OLATHE, Kan./May 20, 2009/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today enhancements to http://my.Garmin.com, a convenient online portal that helps users manage software and map updates and displays information that is tailored to a customer’s specific Garmin product(s). My.Garmin.com helps customers maximize their GPS experience at every phase – from registering their GPS device to downloading new maps.
“my.Garmin is a one-stop-shop for customers who want to take advantage of everything we’ve made available for their specific device, 24/7,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “Whether it’s a free software update or getting answers to questions, my.Garmin helps customers keep up with the latest and greatest for their GPS. By simply attaching the GPS to a computer using a USB cable, my.Garmin and the device can automatically interact and present the user with available software downloads, map updates, and other important information.”
The upgraded my.Garmin.com website is available immediately and is home to the following services:
• Map information – Customers are notified when new maps are available and can determine which maps are best for them – nüMaps Lifetime, nüMaps Onetime, or other accessory maps that will help them find their next adventure.
• Software update – Garmin regularly updates and improves existing products. Customers can download free software updates for the life of their GPS device.
• Support – Customers can find answers to their GPS questions through an online library of frequently asked questions.
• Registration – Customers can register their product so they can keep tabs of their device, warranty status, and access product-specific services and software.
My.Garmin.com is a free service for Garmin customers and users can register immediately to access these new features.
About Garmin International Inc.
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at www.garmin.com/pressroom or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin is a registered trademark, and my.Garmin.com is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.
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Notice on forward-looking statements:
This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. All statements regarding the company’s future product introductions are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2008, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of Garmin’s Form 10-K can be downloaded at www.garmin.com/aboutGarmin/invRelations/finReports.html. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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