qtVlm-Companion is designed to work together with qtVlm and will only work with a running qtVlm on a computer or a mobile device. It connects to qtVlm via WIFI or Bluetooth and displays many kinds of instruments and data.
You can configure up to 3 screens with any data you want to display (TWS, TWA, SOG, etc., more than 30 different data types are available). All can also be displayed as histograms.
In addition, qtVlm-Companion comes with 4 preconfigured screens:
- WP and next WP information.
- Race Start Mode, you can top the buoy and the committee boat, start a countdown, etc.
- Map, as displayed on qtVlm main app, with charts, AIS, etc.
You can manage sound and/or vibration alarms according to many criteria.
qtVlm-Companion is designed to work on an Android-Wear device and can also be used on a phone or a tablet.
The free version has all features enabled during 30 minutes, starting when a valid connection has been established with qtVlm. After this single 10 minutes period, the app is no longer functional and must be purchased in order to work permanently.
Documentation is available here: http://download.meltemus.com/qtvlm/companion_documentation_en.pdf