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  • 11/13/17 1:53 pm CST
    Aviation

    Additional features include GTX 3000 & TCAS II control/display and more

    Garmin is pleased to announce the latest software upgrade for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series is now available. New GTN features include visual approach guidance, control and display of the GTX 3000 transponder and GTS 8000 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II), as well as LNAV+V approaches without Space-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) service. These new features bring advanced capabilities and even more functionality to newmore...
  • 11/1/17 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Highlights for the third quarter 2017 include: Total revenue of $743 million, growing 3% over the prior year, with outdoor, aviation, marine and fitness collectively growing 9% over the prior year quarter and contributing 75% of total revenue Gross margin improved to 58.4% compared to 56.2% in the priormore...
  • 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...
  • 10/31/17 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Descent™ Mk1, a dive computer housed in a watch-style design offering surface GPS navigation with rich color mapping. Designed for recreational, technical and free divers, the Descent Mk1 allows divers to plan their underwater adventure right on the watch and use GPS waypoints to automatically mark dive entry and exit points. The Descent Mk1 also offersmore...
  • 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...
  • 10/23/17 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Impact™ bat swing sensor with on-device display to instantly deliver key metrics and feedback after every swing – without the need to view a phone or tablet. Made for batters of all skill levels, the Impact bat swing sensor is designed to help improve hand speed, bat speed and position to make training even more productive. Downloading the free Impact™ app to amore...
  • 10/17/17 6:00 am CDT
    Automotive
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the innovative Garmin Speak™ with Amazon Alexa, the first in-vehicle1 device to have hands-free access to the Amazon Alexa voice service and industry-leading turn-by-turn GPS navigation from Garmin. Alexa responses, including things like music and audiobooks, stream right through a vehicle’s stereo. Customers that already know and love Alexa will now benefit frommore...
  • 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...
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