Comments: 0Monday, March 16th 2009 - 09:14 CET
Garmin, the manufacturer in satellite navigation, announced that it is working with leading French automotive manufacturer PSA-Peugeot Citroën to provide a new portable navigation accessory for Citroën customers. Available as an after-market accessory, drivers of the new Citroën C3 Picasso will be able to experience the advantages of Garmin navigation, and the companies anticipate integrating Garmin devices with other Peugeots and Citroën car models later this year. The Garmin Nuvi 765 GPS navigation is expected to be available as the Citroën C3 Picasso is launched across Europe. Garmin anticipates availability of the Garmin Nuvi 765 GPS at Citroën dealers starting in March 2009.
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Comments: 0Sunday, January 18th 2009 - 20:30 CET
Garmin, the global leader in GPS satellite navigation, announced the Garmin eTrex Legend H and the Garmin eTrex Vista H - low-cost handheld GPS navigators that include several new GPS navigation features considered vital for today’s outdoor adventures. Both Garmin GPS navigation units contain a basemap of North and South America, containing major lakes, rivers, cities, interstates, national and state highways, railroads and coastlines, which can be viewed on the units’ high-contrast 2.4-inch (diagonal) grayscale screen.
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 10th 2009 - 20:55 CET
Garmin announced the Zumo 660, a new motorcycle device that integrates the slim and sleek design of the nüvi with specific features made exclusively for motorcyclists. The Zumo 660 was announced in conjunction with the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. "The Garmin Zumo 660 can change your entire experience of touring or everyday rides because it helps you find amazing places to explore," said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. "Whether you’re charting your own course or you plan your trip from your computer and download the route to your GPS beforehand, your ride will be more enjoyable and stress-free because you’ll have peace of mind knowing the Zumo will help you find your way home."
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 10th 2009 - 20:50 CET
Garmin International announces its first touchscreen handheld designed exclusively for the golf course, the Approach G5. The latest breakthrough in Garmin’s expansive outdoor recreation and fitness line, the Approach G5 was announced in conjunction with the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and will be on display at the Garmin booth.
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 10th 2009 - 20:45 CET
Garmin International announces the nüvi 885T, adding lane assist with junction view as well as dynamic content from MSN Direct to a portable and powerful voice-activated navigator. The Garmin nüvi 885T was announced in conjunction with the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and will be on display at the Garmin booth. “Combining two of Garmin’s most popular features - speech recognition and lane assist with junction view - the Garmin nüvi 885T lets drivers keep both hands on the wheel and takes the guesswork out of navigation,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 9th 2009 - 15:57 CET
JVC Mobile Entertainment has added the JVC KW-NT1 AV Navigation system to the 2009 lineup to support strong demand for the in-dash Navigation market. The new JVC KW-NT1 includes an advanced Intelligent Navigation with Text-to-Speech, and a 6.1-inch detachable faceplate for extra security. Also included is a high quality DVD pick-up & mechanism, built in Bluetooth wireless technology with high-quality external microphone and front mounted full-speed USB 2.0 and AV-input connections. These connections allow the user to connect their iPod/iPhone or other audio/video devices directly into the front of the receiver via USB or using the included AV mini-jack cable. An SD memory card slot for MP3 audio playback is also integrated.
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Comments: 0Sunday, October 5th 2008 - 20:39 CEST
Garmin announced the GPSMAP 640 - an ultra portable and rugged touchscreen navigator that comes preloaded with a comprehensive set of street maps and marine charts. Garmin also introduced the GPSMAP 620, which shares the same intuitive interface and is designed for markets outside the United States. “Blending the best aspects of our popular portable marine units with the intuitive user interface of our automotive flagship line of nüvi navigators, the Garmin GPSMAP 600 series is the perfect tool in the boat and on the road,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, September 9th 2008 - 04:53 CEST
Garmin introduced the Oregon series of handheld GPS devices for outdoor, marine and fitness enthusiasts, combining an intuitive touchscreen interface, rugged, resilient design and a variety of preloaded mapping options. Easy to learn and simple to use, the waterproof Oregon features a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, preloaded mapping and a high-resolution, color 3-inch screen that reacts as users tap or drag through menus and options. On a mountain or an ocean, satellite reception is even faster than before thanks to Garmin’s new HotFix feature, which automatically calculates and stores critical satellite information and can use that information to quickly calculate a position without waiting for data collection from the satellites.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 9th 2008 - 00:10 CEST
Outdoor GPS devices and solutions are quickly gaining momentum. An increasing number of high-end handheld outdoor GPS navigation devices with intuitive user interfaces and multimedia features, along with the emergence of converged outdoor software solutions, are driving overall demand. Combined with increased interest in the outdoors, the result is a thriving outdoor GPS ecosystem.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 27th 2008 - 11:55 CEST
Garmin introduces the Edge 705 and Edge 605 the latest innovations in the popular line of integrated personal training systems for recreational and advanced cyclists. The Edge 705 and Edge 605 provide mapping capabilities, street navigation and a 2.2” colour display in addition to tracking vertical profiles, climb and descent, altitude, speed, distance, and time.The Edge 705 represents several breakthroughs in cycling technology, including SRM compatibility and wireless unit-to-unit connectivity.
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