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  • 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...
  • 5/26/17 10:30 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at the International Trade Commission (ITC) made an initial determination in the enforcement proceeding brought by Navico, Inc. against Garmin. The ALJ’s initial determination concluded that Garmin’s sale of certain DownVü sonar products violated the ITC’s December 2015 orders arising from a previous Navico-Garmin ITCmore...
  • 5/11/17 10:06 am CDT
    Marine
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & CASTINE, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters, marketed as ActiveCaptain™. ActiveCaptain is a community-based, electronic marine database that contains near real-time information about marinas, anchorages, local points of interest, and marine hazards – most of which is user-generated – for cruising and sailing destinations around the world. Themore...
  • 5/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth,more...
  • 2/16/17 7:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Yamaha Marine Group has selected the Garmin 7-inch GPSMAP® multi-function display (MFD) platform to power its new CL7TM multi-touch display. As the primary display for Command Link Plus® and Helm Master®, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system, the CL7 is fully network capable for NMEA 2000® and the Garmin Marine Network. Full-networkmore...
  • 1/10/17 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the addition of 21 professional anglers to its 2017 marine pro team. The new additions will round out the Garmin team of 70 professional bass, walleye, and crappie fishermen who will be representing Garmin in tournament circuits across North America, including the B.A.S.S. Elite Series and FLW Tour. “For the past several years, Garmin has continued tomore...
  • 11/2/16 6:01 am CDT
    Marine

    New solid-state marine radomes with pulse compression and Doppler technology

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the GMR Fantom 18 and GMR Fantom 24. These new solid-state pulse compression radomes offer MotionScope™ Doppler technology and 40W of power, the highest in the industry for its kind. Available in an 18- or 24-inch footprint, they bring Garmin’s award-winning Fantom technology to a smaller size and lower price point, making them an attractive option for boats where anmore...
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