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Garmin Ltd. was incorporated in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. It was founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989, hence the company name Garmin. Garmin specializes in developing consumer, aviation, and marine technologies that rely on Global Positioning System or GPS for navigational assistance. Burrell and Kao, both electrical engineers, first named the company ProNav, but opted to change it to Garmin in 1991 when another competitor, who had a product called NavPro, sued the company for trademark infringement. Today, Garmin has more than 9,200 associates in 35 offices worldwide.

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ Brings GPS

05/16/2016, Garmin launched the Vivosmart HR fitness tracker in October last year. It was a bit different from the trio of fitness trackers that Garmin released before it because it came with a built-in heart rate monitor. Garmin launched a slightly upgraded version...

Garmin Launches Forerunner 735XT Running Watch

05/11/2016, Garmin is a company that used to be known for their navigation systems in their cars. However these days the company has started to branch out into other fields such as wearables, and admittedly the company has done pretty well for itself so far. In fact...

Garmin’s Vivomove Is A Stylish Analog Smartwatch

05/04/2016, There are many smartwatches available in the market today, but if there is one thing that many of them have in common, it would be the fact that they sport digital displays and watchfaces. This means that if you’re after a more classic analog look, your...

Garmin Unveils Approach 40X Wearable Aimed At Golfers

04/24/2016, It is safe to say that the majority of wearables are aimed at general fitness, such as measuring your heart rate when you walk, jog, or run. However if you were looking for more specific wearables, Garmin might have something for you. The company has...

Garmin Vivoactive HR GPS Smartwatch Announced

02/19/2016, The world of smartwatches has certainly become more and more interesting as newer players arrive, but this does not mean the old guard would just sit back and do nothing. Garmin is a name that is more often than not associated with GPS devices, and this...

Garmin Vivohub 2 Could Be An Android Streaming Stick For Your TV

11/18/2015, Garmin is a company that most people would associate with navigational devices. However in the recent years, the company has expanded their offerings to include wearable health-related products, and now it looks like they could be expanding even further...

Garmin Index Smart Scale Announced

10/28/2015, Garmin is a company that many people would probably associate with navigational devices like GPS units that are hooked up in cars. Lately the company has also been associated with fitness trackers like the recently announced Vivosmart HR, and expanding...

Garmin Unveils Trio Of New Fitness Trackers

10/21/2015, If you’re in the market for a new fitness tracker, there are probably plenty of options that you can choose from. However if you’re in the market for one with a heart rate monitor, you might be interested to learn that Garmin has launched a trio of...

AT&T Will Be Adding 3 New Wearables To Its Lineup

09/25/2015, If you are thinking about getting the Apple Watch, you have carriers such as T-Mobile and Sprint to choose from. However if you’re a loyal AT&T customer, you would be out of luck. However if you don’t have to have an Apple Watch and don’t mind...

Garmin Unveils More Affordable Forerunner 25 Fitness Tracker

08/05/2015, While Garmin might be known as a navigation company to some, there are fitness enthusiasts out there who swear by the company’s fitness products. Garmin has in the past launched several fitness trackers, although admittedly some of them were kind of...

Garmin Introduces New HRM-Tri, HRM-Swim Heart Rate Monitors

07/23/2015, When it comes to fitness trackers, there are plenty of options to choose from, although unfortunately for swimmers there just aren’t too many available for you guys yet. That being said if you love swimming as one of your fitness activities, you might...

Garmin Varia Wants To Help Keep Cyclists Safe

07/01/2015, Cycling on the roads can be dangerous as many drivers out there don’t really think too much about cyclists or take them into account. Also due to the fact that bicycles typically do not come with side or rear-view mirrors, remaining aware of their...

Garmin Forerunner 225 Launched With Heart Rate Monitor

05/12/2015, While Garmin might be known as a company that specializes in navigational tools, the company in the recent years has gotten into the wearables game by launching fitness specific wearables. However if there was a downside to Garmin’s wearables is that...