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Garmin gives back, helping local students explore world of science and engineering

24 January 2013 @ 2:39 PM

Garmin gives back, helping local students explore world of science and engineering

In a study done in 2009 by the Institute of Education Science, U.S. children were ranked 17 in the world in science when compared to other developed nations. These statistics are troubling to many Americans, but Garmin engineers have been proactive in trying to improve this statistic. In 2007 Garmin engineer Chris L. began volunteering with FIRST, an organization whose goal is to inspire young people’s inte… Read the complete story.

16 November 2012 @ 11:35 AM

Garmin founders win Economist's Innovation Award for Consumer Products

In 1989, Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao stood around a card table with a couple fellow engineers, discussing how a constellation of satellites could benefit peoples lives. This week, the founders of Garmin were honored w… Read the complete story.

12 September 2012 @ 4:17 PM

Let Homer Simpson Guide You

Homer Simpson thinks that GPS stands for “gorilla pants suit,” but don’t let that fool you, he’ll get you wherever you want to go. You can now let Homer give you directions on your nüvi with our newHomer Simpsonvoi… Read the complete story.