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  • 12/29/09 6:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Oregon 450t and Oregon 450 touchscreen GPS devices, the newest of Garmin’s next-generation outdoor handhelds now compatible with the online community at Garmin Connect as well as Garmin’s free Custom Maps utility for transferring paper or digital maps onto your compatible handheld.“More than ever, Garmin offers intuitive touchscreen options for anyone exploring andmore...
  • 11/18/09 6:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the availability of Custom Maps, a free, simple process that helps users transform the maps they currently have – in paper or digital form – into downloadable maps for compatible Garmin GPS outdoor handhelds.“Free Custom Maps can be used by anyone wanting to bring their favorite locations to life,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “Potentialmore...
  • 10/26/09 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced its support of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust and its Maasai Marathon team, a group of 30 runners led by Edward Norton and three Maasai warriors, who will run in the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1st. Norton, a pilot and longtime user of Garmin products for flying, recreation and travel,more...
  • 10/20/09 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor

    GPS Leader Paves the Way for Continued Development of World’s Elite Cycling Squad

    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has extended for an additional three years its title sponsorship of Team Garmin-Slipstream, the ProTour cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions. The extension for the U.S.-based team comprised of elite talent from around the world is an addition to the company’s current sponsorship through 2010, marking one of the most significant multi-more...
  • 10/7/09 8:55 am CDT
    Outdoor
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced its sponsorship of American distance-running record-holders Deena Kastor and Ryan Hall as they prepare for marathons in Chicago and New York City, respectively. To honor these elite athletes’ pursuit of victory in these major world marathons, special limited-edition versions of Garmin’s new FR60 fitness watch will bemore...
  • 10/2/09 9:38 am CDT
    Outdoor
    CAYMAN ISLANDS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) invites shareholders and investors to listen to its third quarter 2009 earnings conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. ET, with executives of Garmin. The call will be held in conjunction with the company's earnings release, which will be distributed prior to market open on November 4, 2009.What: Garmin Ltd. Third Quarter 2009 Earnings CallWhen: Wednesday, November 4, 2009more...
  • 9/10/09 5:00 pm CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it was introducing the GPS 72H with new, state-of-the-art features including a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, and a fast USB interface – all in an easy-to-use handheld that floats.“Since 2002, the GPS 72 has been the handheld of choice for the boater that wants a simple, rugged, and reliable navigator,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president for worldwide sales. “more...
  • 9/1/09 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the aerodynamic Edge 500, an evolutionary leap in cycling technology. Weighing a mere 2 ounces, Edge 500 features a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, requires no calibration, can be switched quickly and easily between bicycles and connects wirelessly with ANT+™ compatible third-party power meters.“Using feedback from the best focus group imaginable – the Pro Tour cyclists ofmore...
  • 6/26/09 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Dakota 10 and Dakota 20 handheld GPS navigators, packing a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, worldwide basemap and color touchscreen display into a compact, waterproof device with up to 20 hours of battery life.“As families and friends explore the outdoors – from an exotic locale to the local park – Dakota helps keep their adventures affordable and enjoyable,” said Danmore...
  • 6/16/09 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Foretrex 401 and Foretrex 301 GPS navigators, integrating a high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and USB interface into a lightweight, waterproof device for light hikers, skiers, campers and military personnel to wear comfortably on their wrists.“Whether you’re on a leisurely hike or in the toughest conditions imaginable, you need navigation that’s simple tomore...
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