Garmin is happy to announce the latest expansion to its RV-dedicated navigator series with the introduction of the new RV 770 LMT-S model. Built specifically for camping enthusiasts, the RV 770 LMT-S offers advanced RV-specific navigation solutions, including free live services with real-time traffic updates, basic weather information and more. The new navigator offers a bright edge-to-edge 6.95-inch display that is effortless to view any time of day. Additionally, this versatile RV navigator is preloaded with TripAdvisor data so drivers can see ratings for popular travel points of interest, such as hotels, restaurants and attractions.Read More
It’s finally here and we can’t wait to share all the details! With the announcement of the new fēnix 5 this new year, a lot of people are wondering what’s changed with the next generation GPS multisport watch? Well, there’s quite a bit that’s new and we’re more than ready to talk about the major changes with the fēnix 5.
Today we announce the fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, adding three watches designed with adventurers of all sizes in mind to our popular line of multisport GPS wearables. The fēnix 5S is lighter, sleeker and smaller than previous models – perfect for small wrists without sacrificing multisport functionality. The fēnix 5X boasts preloaded wrist-based mapping; and the compact fēnix 5, like other fēnix watches, is feature-packed and ready to take on any adventure with an all-new industrial design. All of the fēnix 5 models are 24/7 wearable with extended battery life, daily activity tracking, Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology, and a host of connected features. And users can easily switch between stylish leather and metal accessory bands to sporty silicone in seconds and without tools, thanks to the new QuickFit™ bands. With the new fēnix 5 lineup, users now have a watch that compliments their style and adventures.Read More
Today Garmin is happy to introduce an exciting update to the Garmin Drive product line – easy-to-use portable navigation devices (PNDs) that now offer free live services, providing the freshest, most updated content with industry-leading driver alerts to increase situational awareness and encourage safer driving. The announcement reaffirms the company’s commitment to refine and modernize PNDs with enhancements to its four innovative models: Garmin Drive, Garmin DriveSmart, Garmin DriveAssist, and Garmin DriveLuxe. The entry-level Garmin Drive 51/61 offers versatile driver alerts, while the Garmin DriveSmart 51/61 adds smart connected features. Customers looking to record their drive can step up to the camera-assisted Garmin DriveAssist 51, and users favoring style can choose the premium Garmin DriveLuxe 51 with a sleek metal design. The 2017 Garmin Drive product line is being showcased in the Garmin booth (South Hall #35711) at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8.Read More
Today we announce the inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+, the first Garmin devices with inReach satellite communication technology, which was acquired through the purchase of DeLorme in early 2016. The new inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+ have Pole to Pole global Iridium® satellite coverage for two-way messaging and SOS alerting anywhere in the world. Both models include a built-in GPS for location tracking and basic navigation, and the inReach Explorer+ adds preloaded TOPO maps, compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer.Read More
We are excited to announce the successor to the ever-popular G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi. Boasting a modernized flight display design with significant performance enhancements, the G1000 NXi incorporates innovative capabilities into a state-of-the-art avionics platform. Features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless database updates using Garmin Flight Stream, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, map overlay on the HSI and more, are all available with the G1000 NXi. Deliveries are expected to begin in February as the Federal Aviation Administration has granted Supplemental Type Certification approval for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck in the King Air 200 and expects approval for the King Air 300/350 aircraft models within the coming weeks.Read More
Today Garmin announced its automotive OEM product demonstrations for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) including Lenexa, a refined infotainment interface with tactile physical controls dedicated to specific functions inside a vehicle. Garmin first introduced Lenexa in early 2016 and has continued to mold and modify the system’s innovative design strategy. New test results incorporating usability and objective driver distraction data, reveal Lenexa’s influence as it significantly outperformed other systems that primarily depend on touchscreens, including head units running Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The results prove to be essential as both testing samples – driver distractions and usability – continue to plague the automotive industry. A brief demonstration video showing Lenexa’s capabilities can be viewed here.Read More
Today Garmin announced a partnership with the Citroën brand that brings the Garmin Intelligent Driving Video Recorder (IDVR) into the new Citroën C3. The car model officially launched during the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
“We are delighted to launch a world premiere with PSA Group that brings our camera expertise to their customers via an integrated system that is feature-packed and easy to use,” said Marc Douay, Garmin account director for automotive OEM. “This growing partnership is a testament to the reliability and quality of our camera solutions which further enhance our automotive portfolio and Garmin tier one positioning.”Read More
Today Garmin is pleased to announce the expansion of its sophisticated Intelligent Driving Video Recorder (IDVR) technology with Chinese automobile manufacturing partner Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobile Limited (DPCA). Garmin first introduced its IDVR program solution with the Peugeot 3008 car model and this announcement now adds the recently-announced Dongfeng Citroën C4L car model to the exclusive list. IDVR technology focuses on recording road footage in high quality 1080p/30fps and boasts advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as forward collision and lane departure warnings.Read More
2016 was loaded with ground breaking new product announcements and achievements for us at Garmin. It’s hard to imagine we could ever top the past year, but we’re definitely going to try. Let’s look back at some of the crowning moments of the past year, and look forward to an even better 2017!Read More