02/24/2014, Last week we reported on the possibility that Garmin might unveil a new navigation application for the Sony Smartwatch 2 at Mobile World Congress 2014, and that rumor has turned out to be true. Garmin has actually launched a new app for Sony Xperia smartphones which is aided by an extension for the Sony SmartWatch 2. Called Garmin Xperia Edition, the app brings its signature navigation features as well as […]
02/20/2014, Smartwatches are nifty little wearable devices, and while consumers aren’t exactly picking them up like hot cakes, there appears to be a significant amount of interest in the evolution of this technology. At this point in time, these devices are primarily used to displaying notifications or handling calls. Navigation is one such area where smartwatches can be of use. Pocketlint has learnt that Garmin and Sony are set to announce a […]
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] The wearable device trend is catching on, which is why we’re seeing the market inundated with various gadgets that latch onto the human body and try to make our lives easier. Garmin has announced one such product today. Called the Vívofit, it is billed as a stylish and lightweight fitness band which has been designed to “turn good intentions into lifelong habits.” It happens to be the only […]
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] The International Consumer Electronics Show 2013 is well underway in Las Vegas and already a lot of amazing technology has been unveiled that’s bound to keep us talking about it well into the new year. Garmin today announced a new range of automotive navigation devices, including its first nüvi with a wireless backup camera. Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales, says that customers now have even […]
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] The latest products that will cater to Garmin’s consumer automotive segment have been announced today. It has launched the Dash Cam, a high definition camera that can be mounted to any vehicles’ windshield to continuously record video as the vehicle is being driven. Garmin Dash Cam captures a wide angle view of the road and is fully automated, meaning that it starts recording only when the engine is […]
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] Garmin today announced a number of devices that expand its automotive navigation lineup. Customers now have more choice when it comes to kitting their vehicles with premium navigation products. The company has just unveiled the 2014 Essential Series which boasts affordable nüvis with 5 and 6 inch displays. These nüvis provide customers with standalone navigation capability with spoken turn-by-turn directions.
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] HUD or head-up display basically show relevant information about the car on to the windshield or an attached reflector lens, information may include speed as well as directions. In some premium, not to mention expensive, cars a HUD can usually be present by default. For those who want that luxury without having to spend money on an expensive car can go for aftermarket solutions, there are a lot […]
10/22/2013, Dedicated GPS navigation devices used to be all the rage at one time (which does feel as though it is in the distant past now, come to think of it), and Garmin, one of the companies involved in developing and rolling out GPS navigation devices have had to adapt in order to survive in a world filled with Apple Maps and Google Maps. I guess you could say that the […]
09/16/2013, Garmin has just unveiled a couple of GPS running watches, where they come in the form of the Garmin Forerunner 620 and Forerunner 220. These two models happen to be the lightest, thinnest, and most advanced offerings for runners from Garmin to date, and Garmin claims that if you do not happen to have a personal running coach, either one would make for a pretty decent substitute. First of all, […]
07/08/2013, Garmin is introducing its HUD, which can project directions directly onto your windshield.
06/24/2013, Garmin is dipping into the Android waters again, this time with its Monterra, which is a dedicated handheld GPS.
04/02/2013, At the Consumer Electronics Show in January Garmin showed off the K2 platform. They vowed many with their latest infotainment platform, including Daimler AG. According to their latest press release, future Mercedes Benz cars will now feature in-dash GPS navigation provided by Garmin. Over the next four years Garmin’s system will be fully integrated in to Mercedes Benz cars, it begins with the 2014 models. Mercedes Benz is yet to reveal which […]
01/14/2013, Garmin’s bread and butter would be GPS navigation systems, although they do have some GPS devices for those who love fishing, and this time around, we have something that is far, far removed from what they are used to. I am referring to the Garmin BarkLimited series of bark reduction collars and the Delta series of training collars for dogs, which have been thought up of in collaboration with Tri-Tronics, […]
01/07/2013, [CES 2013] If you’re a fan of camping or exploring and you would like to cut down on the amount of devices you carry with you, you’re in luck. Garmin has just announced the launch of its new Oregon (600/600t and 650/650t) GPS devices. More than just a GPS, the Oregon features a built-in 8MP autofocus camera for you to capture memories, landmarks, or interesting events that occur on your […]