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  • 1/3/17 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Certified on King Air 200 aircraft as part of an aftermarket STC upgrade; King Air 300/350 expected soon

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced its successor to the ever-popular G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi. Boasting a modernized flight display design with significant performance enhancements, the G1000 NXi incorporates innovative capabilities into a state-of-the-art avionics platform. Features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless aviation database updates using Garminmore...
  • 12/14/16 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) board of directors authorized an extension through December 31, 2017 of its current $300 million Share Repurchase Program. There is currently $80.4 million remaining for share repurchases under this current $300 million Share Repurchase Program. The amount and timing of the repurchases are determined by management and depend on market and business conditions. Garmin Ltd. adopted a Rule 10b5-1 plan (the “Plan”) inmore...
  • 12/1/16 6:00 am CST
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) board of directors has established December 30, 2016 as the payment date for the next dividend installment of $0.51 per share with a record date of December 14, 2016, per the approval previously provided at the 2016 annual shareholders’ meeting. At the 2016 annual meeting, Garmin shareholders, in accordance with Swiss corporate law, approved a cash dividend in the total amount of $2.04 per share (subject tomore...
  • 11/17/16 6:14 am CST
    Fitness
    Today Garmin announced a new partnership with the JOIN cycling platform. The JOIN applications for both the Garmin Connect IQ Store and the App Store are designed to help riders connect their daily cycling life on and off the bike. Everything users love about cycling is now combined into a single smart app for iOS.JOIN connects everyday cyclists from all over the world by enhancing and developing the sport’s social nature through mobile technology. Cyclists can find rides all over the world,more...
  • 11/17/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Introduces weight & balance, aircraft performance tables, checklists, Freehand™ flight plan and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices. Also new to Garmin Pilot, Freehand flight planning allows for quick and easy flight plan editing from the moving map page. Pilot-configurable checklists are also integrated within Garmin Pilot, providing pilots themore...
  • 11/16/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    GTX 345/335 transponders provide simple path to achieve ADS-B In/Out in over 60 helicopter models

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out and GTX 335 ADS-B Out transponders in an Approved Model List (AML) of Part 27 helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS. Remote-mount variants of thesemore...
  • 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...
  • 11/2/16 6:01 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the addition of several new networking chartplotters and combination models to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 7x2/9x2 touchscreen chartplotters and the GPSMAP 10x2/12x2 keyed chartplotters. Ranging in size from 7- to 12-inches, these new plotters are available with and without built-in sonar. The new GPSMAP 7x2/9x2 and 10x2/12x2 series are beingmore...
  • 11/2/16 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Premium forward-looking sonar displays the bottom in real time

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the Panoptix™ Forward PS51-TH, a new phased-array multibeam thru-hull mount transducer that adds premium FrontVü™ forward looking sonar to help cruisers avoid running aground1. Designed to give mariners more confidence and peace of mind when navigating unfamiliar water, Panoptix FrontVü is a narrow beam, forward-looking sonar that focuses on the bottom in front ofmore...
  • 11/2/16 5:50 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the VHF 110 and VHF 210 AIS, two new powerful VHF radios designed for both OEM and aftermarket applications. Featuring an updated industrial design and sleek aesthetics, these radios were built to compliment the latest GPSMAP® chartplotters and multi-function displays (MFDs), and offer full integration with Garmin systems via NMEA 2000®. The VHF 110 and VHF 210 AISmore...
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