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  • 3/2/15 6:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    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...
  • 2/10/15 1:44 pm CST
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a sponsorship of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, including serving as the official action camera sponsor and competing in the series as Garmin Racing. The sponsorship kicks-off February 13 at the championship’s inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where Garmin Racing pilot Pete McLeod will begin his run for the title. This globalmore...
  • 1/20/15 6:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    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...
  • 1/5/15 7:00 am CST
    Outdoor

    Rugged Watch Boasts 1.4” Color Touchscreen, Preloaded Mapping, Navigation and Smart Watch Functionality

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced epix, the first-of-its-kind, rugged GPS mapping watch for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for a hands-free navigator. Featuring a 1.4” high-resolution color touchscreen, epix comes preloaded with a worldwide shaded relief basemap, a free 1-year subscription to BirdsEye Satellite Imagery, plus 8 GB of built-in memory for additional maps. Epix boasts an omni-more...
  • 1/5/15 7:00 am CST
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the next-generation multisport GPS watch, fēnix 3. With the new EXO™ GPS antenna, fēnix 3 boasts features that support a full range of multisport activities, from advanced fitness training, to cross-country and alpine skiing, snowboarding, as well as hiking, climbing and trail running. It’s compatible with the Connect IQ™ store for even more smartwatchmore...
  • 10/1/14 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    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...
  • 9/30/14 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor

    Preloaded microSD Cards Provide Seamless Data Integration with Garmin® Handhelds

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Hunt View Maps, a series of preloaded microSD cards containing land ownership data for Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah. For years, Garmin handhelds have been a necessary tool for destination hunters. Now with Hunt View Maps, hunters can easily integrate essential data like public vs. private land information, satellite imagery, 24K TOPO mapping and routablemore...
  • 9/25/14 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor

    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
    Outdoor
    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...
  • 8/26/14 6:01 am CDT
    Outdoor
    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...
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