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Garmin is expected to show a pedestrian navigation software embedded in the Android-based Sony SmartWatch 2 at the Mobile World Congress trade show starting in Barcelona next week. Little details about the solution have filtered so far. Sony SmartWatch 2, launched at the end of last year, works in...
GPS maker Garmin is announcing today at the CES trade show in Las Vegas their first fitness band called Vivofit. With a price tag of $129.99 ($169.99 with heart rate monitor), the Bluetooth low energy band features an always on curved display powered by a one year replaceable battery. vívofit shows...
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...
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