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  • 3/31/14 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 the introduction of the PRO 70, PRO 550, and the PRO Trashbreaker – three new electronic dog training collars that are packed with new features, yet easy as ever to use.“We’ve taken the proven design of Tri-Tronics® tube-style transmitters and have given them new functionality for the serious amateur or professional dog trainer,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice presidentmore...
  • 3/26/14 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness

    VIRB Elite and fēnix™ 2 are the Official Action Cameras and Training Watches of Tough Mudder

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a partnership with Tough Mudder as the official action camera and training watch sponsor of 2014 Tough Mudder events. To go along with this partnership, Garmin will be introducing a new, darker color option for the VIRB Elite action camera, previously only available in white. Garmin is excited to not only capture the action on the course of “Probably the Toughest Event onmore...
  • 2/27/14 6:00 am CST
    Fitness

    VIRB™ and VIRB Elite to be Official Action Cameras Used During Competition

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a partnership with Burton Snowboards as the official action camera sponsor of the 32nd annual US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI at the Vail Mountain in Vail, Colo., taking place March 3-8, 2014.“We are extremely excited to announce this partnership with Burton and be a part of such a prestigious snowboarding event,” said Jon Cassat, Garmin vicemore...
  • 2/20/14 6:00 am CST
    Fitness

    Advanced Training Features Added to Rugged ABC Navigator Watch

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the fēnix 2, updating the popular outdoor GPS watch with new training options, updated easier-to-use interface and expanded smartphone connectivity. The original fēnix focused on navigation and tracking functionality, and the second generation, fēnix 2, continues to aid the explorer, adding multisport training capabilities. Whether running, climbing, riding, hiking,more...
  • 1/21/14 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 Approach G7 and G8 golf handhelds. These sleek, color touchscreen handhelds boast more than 30,000 preloaded international courses, a rechargeable battery capable of multiple rounds, and new measurement features such as PlaysLike Distance, which shows adjusted range for uphill and downhill shots. For golfers who prefer to leave their smartphones in their bags, the newmore...
  • 1/13/14 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 GPSMAP 64 series of rugged outdoor handhelds. The GPSMAP 64 series brings a dual GPS and GLONASS receiver, preloaded geocaches and smartphone connectivity for LiveTrack and Smart Notification to a product line already popular with hunters, hikers and geocachers of all ages.“Building on the popularity of the GPSMAP series, the new GPSMAP 64 series improvesmore...
  • 1/6/14 7:00 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 vívokí (veevo-key) — a small, lightweight and water resistant (10m) all-day activity monitor designed to improve employee wellness and inspire those individuals to make healthy habits stick. Vívokí seamlessly integrates into corporate wellness programs to provide motivation and accountability for participants. Vívokí records steps, distance, calories and intensity ofmore...
  • 1/6/14 7:00 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 vívofit (veevo-fit) — a stylish, lightweight fitness band designed to turn good intentions into lifelong habits. Vívofit is the only fitness band that automatically greets users with a personalized daily goal, tracks their progress and reminds them when it’s time to move. Featuring a unique, curved display that always stays on, vívofit also shows steps, goal countdown,more...
  • 1/6/14 7:00 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 a complete overhaul of its free online fitness community, Garmin Connect. The new Garmin Connect has a completely updated look and feel, with improved navigation and a customizable widget-style dashboard. The updated fitness features include enhanced reports to track performance over time and free training plans that can be sent straight to compatible Garmin devices. Withmore...
  • 10/22/13 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 tactix, a rugged high-sensitivity GPS navigator and ABC watch inspired by the requirements of Law Enforcement and Police Special Operations. Built for training, exploring, and more, this field-ready wristwatch boasts an altimeter, barometer, 3-axis compass, and extensive tracking capabilities for precise navigation in the field. tactix is waterproof to 50 meters, and canmore...
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