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WIRED Autopia Takes a Look at the History of In-Car Navigation

16 April 2013 @ 9:46 AM

WIRED Autopia Takes a Look at the History of In-Car Navigation

When we introduced our first portable in-car navigation device in 1998, the Garmin StreetPilot GPS was considered lightweight,weighing about a pound. Much has happened since then and today's nüvi devices are not only much lighter but also offer more advanced navigation features, such as traffic rerouting, natural "Real Directions," lane guidance and even parking information. … 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.

2 May 2012 @ 1:00 PM

Garmin Arrives at a Milestone: 100 Million Products Sold

Garmin Ltd. announced its first quarter 2012 earnings reportearlier today, and one of many noteworthy nuggets found within was the fact that we just recently sold our 100 millionth product. Thats a number were pretty pro… Read the complete story.