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Garmin Gemini navigation core brings realistic 3D graphics to in-dash nav systems

Garmin Gemini navigation core brings realistic 3D graphics to in-dash nav systems

Garmin has announced a new navigation core aimed directly at automotive manufactures. The new navigation core is called Gemini and is designed to allow for more realistic 3D graphics on in-dash navigation systems offered by auto manufacturers. Garmin says that Gemini will bring a more intuitive and feature-rich in-dash navigation experience to drivers than previously available.

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Garmin tactix GPS watch is designed for SWAT use

Garmin tactix GPS watch is designed for SWAT use

Garmin has been busy rolling out GPS watches over the last several weeks. The navigation company previously rolled out a watch called the Approach for golfers and the D2 GPS watch for pilots. Garmin has now rolled out a new GPS watch designed specifically for law enforcement and police special operations use.

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Garmin Approach S4 Golf watch has a touchscreen and smart notifications

Garmin Approach S4 Golf watch has a touchscreen and smart notifications

Garmin has been rolling out several GPS equipped watches for specific needs recently including the D2 Pilot aimed at private pilots. Garmin has now announced a new GPS equipped watch aimed at golfers called the Approach S4 GPS golf watch. The watch has a high-resolution touchscreen display designed to be sunlight readable.

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Garmin D2 Pilot Watch features altimeter and airport database

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch features altimeter and airport database

Garmin has announced its first GPS equipped watch that is designed specifically for pilots. The watch is called the D2 Pilot Watch and has a lot of features pilots will find useful such as Direct-to and nearest navigation functions. The watch also features an integrated altimeter with adjustable baro setting.

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BMW Navigator V by Garmin feature 5-inch glove friendly screen

BMW Navigator V by Garmin feature 5-inch glove friendly screen

Garmin and BMW Motorrad have announced that they have teamed up again to develop the next generation BMW Navigator. The new version is the BMW Navigator V and it promises to combine garments latest navigation features with BMW-specific functions. The navigator is specifically aimed at BMW motorcycle riders.

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Garmin Forerunner 620 and 220 feature one-inch color displays

Garmin Forerunner 620 and 220 feature one-inch color displays

GPS manufacturer Garman has unveiled a pair of new GPS running watches called the Forerunner 620 and the Forerunner 220. Garman says that these two watches are the lightest, thinnest, and most advanced that it offers. The 620 is the most advanced of the pair.

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Garmin zumo 390LM GPS for motorcyclists debuts

Garmin zumo 390LM GPS for motorcyclists debuts

GPS devices designed to be used in cars are often not up to the task of navigating for motorcyclists. A GPS device for motorcyclists requires a rugged design that is weatherproof and sunlight readable. Many motorcyclists also wear gloves all the time meaning touchscreens need to be usable without having to take gloves off. Garmin has unveiled a new device aimed specifically at the motorcycle rider called the zumo 390LM.

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Garmin HUD hands-on: A head-up display for the freeway fighter pilot

Garmin HUD hands-on: A head-up display for the freeway fighter pilot

Fighter pilots and Google Glass owners: Garmin is channeling a little of both with its latest navigation accessory, the Garmin HUD, and we took some time to peer through the head-up display while at IFA 2013. The Bluetooth peripheral is designed to sit on your dashboard and project simple guidance and directions to drivers using Garmin's StreetPilot or NAVIGON apps, without forcing them to look away from the windshield or - worse still - down to a phone shoved precariously into a spare cup holder.

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Garmin Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus cycle computers debut

Garmin Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus cycle computers debut

Garmin is a name that pretty much everyone closely associates with GPS navigation. Garmin is also a significant factor in cycling computers for bicyclists. The company has announced two new GPS devices designed specifically for navigating via bike called the Edge Touring and the Edge Touring Plus.

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Garmin VIRB and VIRB Elite action-cams pack ANT+ and 1080p

Garmin VIRB and VIRB Elite action-cams pack ANT+ and 1080p

Garmin has weighed into the action camera market, taking on GoPro with the VIRB and VIRB Elite, each with a waterproof casing and Full HD recording. Promising IPX-7 waterproofing and ruggedization - rather than demanding separate cases - the VIRB and VIRB Elite can shoot up to three hours of 1080p footage from a full battery, and have a 1.4-inch reflective display for low-power reviewing of footage, using ambient lighting rather than an active backlight.

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Garmin Vector cyclist power meter hits stores

Garmin Vector cyclist power meter hits stores

Garmin has launched its latest health tracker, the Garmin Vector, this time targeting cyclists wanting to record their power output. Fitted, the manufacturer claims, in minutes to a bike's pedals, the ANT+ compatible power meter can track individual power output from each leg, squirting data to a Garmin Edge head unit and, from there, into the web-based Garmin Connect user profile.

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Garmin HUD offers head-up display directions from your smartphone

Garmin HUD offers head-up display directions from your smartphone

Garmin has outed the latest must-have gadget for the Top Gun wannabe, the Garmin HUD, a head-up display that hooks up wirelessly to your smartphone. Designed to connect via Bluetooth to an iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone 8 device running either the Garmin StreetPilot or NAVIGON apps, and HUD projects navigation directions, speed, and other information onto the windshield, meaning drivers don't have to take their phone out of their pocket, or glance down at it.

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