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  • 9/20/18 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker1 with Marvel’s Spider-Man themed bands and mobile app. So much more than a fitness device, the vívofit jr. 2 provides kids with an interactive experience where activity unlocks adventure, shaping habits for lifelong health and fitness. In an engaging, comic book-style Spider-Verse app experience, kids will look forward tomore...
  • 9/19/18 3:37 pm CDT
    Aviation
    September 19, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database is now available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft.   New to South America, the Garmin Navigation Database provides a trusted and convenient path to incorporate themore...
  • 9/5/18 3:42 pm CDT
    Aviation
    September 5, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for additional aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems.  New aircraft models approved for the GFC 500 autopilot include:more...
  • 9/5/18 6:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced two additions to the trusted and top-selling outdoor GPS handheld series – the GPSMAP 66s and the GPSMAP 66st. These updated premium handhelds bring expanded wireless connectivity, direct-to-device access to BirdsEye Satellite imagery and a larger 3-inch sunlight-readable color display. The GPSMAP 66st offers preloaded topographic maps for Umore...
  • 8/31/18 11:04 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds descent VNAV, G500 TXi compatibility with G5 & GFC 500 and more

    August 31, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 & GFC 500 autopilots. Additionally, the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft is approved for use as a standby instrument when paired with the G500 TXi or G500 flight displays. The GFC 500 autopilotmore...
  • 8/31/18 6:00 am CDT
    Corporate
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) board of directors has established September 28, 2018 as the payment date for the next dividend installment of $0.53 per share with a record date of September 14, 2018. At the 2018 annual shareholders’ meeting, Garmin shareholders, in accordance with Swiss corporate law, approved a cash dividend in the total amount of $2.12 per share (subject to adjustment in the event that the Swissmore...
  • 8/30/18 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    Garmin International, Inc. today announced new color options for the vívomove HR hybrid smartwatch and the vívoactive 3 Music smartwatch. vívomove HR With its hidden smart screen and real, ticking precision hands that dynamically move out of the way when the user gets alerts, the fashionable vívomove HR looks like a classic analog timepiece and seamlessly fits in everywhere from the gym, to the office, to happy hour. Also features 24/7 heart rate monitoring2,more...
  • 8/30/18 6:00 am CDT
    Fitness
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívosmart 4, a slim, smart activity tracker1 that introduces a wrist-based pulse ox2 sensor. This allows customers to gauge their blood oxygen saturation levels at night to better understand their sleep quality. The vívosmart 4 also introduces a Body BatteryTM energy monitor that estimates the body’s energy reserves, letting usersmore...
  • 8/29/18 7:00 am CDT
    Outdoor
    Garmin International, Inc. today announced the Astro 900 handheld and T 9 dog device, designed for approved use in Canada and the U.S. Using the 900 Mhz radio frequency, the Astro 900 is a GPS and GLONASS dog tracking handheld that can track up to 20 dogs at a range of up to five miles, and can update their location every 2.5 seconds. “Canadian hunters no longer have to settle for second best. Now they can have a robust, reliable, and easy-to-use dog tracking system which ismore...
  • 8/29/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Flight Plan LLC (FltPlan), a privately held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is one of the largest flight planning companies in the world, creating more than 6.3 million flight plans annually. With 19 years ofmore...
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