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  • 10/31/17 6:01 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the ECHOMAP™ Plus series, its next generation of chartplotters and sonar combination units with industry-leading features for both saltwater and inland anglers and boaters. Building on the success of its predecessor series, ECHOMAP CHIRP, the new ECHOMAP Plus features powerful sonar capabilities, preloaded charts and mapping, and built-in Wi-Fi® for access to themore...
  • 10/31/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced ActiveCaptain™, a free all-in-one mobile app for mariners that delivers a seamless content management system with unlimited access to cartography, automatic delivery of the latest software available, off-vessel planning capabilities, connected services and so much more in one simple, yet powerful application. “ActiveCaptain blends features our customersmore...
  • 10/31/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the STRIKERTM Plus series – proven fishfinders with industry-leading sonar that are packed with new features to help anglers find and catch more fish, yet easy as ever to use. “The new STRIKER Plus series has the features that will bring the benefit of built-in GPS, QuickdrawTM Contours and Wi-Fi® to first-time users, and will convince existing STRIKERmore...
  • 10/27/17 8:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Premier supplier of electronic navigational charts for mariners

    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry. “Navionics has long been known as a leading supplier of highly accurate navigational charts and mobile applications for boaters,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “By combining Navionics’ content with Garmin’s BlueChartmore...
  • 10/10/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. today announced that it has been selected as an official supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-2018. As an official supplier, Garmin’s flagship waterproof1 action cameras, the VIRB® 360 and VIRB Ultra 30, will be used by all seven teams competing in the 45,000-mile race around the world to capture high-quality video that can be easily edited and shared with race fans around the globe. The Volvo Ocean Race spans fourmore...
  • 10/3/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year, an honor given to the most recognized company in the marine electronics field for its support of products in the field, voted on by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA®). Garmin also dominated the NMEA’s Product of Excellence Awards with eight wins in the followingmore...
  • 9/12/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced its first chartplotter and transducer bundle with Panoptix all-seeing sonar technology designed specifically for ice fishing. Anglers can now benefit from the game-changing Garmin Panoptix technology that shows real-time moving images up to 100 feet to locate fish in any direction below the ice. Equipped with everything needed for hard water fishing, the Panoptixmore...
  • 9/8/17 3:07 pm CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that a jury verdict was reached in a patent lawsuit brought by Navico against Garmin in the Eastern District of Texas. The jury found that Garmin had willfully infringed two Navico “downscan” patents and awarded damages in the amount of $38 million. The court awarded judgment in favor of Garmin on a false advertising claim filed by Navico. “Wemore...
  • 7/10/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    PS22-TR trolling motor transducer provides two LiveVü modes

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Panoptix™ PS22-TR, its newest Panoptix transducer with LiveVü Forward and LiveVü Down that offers a narrow 20-degree beam angle for crisp, improved resolution and clear images of what’s all around and below the boat – in real time and even while stationary. Paired with a compatible Garmin GPSMAP® or echoMAP® CHIRP chartplotter, Panoptix delivers a whole newmore...
  • 6/13/17 12:18 pm CDT
    Marine

    Navico’s patent claims determined to be invalid by the Federal Circuit

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) reversed a December 2015 finding by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that Garmin had infringed Navico patents related to downscan sonar. Specifically, the Federal Circuit ruled that two of Navico’s patents were invalid and that Garmin’s DownVü sonar does not infringe a third Navico patentmore...
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