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  • 7/16/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    New sonar technology wins top honors at industry’s most prestigious trade show

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced it earned the coveted “Best of Show” award for its new Panoptix LiveScope™ at the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), presented by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and held last week in Orlando, Fla. Prior to being selected as the Best of Show, Panoptix LiveScope was first voted bymore...
  • 6/27/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Sportsman Boats has selected Garmin to be the exclusive electronics supplier to outfit its full line of center console and bay boats ranging from 20 to 31-feet, beginning model year 2019. Sportsman builds one of the country’s fastest growing lines of family-friendly center console boats and will offer Garmin electronics standard on each of its 17 models,more...
  • 6/26/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Garmin to offer popular 45 cm and 60 cm satellite TV domes from KVH in its marine network package as an OEM-installed option

    OLATHE, Kan. & MIDDLETOWN, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), and KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced an arrangement to offer two marine satellite TV antenna systems made by KVH as part of a Garmin marine network package. The two dome products—the GTV5 powered by KVH and the GTV6 powered by KVH—will be offered by Garmin to select recreational boat builders and select high-end installing leisure marine electronics dealersmore...
  • 6/25/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Solid-state, pulse compression marine radars now with 50W and 120W of power

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the GMR Fantom™ 54/56 and Fantom 124/126 – the next evolution in its solid-state pulse compression radar series with MotionScope™ Doppler technology, offering 50W and 120W of power output, respectively, the most in its class. Garmin Fantom radars were the first to allow mariners to see targets moving instantaneously thanks to MotionScope technology. Now, with moremore...
  • 6/11/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced Panoptix LiveScope™ – a live scanning sonar that gives anglers higher resolution and easier-to-interpret images of structure, bait and fish swimming below and around the boat than ever before. Garmin’s revolutionary Panoptix™ all-seeing sonar technology was the first to deliver live sonar images in real-time – forwards, backwards, sideways and below the boat – evenmore...
  • 5/18/18 8:14 am CDT
    Marine
    Garmin International, Inc. today announced two new additions with built-in GPS to its marine communication product lineup – the a AIS™ 800 transceiver with Class B/SO, and the VHF 315 marine radio with Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC). Both systems compliment the latest Garmin GPSMAP® chartplotters and multi-function displays (MFDs), and are NMEA 2000 certified to make installation and integration into a Garmin system quick and easy. The new AIS 800 transceiver has 5more...
  • 3/28/18 8:00 am CDT
    Marine
    March 28, 2018 – Garmin today announced that it has been selected as an Official Supplier for Team Luna Rossa Challenge, Challanger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup. As official supplier, Garmin will supply its high performance GNX™ 120 sailing instruments and sensors as well as quatix® 5 marine smartwatches and VIRB® action cameras. Garmin will be the Official Supplier of Team Luna Rossa Challenge for the full campaign leading up to the 36th America’s Cup,more...
  • 3/15/18 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar, a new technology that uses a higher frequency range to deliver stunningly clear images and detail of structure and fish below and around the boat at greater depths. Clarity and detail of fish, rocks, brush piles, structure and beyond are redefined with this new scanning sonar system that includes Ultra High-Definitionmore...
  • 3/5/18 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that is has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI), the industry’s largest purchasing cooperative comprised of a 19-member network of leading boat brands. Collectively, IBBI members build 20% of all boats sold in the U.S., and beginning Model Year 2019, the agreement will give members direct accessmore...
  • 2/20/18 6:00 am CST
    Marine

    Supplier of digital switching components for boats and recreational vehicles

    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it has acquired Trigentic AB, a privately-held provider of intelligent products, solutions and services in the areas of embedded systems, power supply and power distribution for the marine and recreational vehicle (RV) market. The Trigentic components are marketed and sold under the EmpirBus brand. “The acquisition of Trigentic will allow Garmin to more completely serve marine andmore...
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