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  • 5/11/16 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Forerunner 735XT, a GPS running watch with multisport features and wrist-based heart rate1. The most lightweight multisport-capable running watch from Garmin, the Forerunner 735XT features 24/7 heart rate monitoring and built-in activities including running, cycling, swimming, multisport, hiking, XC skiing, strength training, paddle sports2 and cardio. Its sleekmore...
  • 5/9/16 2:00 pm CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced product sponsorships of five professional cycling teams for the 2016 season, including three World Tour teams and two mountain biking teams. Garmin will continue to sponsor Cannondale Pro Cycling and Movistar Team, and for the first year will sponsor Team Lampre-Merida. Additionally, Garmin will support the mountain biking teams Trek Factory Racing and LUNA Pro Teammore...
  • 5/6/16 8:14 am CDT
    Corporate
    Garmin International, Inc. and Johnson Outdoors Inc. today announced the companies have reached agreement on a settlement which resolves litigation involving Johnson Outdoors’ patented side scan sonar technology. Today’s announcement follows the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) rulings in the matter affirming infringement by Garmin of one Johnson Outdoors’ patent and non-infringement of two Johnson Outdoors’ patents.  The agreement, which includes the licensing of these patentsmore...
  • 5/5/16 4:52 pm CDT
    Aviation

    Including European VFR Manual Charts, EASA approval of Flight Stream and more

    Garmin has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of new high-end flight deck technologies, as well as Connext and VFR Manual Charts, which are now available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen avionics. This new update provides options such as custom holding patterns and search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD radar, fuel range ring display, RF leg approach support and more. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garminmore...
  • 5/4/16 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced vívomove, a fashionable analog watch with activity tracking1 features and one year battery life. Adding style to activity tracking the vívomove combines classic design with function, monitoring steps and sleep and reminding users when they’ve been inactive too long with its move bar. With one-year battery life, a water rating of 5ATM (50 meters) and a variety ofmore...
  • 4/28/16 8:00 am CDT
    Marine
    April 28, 2016 – Garmin International Inc. today announced that is has been selected as a Technical Supplier of Artemis Racing, one of the six professional sailing teams competing for the coveted 35th America’s Cup. Artemis Racing will not only use Garmin marine electronics on its fleet of support boats on the water, but off the water, team members will rely on Garmin bike computers, running watches, and heart rate monitors for physical training. The 35th America’s Cup will be determined onmore...
  • 4/27/16 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN – News) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2016. Highlights in the quarter include: Total revenue of $624 million, growing 7% over the prior year, with outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine collectively growing 17% over the year ago quarter and contributing 69% of total revenue Gross and operating margins of 54.5% and 16.6%, respectivelymore...
  • 4/22/16 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness

    Stylish golf band features GPS and 24/7 heart rate monitoring

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Approach X40, a golf band that combines daily activity tracking and Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology with golf data for more than 40,000 international courses. Slim and lightweight, this versatile wristband shows precise distances to the front, middle and back of each green as well as hazards. Smaller than other golf watches, the X40 band featuresmore...
  • 4/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New update brings free global VFR flight plan filing, additional overlays to profile view and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new enhancements made available within the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices. Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription. Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new VFRmore...
  • 4/11/16 12:32 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce new features and capabilities are now available within the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series for select helicopters on the market. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garmin dealer.  WireAwareWireAware graphically overlays power line location and relative altitude information on the moving map and terrain pages. Powerlines are depicted in colors corresponding to their height relative to the helicopters’ altitude somore...
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