My-Cast OneLook™: Intuitive Weather Application for the iPhone

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Monday, April 20, 2009 7:00 am CDT

Dateline:

MINNETONKA, Minn.

Public Company Information:

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"Weather has a daily impact on our lives. With My-Cast OneLook, users can quickly understand the most critical weather information, in just one glance"

MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital CycloneSM, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin® Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today an addition to its popular product suite is now available on the iPhone. My-Cast OneLook is the most concise weather application available for the iPhone and lets users view animated radar, clouds and severe weather information.

My-Cast OneLook presents real-time weather data in a user-friendly and intuitive format:

  • Unique weather information that displays current conditions, hourly and extended forecasts
  • Animated NEXRAD radar and cloud imagery in high-resolution detail
  • StormWatch notifies users of watches, warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service
  • Almanac data plotted in relation to forecast

My-Cast OneLook leverages the iPhone’s touch interface and location capability, which allows users to see weather for their current location or anywhere in the United States. Multiple locations are remembered for quick recall.

“Weather has a daily impact on our lives. With My-Cast OneLook, users can quickly understand the most critical weather information, in just one glance,” said Craig Burfeind, president of Digital Cyclone, Inc.

My-Cast OneLook is available immediately for an introductory price of $1.99.

About Digital Cyclone, Inc.

Founded in 1998, Digital CycloneSM has established itself as a leader in providing personalized weather intelligence for wireless devices. In January of 2007, Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) acquired provider Digital Cyclone Inc. in an effort to broaden the LBS product offerings and expands capability in the area of wireless application development, marketing, and distribution. DCI has been an early mover in the emerging location based services market offering weather solutions for consumers, outdoor enthusiasts, and pilots on a subscription based model that are delivered to customers in partnership with top national wireless carriers as well as regional carriers. The company is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota and operates as an independent subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at www.garmin.com/pressroom or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin is a registered trademark, My-Cast OneLook is a trademark, and Digital Cyclone and My-Cast are registered service marks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Notice on forward-looking statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. All statements regarding the company’s future product introductions are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2008, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of Garmin’s Form 10-K can be downloaded at www.garmin.com/aboutGarmin/invRelations/finReports.html. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact:

Garmin International Inc.
Jessica Myers, 913-397-8200
media.relations@garmin.com

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