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  • 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...
  • 8/26/14 6:00 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 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...
  • 7/9/14 7:00 am CDT
    Outdoor

    VIRB® Elite to be the Official Action Cam of Verrückt, Slide to Open to the Public on July 10th

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, and Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts, today released a video for the highly-anticipated opening of Verrückt, the tallest water slide in the world. Schlitterbahn has completed construction and testing of Verrückt and the ride will open to the public on July 10th. Officially verified by Guinness World Records, the water slide in Kansas City, Kan. stands at a record-breakingmore...
  • 6/19/14 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor

    A Feature-Packed GPS Golf Watch with First-of-Its-Kind Swing Metrics and Full-Color CourseView Maps

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Approach S6 touchscreen watch equipped with all-new golf watch technology. The Approach S6 boasts first-of-its-kind swing metrics and training tools right on a golfer’s wrist. SwingTempo, TempoTrainer and SwingStrength™ can be used to improve golfers’ swing consistency and synchronization, making the S6 an essential tool on the driving range, in the tee box, on themore...
  • 6/12/14 6:00 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 two new GPS-enabled collars, the TT 15 and T 5, for its industry-leading Astro and Alpha dog tracking and training systems.“These new collars give sporting dog owners what they’ve been asking for – things like better satellite reception and optional vibration in a rugged design,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “These new devices demonstratemore...
  • 5/6/14 6:00 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 the Forerunner® 15 — an affordable GPS running watch with daily activity tracking for all fitness levels. Garmin Forerunner 15 keeps runners motivated by tracking distance, pace, calories, personal records, and heart rate1. To make sure runners remain active between workouts, Forerunner 15 also incorporates daily activity tracking, counting steps and calories burned allmore...
  • 4/9/14 6:00 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 the Edge 1000®, a top of the line cycling computer for competing, connecting, and navigating. Whether riding for a personal best or seeing where they stack up against the pros, Edge 1000 will help cyclists reach their goals with advanced segment capabilities including the ability to view start and finish point alerts, race themselves or the segment leader, and plan ridesmore...
  • 3/31/14 6:00 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 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...
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