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GPS maker Garmin yesterday posted its financial earnings for the third quarter of 2013 with a total revenue of $644 million (down 4 percent) with non-automotive/mobile segments (outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine) delivering 50 percent of total revenues and growing 12 percent over the year ago...
On the heels of their recently announced S4 Golf Watch and D2 Aviator Watch, Garmin today announced tactix, a rugged GPS watch inspired by the requirements of law enforcement and military operations. This wristwatch boasts an altimeter, barometer, and 3-axis compass, it is waterproof to 50 meters,...
A University of Michigan study, commissioned by TomTom and published on Monday, has benchmarked real-time traffic systems from TomTom, Google, INRIX and Nokia HERE (on a Garmin device). The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) undertook a ‘jam hunt analysis’, using six...
GPS maker Garmin has announced today a new GPS watch dedicated to aviators which will be available in November at a price of $449. Called D2, the watch features a GPS with WAAS augmentation, an altimetre with a djustable barometric setting and a compass with HSI (horizontal situation indicator). D2...
GPS makers Garmin and TomTom have made recent announcements that demonstrate their continued interest in the African market. Last month TomTom announced they now cover all African countries with their latest map database with turn-by-turn directions and road signage for seven million kilometres of...
Garmin and BMW Motorrad are continuing their 11-year long partnership with the introduction this week of the BMW Navigator V, a rugged turn-by-turn GPS navigation system specially designed for BMW motorbikes. The Navigator V will be available in October for $799 for BMW models with GPS prep and for...
Panasonic in 2012 remained the top supplier of automotive infotainment systems, according to research from IHS. The Japanese company posted automotive infotainment revenue of nearly $3.98 billion, up 15 percent in 2012, giving it a 12.1 percent share of global market revenue. The car infotainment...
GPS maker Garmin today announced the Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus, two new devices that offer a turn-by-turn GPS navigation software designed for touring cyclists, commuters and mountain bikers. They provide both on-road and off-road navigation and can provide round-trip ride options based on...
GPS maker Garmin today announced their first portable head-up display for smartphone navigation apps. The device called HUD projects directions onto a transparent film on the windshield or an attached reflector lens. HUD receives navigation information from a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone running a...
GPS manufacturer Garmin has presented today Monterra, their latest, high-end outdoor handheld GPS that now features the Android operating system, Wi-Fi, and a built-in 8-megapixel camera, all of that operated through a 4-inch touchscreen display. Monterra will be available during the third quarter...
Garmin this week announced the commercial availability in the United Kingdom of their first Personal navigation Device (PND) with real-time traffic powered by a digital radio (DAB) modem in Europe. The high end PND (nüvi 3598LMT-D) also features 5.0" high resolution dual-orientation display, with...
Swedish market research firm Berg Insight estimated that 28 million PNDs were sold worldwide in 2012 against 33 million the previous year a 15 percent decline. Furthermore the firm forecasts that this market will decline to about 17 million units in 2017. Berg Insight also estimates that the three...
Garmin last week expanded its portfolio of telematics solution with the addition of fleet 590, its first portable fleet tracking system, a 5-inch PND that integrates a black box (3G cellular modem), cable and antenna with Garmin’s user-interface. The device can be easily transferred from vehicle to...
Garmin today posted weaker-than-expected revenue and profit in their fourth quarter and full year 2012 earnings. Revenue for Garmin’s automotive and mobile division - which encompasses its Personal Navigation Device business - fell 25%. Garmin’s revenue for the full year 2012 declined 2% to $2.72...
Garmin today announced the Approach S2, a new GPS watch for golfers that fits in the middle of the range between the existing S1 ($180) and S3 ($350). The Approach S2 will be available March 2013 and has a suggested retail price of $249.99. It will be available at specialty golf retailers and golf...
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