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Sydney, 13th May, 2013 — Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced its new 2013 nüvi lineup of Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs). Garmin’s latest navigators make it easier than ever to follow directions and stay on route. Instead of only using street names, Garmin Real Directions™ guide drivers just like a friend would by telling them to turn at recognisable landmarks, buildings, stop signs and traffic lights. The new Active Lane Guidance features voice prompts as well as a visual lane animation to make sure drivers get in the correct lane. Garmin’s lifetime traffic updates  also provide information on traffic incidents by voice. nüvi models with voice command allow users to select a faster route by simply speaking a response. Furthermore, the 2013 nüvi models feature an all-new design and larger screens that range from 4.3 to 7 inches to display driving-related information at a glance. The new top of the line nüvi 3597 LMT comes with a new powered magnetic mount, making it convenient to attach the device and keep it charged.
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Sydney Australia, February 26, Garmin Australasia a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced quatix™, its first GPS watch designed for avid mariners, both power and sail. Quatix combines the most pivotal marine features and provides both comprehensive navigation and sailing capabilities while integrating Garmin’s industry-leading GPS technology and user-friendly interface. Quatix allows mariners the freedom to enjoy the open waters while having the most important boating information on their wrist.
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Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation today announced the Edge 810/510 and Garmin Connect Mobile app for cyclists who want accuracy and reliability when tracking their statistics and location for racing, training and recreation. The Edge 810 and 510 are Garmin’s first dedicated cycling devices with real-time connectivity and combine the most popular aspects of the industry-leading Edge 800/500 while adding advanced connected features through a smartphone. The new user-friendly interface, along with live tracking, social media sharing and real-time weather updates make them perfect for training, touring and mountain bike riding. The Edge 810 and 510 will debut at the Santos Tour Down Under in Adelaide 20-27 January, 2013.
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29 August 2012 – Runners, joggers and walkers of all levels can see how far and how fast they have travelled with the new Forerunner 10 from Garmin. The Forerunner 10 is a vibrant, intuitive and affordable solution that provides you with all the data you need for tracking progress and goals in exercise and training. It has been designed specifically for runners who simply want to lace up their shoes, push one button and run.
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18 July 2012 – Android smartphone users can add a new level of connectivity to their Garmin nüvi personal navigation device (PND) with the launch of Garmin Smartphone Link. The world’s first Android app of its kind, Garmin Smartphone Link will keep you up-to-date both in the car and on foot with the latest safety camera, weather and fuel price information.
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Sydney, 11 July 2012 – Garmin has raised the stakes for outdoor adventure enthusiasts with the launch of its new fenix GPS navigator and Altimeter, Barometer, Compass wristwatch (ABC wristwatch). The device builds on the success of Garmin’s fitness and outdoor categories, and is designed to satisfy the requirements of the serious adventurer.
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2 July 2012 – Freestylers, butterfliers and backstrokers everywhere can now count on smarter swimming thanks to the new Garmin Swim watch. With almost no setup required and a replaceable battery lasting up to a year, Garmin Swim will get you off the blocks and into the water with both speed and style.
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Sydney, 03 May 2012 – Garmin is today celebrating a massive global milestone as it passes the 100 million products mark. Whether you’re a motorist, golfer, pilot, boater, runner, hiker, camper, trailwalker, geocacher, swimmer, cyclist or caravanner, chances are that a Garmin satellite navigation product has helped you on your way in the past three decades.
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Sydney, 19 April 2012 – Garmin is putting a wealth of information at golfers’ fingertips with the launch of its first touchscreen GPS golf watch, the Approach S3. Featuring a stylish and rugged design and preloaded with more than 27,000 worldwide courses, the Approach S3 will ensure your next shot is always in sight.
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17th April 2012 - Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new family of thermal-imaging and low-light cameras – the GCT 30, GCT 20 and GCL 20. These cameras can pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ), and provide extra situational awareness by enhancing visibility at any time of day. The GCL 20, Garmin’s low light camera, is especially useful at dawn, dusk and in light fog, and Garmin’s thermal imaging versions, the high-resolution GCT 30 and low-resolution GCT 20, aide in navigating in total darkness.
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Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation, has now commenced shipping of the two new black-box digital sonar solutions – the GSD™ 24 and GSD 26. Combining great value with enhanced performance, the GSD 24 has been redesigned from the ground up to provide dramatically improved target separation and bottom tracking for the recreational fisherman. The GSD 26 takes Garmin’s digital sonar offerings even further by adding Spread Spectrum technology and the ability to manually adjust transmission frequencies, making it ideal for serious deep-water sport fishing. “We’ve listened carefully to the demanding needs of our sport fishing customers, and we’re confident that the new GSD 24 and 26 will meet and exceed their expectations,” said Ian Edwards, National Sales Manager, Garmin Australasia. “The redesign of our traditional sonar and new Spread Spectrum technology answers the growing needs of the sport fishing market.”
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Sydney, 15 February 2012 – Fresh from smashing records in the South Pole, Aussie adventurers James Castrission and Justin Jones will be taking on a whole new quest as they partner with Garmin to share their passion for outdoor adventures with Australians everywhere.
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