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Welcome to SpecTec GmbH / IDEA VIO Software! Since 2001 we provide the shipping and yachting industry with software solutions for efficient vessel management. Our IDEA software suite is a dependable solution for various onboard technical and administrative management requirements. It provides the crew and shore management with a user-friendly and productive tool to meet the increasing demands brought on by new maritime regulations, such as the ISM and ISPS codes. In addition, it provides a means to manage the vessel’s daily tasks, leading to lower long-term operational costs and less crew time spent on administration.

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IDEA was created in 2001 by Klaus and Sebastian Allebrodt. Today, the software is in use on more than 500 motor and sailing yachts of up to 147m length. IDEA is installed as a standard by many of the most prestigious yacht builders in the world. In 2008 IDEA has been acquired by the SpecTec Group, the well-known creator and vendor of AMOS software suite. With installations on more than 8000 ships AMOS has been the market leading software in the commercial shipping industry for years. SpecTec has a total of 27 offices in 20 countries and a total number of 240 full-time employees. While AMOS will continue to be developed along the requirements of customers in the shipping, oil, gas and defense industries, IDEA is the main product for the yachting market.


New version IDEA.NET 2016.1.0 released today! Dear all, We’re happy to announce the release of IDEA.NET 2016.1.0 today! This version improves various modules and implements a set of great enhancements. Please note that your running IDEA.NET installation will not be updated automatically. In case you should be interested in an update of...
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Visit us at DUBAI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 1-5 March 2016 as part of the DEUTSCHE YACHTEN. Our sales manager IDEA, Mrs Nabila Akil, will be attending the show to answer your questions. For appointments at the stand please contact her at: +393316240669 or send an email to: Nabila.Akil@spectec.net We are looking forward to welcoming you in Dubai!... read more

New version IDEA.NET 2015.3.0 released today! This version introduces a new exciting product: IDEA.mobile – an IDEA.NET client for Android devices! We’ve also fixed several issues and implemented a set of great enhancements. If you want to try our software, just visit: SpecTec.net/ideademo Have a wonderful Christmas time and thank you for...
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47th International Boat Show Dusseldorf 23st - 31th January 2016 IDEA will again be participating at boot 2016 and will proudly present their latest software developments. The new Android application for our IDEA.NET solution - IDEA-Mobile, and other useful tools will facilitate your life on board. We are looking forward to welcoming you! You will find... read more