Garmin Forerunner

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

Global Positioning System

GPSglobal positioning systemsGlobal Positioning System (GPS)
Most models use the Global Positioning System (GPS), and are targeted at road runners and triathletes.

Road running

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Most models use the Global Positioning System (GPS), and are targeted at road runners and triathletes.

Triathlon

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Most models use the Global Positioning System (GPS), and are targeted at road runners and triathletes.

Personal computer

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All models except the 101 include a way to upload training data to a personal computer and training software.

United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Garmin registered the name "Forerunner" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in August 2001 but released the first watches — the 101, 201, and 301 — in 2003.

SiRFstarIII

Star III
These models are smaller than the first generation and feature a more sensitive SiRFstarIII GPS receiver chip.

USB

USB 2.0Universal Serial BusMicro USB
The Forerunner 50 also came packaged with a USB stick that allowed training data to be transferred wirelessly to one's pc.

ANT (network)

ANT+ANTANT network standard
The user can download a previously-traveled course/route to the Forerunner using Garmin's Communicator software together with the ANT+ technology, and then follow this course/route to "race" against this historical course/route.

VO2 max

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The first consumer fitness device using the Firstbeat method of VO 2 max estimation was the Garmin Forerunner 620, released in 2013.

Wearable technology

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Examples include Garmin, Fitbit, Apple Watch, and Samsung Galaxy Gear.

Watch

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Electronic sports watches, combining timekeeping with GPS and/or activity tracking, address the general fitness market and have the potential for commercial success (Garmin forerunner, Garmin Vivofit, Epson, announced model of Swatch Touch series ).

Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station

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For all FMARS 2009 EVAs, the crew wore a Garmin Forerunner combined GPS and heart rate monitor system to gather concurrent geographic and physiological data.

Anind Dey

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This research, presented at the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments in 2010, retrieved data from a number of devices and methods, including a Garmin Forerunner fitness monitor, a heart monitor, mobile phone usage data, and Internet history.