Comments: 0Wednesday, October 2nd 2013 - 08:40 CEST
Garmin International announced a customized in-dash navigation system for the Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé that was showcased at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The Garmin 3D navigation solution features advanced 3D city models, including navigable roads, parks, rivers, and textured buildings. Garmin provides software as well as the hardware that is based on the company’s modular K2 infotainment platform. The Mercedes-Benz Concept Car will be on display at the Mercedes-Benz booth in the “Festhalle”.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:42 CEST
Garmin announced Monterra, Garmin’s first WiFi enabled outdoor handheld GPS that combines Garmin’s powerful location and mapping capabilities and the versatility of the Android operating system. It has a vivid, sunlight-readable touchscreen, and users can easily access the Google Play Store and download apps through an available WiFi connection right on the device. Developers are also free to create new apps that are ideally suited for the rugged, waterproof, and sensor-loaded handheld device. With the Android operating system, users are able to access all their favorite outdoor-related Android apps, such as Peak Finder, and even those that aren’t, through the Google Play Store right on the device.
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Comments: 0Friday, May 10th 2013 - 11:25 CEST
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that Daimler AG has selected Garmin as global navigation provider for future Mercedes car models. Garmin’s award-winning navigation will be fully integrated into Mercedes car infotainment systems over the next four years. “Being selected by Daimler as their global tier-one navigation solution partner is a testament to Garmin’s growing capability and exceptional product quality in the auto OEM space,” said Matt Munn, Garmin managing director automotive OEM. “We are honored by Daimler’s confidence in Garmin and we look forward to working with them to deliver an exceptional navigation experience for the world’s most discerning drivers.”
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Comments: 0Sunday, October 7th 2012 - 12:08 CEST
Garmin announced the next generation of its award winning In Dash navigation system built into Chrysler cars. The new Garmin car navigation is part of the Chrysler Uconnect 8.4N infotainment system and includes several new features and enhancements. The Garmin In Dash navigation system is available for 2013 model year Chrysler 300, Dodge Journey, Charger and Dart cars (offered standard on some models and optional on others). New features include 3D buildings and terrain views, improved traffic and routing functionalities, a refined user interface with enhanced colors and themes that are consistent with each vehicle brand and junction views that now cover more than 60,000 intersections across the US, among other enhancements.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 19th 2012 - 20:20 CEST
Garmin announced dezl 760, the company’s first truck navigation with a seven-inch display and a new Active Lane Guidance feature to help truckers confidently navigate intersections and exits. The Garmin truck navigation dezl 760 is packed with trucking-specific functions, such as route calculation based on truck attributes, trucking points of interest, Hours of Service logging, an extra-loud speaker and backup camera support. Compatible with Garmin Smartphone Link, it is the only truck navigation with the ability to receive real-time information through a smartphone app, such as fuel prices, traffic camera images and weather. The Garmin dezl 760 truck navigation was on display at the Garmin booth at the Great American Trucking Show.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 9th 2012 - 08:35 CEST
Garmin announced the Garmin Swim watch for swimmers. The Garmin Swim Watch lets users track stroke type, stroke count, distance, pace, lengths and much more. This stylish and thin Garmin watch also allows swimmers to track their workouts and drills in real-time. Garmin watch for swimmers was announced in preparation for the US Masters Swimming Championships in Omaha, Nebraska July 5-8 where it will be prominently displayed. Garmin Swim watch for swimmers is available now and has a suggested retail price of $149.99. Garmin Swim is the latest solution from Garmin’s expanding fitness segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ lives and promotes healthy and active lifestyles.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, June 1st 2011 - 17:40 CEST
Garmin International announces the new Garmin Montana handheld GPS device, the most advanced Garmin handheld featuring a ruggedized design with multiple mounting and battery options, dual-orientation and screen layout options and support for a wide range of Garmin cartography. The Garmin Montana has a barometric altimeter for elevation profiling and ability to profile the route ahead using included worldwide elevation model. The included 3-axis compass gives it a heading while standing still or not held level. Garmin Montana’s responsive touchscreen is a sprawling 4-inches and the photos taken by its 5-megapixel autofocus camera are displayed in sunlight-readable brilliant color. It's versatile. It's tough. It earned the name Montana.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, June 1st 2011 - 13:30 CEST
Garmin International announces the redesigned and upgraded eTrex handheld GPS device, evolving from one of the world’s most reliable and popular handhelds, with millions sold. This entry level option has been given enhanced ergonomics, an improved interface, paperless geocaching and in certain models, a 65k color screen with expanded mapping capabilities. The new additions to the Garmin eTrex GPS line-up, along with up to 25 hours of battery life, make the new Garmin eTrex handheld devices more versatile and user-friendly, while maintaining its storied toughness and durability. The Garmin eTrex GPS receiver was announced in preparation for the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, CO, where it will be prominently displayed at the Garmin booth, June
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Comments: 0Friday, January 14th 2011 - 17:17 CET
Garmin announced that its 2011 Consumer Electronics Show product line-up is one of its most diverse ever and is designed to emphasize the different ways GPS can be used across all facets of life. “We’ve always said that GPS can benefit everyone, but no single solution satisfies all people,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin’s president and COO. “In the days when GPS was still in its infancy, we envisioned creating a wide range of products that would help consumers, mariners, and pilots pinpoint positions and navigate to destinations.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 14th 2011 - 14:30 CET
Garmin announced the Nuvi 2400 series of personal navigation devices, featuring a large five-inch display and a new range of optional features like voice-activated navigation, lifetime traffic and map updates, and advanced route planning and calculation with Garmin’s nüRoute technology. The Garmin Nuvi 2400 series is comprised of four models: the Garmin Nuvi 2460LMT, Garmin Nuvi 2460LT, Garmin Nuvi 2450LM, and the Garmin Nuvi 2450. All new Garmin Nuvi GPS ystsems featuring voice activated navigation let users control their GPS navigation system by voice, so they can keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
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