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Mar 17, 2009

Garmin® Links With Top Fitness Technology Brands To Maximize Wireless Workouts Through Ant+ Connection

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced key alliances in the fitness industry that will revolutionize the way users work out. The rapid expansion of industry leaders and innovative products able to link with certain Garmin devices through ANT+™ wireless technology was announced in conjunction with the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) international convention and trade show in San Francisco (Booth 227)…

Feb 23, 2009

Garmin® Introduces The Ultra-Thin Nüvi® 1200 And 1300 Series, Offering New Pedestrian Navigation And Expanded Functionality

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the nüvi 1200 and nüvi 1300 series – an innovative family of navigators with a new ultra-thin design that offer enhancements for navigation in and out of the car. This new series of products introduced at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, March 3-8, 2009, is ideal for the consumer who wants advanced features at a value price. The nüvi 1200 and 1300 series are the first nüvi devices to offer pedestrian navigation capability enabled through optional CityXplorer™ maps…

Feb 12, 2009

Garmin-Asus Nüvifone™ Product Line On Display At Mobile World Congress: Garmin-Asus Announce Nüvifone G60 Specifications

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc., will feature the Garmin-Asus nüvifone product line at its co-branded exhibit at GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 16-19, 2009 (Hall 7, #7C37). The Garmin-Asus nüvifone product line currently includes the newly announced nüvifone M20 and nüvifone G60.

The Garmin-Asus nüvifone product line represents a significant step forward in location based service (LBS) technology and offers a superior and innovative value proposition for those seeking an all-in-one, LBS-centric phone, mobile web-browser and personal navigator…

Feb 12, 2009

Garmin-Asus Announces Nüvifone™ M20

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd., and ASUSTeK Computer Inc., today announced the Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20, an all-in-one phone, mobile web-browser and premium navigation system with a Windows Mobile operating system. The Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 will be on display at GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 16-19, 2009, at the Garmin-Asus exhibit (Hall 7, #7C37).

As the first Garmin-Asus nüvifone powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with enterprise email, the sleek and colorful nüvifone M20 is designed for on-the-go professionals who want a fashionable and functional smartphone to manage their busy work and personal lives…

Jan 30, 2009

Garmin® And Asus® To Create Garmin-Asus Line Of Co–branded Lbs-Centric Mobile Phones

Garmin Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. today announced a strategic alliance that will leverage the companies’ navigation and mobile telephony expertise to design, manufacture and distribute co-branded location-centric mobile phones. Garmin and ASUS have already begun joint development on a diverse mobile phone product line, which will be known as the Garmin-Asus nüvifone™ series. The companies expect to bring to market several Garmin-Asus nüvifone models in 2009, and a new Garmin-Asus nüvifone model will be announced at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, February 16-19, 2009…

Jan 14, 2009

Introducing Basecamp™: Garmin’s® New Tool For Planning And Reviewing All Of Your Outdoor Adventures

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the introduction of Garmin BaseCamp – a utility that allows users to plan and manage trips, routes, tracks, and waypoints and transfer them between the computer and applicable Garmin outdoor handheld device.

“BaseCamp brings a whole new set of features to hikers, hunters, geocachers, and anyone else who wants to maximize their experience with their Garmin GPS,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales…

Jan 14, 2009

Garmin® Updates Famous Etrex® Models

Garmin eTrex Legend H

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the eTrex Legend H and the eTrex Vista H – low-cost handheld navigators that include several new features considered vital for today’s outdoor adventures.

First and foremost, the units include a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, which makes satellite acquisition faster and helps ensure a solid lock, even in dense tree canopies or vertical canyons that hikers, hunters, and geocachers often experience. The eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H also feature a fast USB interface and 24 megabytes of internal memory for loading detailed topo maps from a computer…

Jan 8, 2009

Alpines 2009 In-Dash Systems Combine Entertainment And Navigation Functionality With Great Sound Quality

Alpine IVA-W203/P1

As consumer demand for in-car navigation grows, Alpine added to its navigation line up two all-in-one, 2-DIN audio/video/navigation (AVN) systems, the IVA-W203/P1 and IVA-W505/P1. The units not only provide high-quality touch-screen control over navigation functionality, but also offer myriad entertainment and connectivity options including iPod®, satellite radio, HD Radio™ and Bluetooth®. For consumers who need a 1-DIN space solution, the IVA-D106 Mobile Media Station can be paired with a navigation drive to create an audio/video plus navigation (AV+N) solution…

Jan 8, 2009

Alpine Electronics Latest Portable Navigation Units Deliver High-Quality Performance, Value For Drivers

Alpine PND-K3

Alpine now offers two portable navigation systems to help drivers navigate the roads with ease and confidence. As Alpine’s third generation of portable navigation devices, the units combine OnPoint™ vehicle positioning technology with useful features that make the driving experience more enjoyable, such as Bluetooth® hands-free calling, natural voice text-to-speech and simple, easy-to-use touch-screen control.

Alpine’s PND-K3 portable navigation device is joined this year by the new PND-K3msn. The PND-K3msn shares all the features of the PND-K3, with the addition of MSN Direct® content and services…

Jan 8, 2009

TomTom Reveals Connected Portable Navigation Device In The U.S.

TomTom GO 740 LIVE

TomTom today announces the GO 740 LIVE, a connected portable navigation device that provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather, QuickGPSfix™ and TomTom Buddies.

The TomTom GO 740 LIVE device enables users to always drive the smartest and most efficient routes, whenever or wherever they go…