems and rapidly responding to the unique and evolving marine market requirements.'
Caterpillar Marine, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, provides power solutions in the medium- and high-speed segments with outputs from 93 to 16,800 kW in main propulsion. Its sales and service network includes more than 2,100 dealer locations globally.