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Most Recent Press Releases

11 Oct 2017

Garmin Southern Africa, the global leader in GPS lifestyle technology, are proud to announce their partnership with Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017 for the third year running. As the Official Technical Training Partner, Garmin further demonstrates their commitment to the cycling market. “Garmin are excited to be a part of this event for the 3rd year and to engage with our cycling community while exhibiting our Edge, Varia and Vector products that have been designed with cyclists in mind to provide navigation, premium training features, awaren...


Garmin® earns top NMEA honors and eight product awards
4 Oct 2017

OLATHE, Kan./Oct. 03, 2017/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year, an honor given to the most recognized company in the marine electronics field for its support of products in the field, voted on by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA®). Garmin also dominated the NMEA’s Product of Excellence Awards with eight wins in the following categories: radar, autopilot, multi-function disp...


Garmin® and Disney bring motivation and imagination to the playground with the introduction of the vívofit® jr. 2 activity tracker for kids featuring Disney, Star Wars and Marvel
27 Sep 2017

OLATHE, Kan. /September 27, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívofit jr. 2 activity tracker1 for kids with Disney, Star Wars and Marvel-themed bands and mobile app adventures. Featuring designs of kids’ favourite characters including Minnie Mouse, BB-8™ and Marvel Avengers, each band theme offers a corresponding mobile app adventure where children can complete missions to advance in the journey and unlock new character step icons, with the help of their parents...


Annah Watkinson - Reviews the Garmin Varia Rearview Bike Radar
7 Sep 2017

Garmin Ambassador: Annah WatkinsonPhoto Credit: Chris Hitchcock I have always always always (thought repeating “always” a fourth time may have been one step too far) used Garmin products. Resultantly, I spoke to Garmin South Africa and was thrilled to be taken on board as a brand ambassador for their products. I will only be associated with products that I would happily pay for out of my hard earned cash and Garmin is one of those products. Garmin is definitely one of the top triathlon sports equipment providers and I would like to di...


Garmin adds autopilot control, ability to mark MFD waypoints and more to its new quatix 5 marine GPS smartwatch series
4 Jul 2017

Garmin Southern Africa today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chart plotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth, temperature and wind – sail racing assistance, and much more. In addition to preloaded marine-specific feature sets, the quatix 5...


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