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  • 1/3/18 8:21 am CST
    Aviation
    Jan. 3, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for several aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot, including a wide range of Cessna 172 and 182 model aircraft. Intended for less complex piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems.  Themore...
  • 12/26/17 6:00 am CST
    Fitness

    Slimmer than ever with an always-on color display and 1+ year battery life

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívofit 4, a daily activity tracker1 with an incredible 1+ year battery life – no charging necessary – and a sunlight-readable, always-on color display. Designed for 24/7 wearability, the vívofit 4 is swim- and shower-safe and features a sleek, comfortable band. The vívofit 4 is ready to go right out of the box, and can be paired with a smartphone for additionalmore...
  • 12/21/17 9:18 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce that the GDL 82 ADS-B datalink is now certified and early orders have started shipping. The GDL 82 is a small, lightweight Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) with built-in GPS that uniquely integrates with the aircraft’s existing transponder and transponder antenna. This new, patent-pending installation design allows for a streamlined installation. For aircraft owners looking for a turnkey solution to satisfy the requirements of ADS-B Out in the mostmore...
  • 12/14/17 8:55 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce that the all-in-one GDL 52 portable aviation receiver is now available. The GDL 52 is the first portable receiver capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) weather and dual-link, as well as SiriusXM Aviation weather1 and audio for display and control on select portables and mobile devices. It includes a built-in battery and provides GPS position data as well as back-up attitude information2 to compatible portable devices. In additionmore...
  • 12/1/17 9:13 am CST
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) board of directors has established December 29, 2017 as the payment date for the next dividend installment of $0.51 per share with a record date of December 15, 2017. At the 2017 annual shareholders’ meeting, Garmin shareholders, in accordance with Swiss corporate law, approved a cash dividend in the total amount of $2.04 per share (subject to possible adjustment based on the total amount of the dividend in Swissmore...
  • 11/30/17 10:06 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of additional G5 electronic flight instrument capabilities, including the installation of G5 in place of an existing directional gyro (DG) or horizontal situational indicator (HSI) in select certified fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. When paired with select VHF NAV/COMMs or GPS navigators, the G5 can be considered primary for displaying magnetic heading,more...
  • 11/22/17 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today celebrated the delivery of the one-millionth certified avionics product from its manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas. The milestone product was a GTX™ 3000 DO-260B compliant Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder, which enables ADS-B Out transmissions and features TCAS II/ACAS II compatibility for a wide range of business and transport category aircraftmore...
  • 11/17/17 7:00 am CST
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the inclusion of the vívosmart® 3 activity tracker1 as a buy-up option into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion™ wellness program, powered by Qualcomm Life, Inc. Offered to employers by UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, UnitedHealthcare Motion is an employer-sponsored, wearable device wellness program that enables peoplemore...
  • 11/16/17 6:00 am CST
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Garmin fleet™ 700 tablet series for fleet management solutions and telematics. The new series combines the power of Garmin navigation with the vast flexibility of a scalable tablet, and allows mobile workforces to customize every tablet in the series with their own Android-based business application. The new fleet series features three models: the fleet 770more...
  • 11/15/17 12:55 pm CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new features for the Garmin Pilot application for Android and iOS mobile devices. Garmin Pilot 6.2 for Android incorporates approach chart overlays on the moving map, enhancements to stadium TFR’s, glide range ring, logbook tracks and more, while the 9.1 version of Garmin Pilot for iOS adds a new high resolution basemap, worldwide gridded winds and a streamlined Connext devices page. Within the iOS version, pilots can also access aircraftmore...
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