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Icon Connect Consultancy

However complex your project, its success will almost entirely depend on the thoroughness of its planning. With the benefit of over 30 years experience, we provide qualified advice and direction to ensure your project starts with a solid structured brief, strategy and design. Our Consultation Process follows the RIBA model for project development. Key Consultancy…

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Custom engineering for a yacht system integrator

Read the full article by Glyn Hutchinson on Yachting Pages Whilst some people get excited about colours, fabrics and finishes in yacht building, for AV-IT engineers, there is a strange obsession with equipment racking. Having the right rack solution for housing and maintaining electronics is a huge plus for our installation engineers and yacht electrical…

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Cat 5, 6, 7, 8: Fibre optic but which to choose?

Read the full article by Glyn Hutchinson on Yachting Pages What you need is Cat 8 as it is the latest and greatest… right? Not necessarily. Anyone who has been involved in a technology project faces the same quandary and in this digital age the cable for most applications is a data cable. Simply put,…

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Behind the scenes of a system integrator’s workshop

Read the full article by Glyn Hutchinson on Yachting Pages Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a system integrator’s workshop? Today’s latest AV/IT systems are predominantly installed in centralised equipment racks and this opens the door to a pre-build and Factory Acceptance Test as part of the project delivery. The…

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What is Digital Audio and is it better than older systems ?

Read the full article by Glyn Hutchinson on Yachting Pages         Video over IP has been around for a while and most people now understand this technology with IPTV, YouTube, Netflix and other IP-based media sources. Audio over IP, however, is a lesser-known entity so here are a few soundbites to help…

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Quality Control by ICON CONNECT

At Icon Connect we go the extra mile to provide a reliable and robust system. To achieve this we carry out a FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) out our offices to prove system functionality and performance prior to installation. This rigorous testing process not only validates our system design, programming and configuration, but also provides shipyard…

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Prepare for a Bumper Yachting Season – Summer 2021!!

After an “Annus Horribilis” in 2020, we are all looking forward with optimism for a busy summer cruising season next year. Many yachts have chosen to abandon winter cruising plans and this is an ideal opportunity to take stock of your Entertainment and IT systems and plan a refresh. From simple upgrades such as adding…

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M/Y SAMURAI Winter AV/IT Upgrades – REFIT EXPRESS!

This autumn, Icon Connect has proudly completed upgrades to the audio visual control systems on the stunning 60m M/Y SAMURAI  in Barcelona. The works included a new custom GUI for the iPad controls, and a complete re-programmed control system for improved performance and functionality. The entire project was effected in under 6 weeks with programmers…

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COVID-19 – How Icon Connect have adapted!

As you know, COVID-19 is increasing across Europe and we have to face a second wave of cases which sees renewed lockdowns and travel restrictions. This has impacted everyone and is expected to continue in the foreseeable future. At Icon Connect, we take our responsibility as an employer and business partner very seriously, and the…

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Icon Connect winner at SBID Product Design Awards 2020

We are very excited to announce that we have won the SBID Product Design Awards® 2020 in the Sound & Vision category . https://www.iconconnect.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Sound-Vision.mp4 Icon Connect has a unique Control interface based on a simple, easy to use “No Homepage” approach —every control application is easy to find on every screen. With an elegant and simple user…

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Icon Connect involved into the Virtual London to Monaco

At Icon Connect, preservation of the oceans is something we feel very strongly about. Every year we support Blue Marine Foundation and the London to Monaco cycle ride by organizing the finish line party, sadly cancelled this year due to the events. We still wanted to continue our involvement this year, and our dear colleague and sales director Glyn Hutchinson is…

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