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  • 4/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Vector 2 and Vector 2S, the next generation of the company’s innovative pedal-based power meters. Like their predecessors, Vector 2 and Vector 2S measure power directly at the pedal, where force is applied, for reliable and accurate results. With an entirely redesigned pedal pod, cyclists can install and transfer their power meter from bike-to-bike without a hitch,more...
  • 4/13/15 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the next generation of HD action cameras, VIRB X and VIRB XE. Compact and capable of shooting rich, high-definition, wide-angle footage, VIRB X and XE boast an all-new form factor allowing for more mounting options. Waterproof to 50 meters, the updated camera design is even more rugged, and doesn’t require an external case for underwater shooting. In addition tomore...
  • 3/18/15 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a sponsorship of the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race as the official partner, providing action cameras, GPS watches and GPS handhelds. Beginning July 5, 2015, athletes from across the globe, including Garmin-sponsored athletes Paul Guschlbauer and Tom De Dorlodot, will use fēnix® 3 multisport watches, GPSMAP® 64 handhelds and VIRB® action cams as they take onmore...
  • 3/2/15 6:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the sponsorship of the 2015 Winter X-Games gold medal winning snowboarders Mark McMorris and Silje Norendal as their official action cam and watch provider. Both riders will be equipped with Garmin VIRB® action cams, as well as a fēnix® 3 multisport watch for McMorris and a vívofit® activity tracker for Norendal. This announcement coincides with themore...
  • 2/24/15 6:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a global brand partnership with the Wings for Life World Run, a running and wheelchair event to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for spinal cord injury. To assist the race’s mission and to help bring awareness, Garmin will make a monetary contribution and release a special edition Wings for Life World Run vívofit® 2 activity tracker. Designed to help developmore...
  • 1/20/15 6:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the slim, lightweight Approach S5 GPS golf watch. Boasting a high-res color display, the Approach S5 comes preloaded with CourseView mapping for more than 38,000 international courses with Touch Targeting and Manual Pin Positioning. With the Approach S5, golfers can track their stats, then upload data to Garmin Connect tomore...
  • 1/14/15 7:00 am CST
    Fitness
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & STELLENBOSCH, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of iKubu (Pty) Ltd., a privately-held designer of computer vision and radar systems for the cycling market. iKubu was in the final stages of developing the Backtracker low-energy bike radar, a device that provides unparalleled situational awareness by giving the cyclist the speed and distance of vehicles that are approaching from behind. The road is scanned by amore...
  • 1/5/15 8:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a partnership with renowned potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler, introducing a collection of chic, pattern-printed accessory bands for the company’s popular daily activity tracker vívofit and the newly announced vívofit 2. By bringing the impeccable craftsmanship and modern style of the designer’s lifestyle brand to the vívofit family, the Jonathan Adler +more...
  • 1/5/15 8:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced vívofit 2 – adding features to the company’s popular daily activity tracker to help users stay active no matter the occasion. Vívofit 2’s new features help users develop lifelong healthy habits. In addition to the visual move bar on its always-on display, vívofit 2 also features audible alerts that remind users when it’s time to get up and move. An activity timer allows users to track and analyze individualmore...
  • 1/5/15 7:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced vívoactive – a lightweight and ultra-thin GPS smartwatch with built-in sports and activity tracking apps. Helping users develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle, vívoactive captures more of their activities with GPS-enabled running, cycling, golfing, swimming and activity tracking apps. Vívoactive is comfortable for all day wear and smart notifications keep usersmore...
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