Garmin

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Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.wikipedia
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Gary Burrell

Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.
He is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Garmin, makers of popular Global Positioning System devices.

Min Kao

Min H. Kao
Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.
He is the co-founder of Garmin Corporation with Gary Burrell.

Olathe, Kansas

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Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.
It is the headquarters of Garmin.

Lenexa, Kansas

LenexaLenexa, KS
Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.
It is the birthplace of Garmin, the regional headquarters of Kiewit Construction and the former headquarters of Applebee’s It is bordered by the cities of Shawnee to the north, Overland Park to the east, De Soto to the west and Olathe to the south.

ANT (network)

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Dynastream, in Cochrane, Alberta, produces personal monitoring technology (ANT+)—such as foot pods and heart rate monitors for sports and fitness products—and also ultra-low-power and low-cost wireless connectivity devices for a wide range of applications (ANT).
ANT is a proprietary (but open access) multicast wireless sensor network technology designed and marketed by ANT Wireless (a division of Dynastream Innovations, in turn a wholly owned subsidiary of Garmin ).

ANT+

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Dynastream, in Cochrane, Alberta, produces personal monitoring technology (ANT+)—such as foot pods and heart rate monitors for sports and fitness products—and also ultra-low-power and low-cost wireless connectivity devices for a wide range of applications (ANT).
ANT+ is designed and maintained by the ANT+ Alliance which is managed by ANT Wireless, a division of Dynatream Innovations owned by Garmin.

Schaffhausen

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Since 2010, the company is incorporated in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Tyco International, Garmin, and cyber protection company Acronis are also incorporated in Schaffhausen.

Garmin Forerunner

Forerunner
In the early 2000s (decade), Garmin launched a series of personal GPS devices aimed at recreational runners called the Forerunner.
The Garmin Forerunner series is a selection of sport watches produced by Garmin.

Smartwatch

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Due to their development in wearable technology, they have also been competing with activity tracker and smartwatch consumer developers such as Fitbit and Apple.
The top smartwatches that debuted at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show included the Casio WSD-F20, Misfit Wearables Vapor and the Garmin Fenix 5 series.

Garmin iQue

iQue
In 2003, Garmin launched the iQue line of integrated PDA-GPS receivers.
iQue was a line of Garmin devices which combined personal digital assistants (PDA) with integrated Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers.

Activity tracker

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Due to their development in wearable technology, they have also been competing with activity tracker and smartwatch consumer developers such as Fitbit and Apple.
In 2016, there were several advances made in regard to fitness tracking geared toward kids with a variety of options from organizations such as UNICEF and Garmin.

Fitbit

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Due to their development in wearable technology, they have also been competing with activity tracker and smartwatch consumer developers such as Fitbit and Apple.
Garmin

Traffic message channel

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With the GTM-11, GTM 20 and GTM 25, a Garmin GPS device receives and uses traffic message channel (TMC) information.
Higher-end models of personal navigation assistants come with a built-in TMC receiver, and depending on the country, the service is available in Eclipse, Garmin, iPhone (Navigon), Navman, Navway, Mio, Pioneer, TomTom and Uniden navigation systems, as well as in Volvo, BMW and Ford Falcon navigation systems, among many others.

Garmin G1000

G1000
The G1000 is an all-glass avionics suite for OEM aircraft, the similar G950 is used in experimental aircraft, and the G600 is a retrofit.
Manufactured by Garmin, it serves as a replacement for most conventional flight instruments and avionics.

Navteq

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The maps used by Garmin products are currently provided by Navteq.
Navteq partners with third-party agencies and companies to provide its services for portable GPS devices made by Garmin, Lowrance, NDrive and web-based applications such as Yahoo! Maps, Bing Maps, and Nokia Maps.

Asus

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In early 2009, Garmin announced it would be manufacturing a location-specific cellular telephone in cooperation with Asus.
In October 2010, Asus and Garmin announced that they would be ending their smartphone partnership as a result of Garmin deciding to exit the product category.

Avionics

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Garmin offers integrated cockpits, panel mount displays, multi-function displays (MFD), transponders, radar and other avionics.
The majority of aircraft power their avionics using 14- or 28‑volt DC electrical systems; however, larger, more sophisticated aircraft (such as airliners or military combat aircraft) have AC systems operating at 400 Hz, 115 volts AC. There are several major vendors of flight avionics, including Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Honeywell (which now owns Bendix/King), Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, Rockwell Collins (now Collins Aerospace), Thales Group, GE Aviation Systems, Garmin, Raytheon, Parker Hannifin, UTC Aerospace Systems and Avidyne Corporation.

GLONASS

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In May 2011 Garmin refreshed the eTrex product line with new mechanical design and support for advances in cartography and hardware technology with its release of the eTrex 10, eTrex 20, and eTrex 30, Garmin became the first company to manufacture and distribute a worldwide consumer navigation product supporting both GPS and GLONASS satellite constellations.
, some of the latest receivers in the Garmin eTrex line also support GLONASS (along with GPS).

Personal digital assistant

PDAPDAspersonal digital assistants
In 2003, Garmin launched the iQue line of integrated PDA-GPS receivers.
TomTom, Garmin, and iGO offer GPS navigation software for PDAs.

Navigon

Navigon products
The company was privately owned, until in June 2011, it was announced that Navigon was to be acquired by Garmin and become a subsidiary of the company.

DeLorme

On February 11, 2016, the company announced that it had been purchased by Garmin, a multinational producer of GPS products and services.

Middlesbrough F.C.

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In 2007 Garmin began sponsorship of English Premier League football club Middlesbrough in a one-year deal that was carried into a second year for the 2008/09 season.

Geotab

Geotab
2010: Launched GO4V3 with more memory and accelerometer data, supported all protocols in one hardware, including J1708, J1939, GMLAN, OBD2 over CAN and OBD2 Legacy protocols., Geotab was officially named Garmin’s Fleet Management Partner., Geotab launched their fleet management software, MyGeotab.

EF Education First Pro Cycling

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In 2015, the team became Cannondale-Garmin.
The name was changed again in June 2008 after the navigation system manufacturer Garmin was announced as the title sponsor, a week prior to the 2008 Tour de France.

Technology

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Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.