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  • 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...
  • 10/1/14 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Forerunner 920XT – a multisport GPS watch with advanced running dynamics and connected features. Recording detailed metrics for swimming, biking and running, the Forerunner 920XT is qualified to take elite and beginner athletes’ training to the next level. Its slim profile and hinged watch bands offer a comfortable fit, and its high-resolution color display makes it easy to view stats at a glance duringmore...
  • 9/25/14 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness

    Daily Activity Tracker Highlighted in Episode ofThe Biggest Loser: Glory DaysAiring Tonight at 8/7p CT on NBC

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and Universal Partnerships & Licensing today announced a partnership for The Biggest Loser branded fitness devices beginning with the launch of The Biggest Loser vívofit daily activity tracker in early October 2014. All Biggest Loser contestants on the current season of the Shine America produced series will be wearing The Biggest Loser vívofit to set healthy goals, track their progress, and stay accountable to their trainersmore...
  • 9/24/14 12:30 pm CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Connect IQ, the first-ever open platform for third-party developers to create apps for Garmin products. The software development kit leverages the trusted technology that Garmin is known for, with an emphasis on low power consumption, extended battery life and connectivity to smartphones and peripheral sensors through Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) and ANT+®. Garmin prides itself on creating active lifestyle productsmore...
  • 9/4/14 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced vívosmart (veevo-smart) – a stylish activity tracker with smart notifications. Stay on track with health and wellness goals while staying connected with vívosmart’s vibration alerts for calls, texts, calendar reminders, emails and more from a smartphone. Like vívofit® and Forerunner® 15, vívosmart gets to know users’ current activity levels and nudges them toward a moremore...
  • 8/26/14 6:01 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Cycling Dynamics – revolutionary metrics on the dual-sensing Vector™ pedal-based power meter that provide feedback to cyclists on their position and pedal form. Cycling Dynamics’ initial advanced metrics include seated/standing position, Power Phase, and Platform Center Offset for a comprehensive picture of how cyclists ride their bikes. With Cycling Dynamics, cyclists,more...
  • 8/26/14 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Vector S – a single-sensing pedal-based power meter. Measuring forces on the left pedal to approximate total power, Vector S reports power, cadence and more with the option for users to easily upgrade to a dual-sensing system.“Power metrics are more accessible than ever with Vector S’s affordable and flexible single-sensing system,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice presidentmore...
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