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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 April 2014 [49 news items]

Taiwan market: Garmin launches Vivofit

Apr 22, 11:03

GPS device vendor Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132), according to the...

Garmin fitness band, Vivofit

Google intends to set compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms

Dec 5, 14:45

Efforts by PND vendors to roll out Android-based devices may impede by Google's intention to hammer out a set of compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms, according...

Garmin, Mio, Maction extend beyond GPS PNDs

Nov 25, 10:34

Garmin, Mio Technology and Maction Technologies, in view of decreasing demand for GPS PNDs (portable navigation devices), have extended production and marketing to GPS devices for...

Garmin enhances sports-use GPS watch product line

Nov 21, 20:57

Garmin has launched various models of GPS watches for jogging, mountain climbing, bicycling, outdoor activities, marine sports and flight, the company's Asia Pacific sales & marketing...

Innolux decreases panel supply to Garmin

Jun 28, 11:20

Innolux has reduced the supply of panels used in GPS PNDs to Garmin from 70% of Garmin's total demand in 2012, to 50-60% currently, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Garmin to offer after-market in-car navigation multimedia device

May 31, 11:48

Garmin will offer the Navtune 7190, an in-car 7-inch touchscreen GPS navigation device integrated with several multimedia functions including mobile TV and multimedia playback, for...

Taiwan market: Demand for driving recorders to top 400,000 units in 2012

Feb 23, 14:09

Sales of driving recorders - dashboard mounted cameras set to continuously record a driver's-eye view of the road - in the Taiwan market are expected to reach 400,000 units in 2012...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches in-car PNDs with video recorder

May 25, 01:25

Garmin has launched a series of in-car GPS PNDs equipped with video recorders in Taiwan, the first market around the world for such Garmin products. Garmin will later launch in Japan,...

Mitac far behind Garmin, TomTom in 3Q10 global PND market share: Canalys statistics

Nov 16, 01:25

Taiwan-based own-brand maker Mitac International's three brands Magellan, Mio and Navman had respective shares of 3.6%, 3.4% and 1.2% in the global GPS PND (portable navigation device)...

Taiwan market: Garmin occupies over 50% of GPS PND sales

Nov 5, 14:17

US-based Garmin has dominated Taiwan's portable navigation device (PND) market with a share of more than 50%, followed by local vendors Mio and PaPaGo with over 20% and more than...

Asustek obtains exclusive licensing from Garmin for Android handsets

Oct 27, 01:15

Asustek Computer, following the breakup of the Garmin-Asus dual-brand partnership, has obtained exclusive licensing from Garmin to include Garmin navigation software on Android handsets,...

Asustek and Garmin to break up in early 2011

Oct 22, 10:54

Asustek Computer has decided to adjust its Garmin-Asus business operation after the dual-brand partnership contract with Garmin expires in January 2011, and will resume operation...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches connected PND device with 1-year free subscription

Jun 10, 13:31

PND vendor Garmin has launched a connected PND, the nuvi 1690, in the Taiwan market in cooperation with telecom service provider Taiwan Mobile (TWM).

Taiwan handset companies at Computex 2010

Jun 4, 01:00

With the rise of various consumer electronics exhibitions, Computex Taipei is no longer the time and place for handset companies to release their annual main attractions.

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PND market further squeezed by Windows Mobile free navigation

May 14, 15:55

Portable navigation device (PND) makers are about to see an even harsher market for their devices, with Microsoft's recent update of its Bing Maps application for Windows Mobile to...

China market: Branded PND vendors becoming more conservative about business outlook

Apr 2, 15:25

Branded PND vendors have turned more conservative about the PND market in China due to strong competition from the domestic white-box vendors and the impact of the free-of-charge...

PND industry set in a slow-growth phase, say sources

Feb 26, 15:53

TomTom and Garmin have both expressed conservative views over their business outlook for 2010, indicating the global PND market is bracing for a new phase with slow growth, according...

Garmin, Mio and Navigon ship PNDs based on Siano multi-standard mobile digital TV receiver chip

Dec 25, 16:48

Mobile TV chip maker Siano Mobile Silicon has announced that PND makers, including Garmin, Mio and Navigon, have integrated its mobile digital TV (MDTV) receiver chips into their...

Google Maps Navigation may impact PND vendors

Nov 6, 14:13

Google's recent release of Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0-platform devices may impact GPS PND vendors such as Garmin and TomTom as well as other handset makers, according...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches three new PNDs, aims to capture top-rank in 2010, reports paper

Newswatch - Nov 4, 15:14

PND vendor Garmin has introduced three new PND devices, the nuvi 1470T, 1480 and 1350, into the Taiwan market, all featuring in-house developed Taiwan map and travel information,...

Asustek plans to establish joint venture with Garmin in 2010

Oct 29, 11:33

Asustek Computer plans to establish a joint venture with Garmin in 2010, aiming to push sales of Garmin-Asus dual-brand smartphones, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Asustek ties up with two carriers to promote Nuvifone G60 and M20 GPS handsets

Sep 4, 13:54

Asustek Computer has tied up with Taiwan Mobile and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to push sales of Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 and M20 GPS-enabled handsets, respectively, with aims to ship...

Healthy outlook for GPS for sport and fitness, says ABI Research

Sep 1, 11:22

Shipments of dedicated sport and fitness hardware such as Suunto GPS watches, Garmin cycling computers, and GPS golf rangefinders are suffering from the recession. But smartphone...

Garmin-Asus to enter China market by end of 2009; aims to sell one million handsets globally in 2010

Aug 20, 14:14

Garmin-Asus dual-brand handsets will enter the China market by the end of 2009, targeting retail channel initially before tying up with telecom carriers, according to Benson Lin,...

Taiwan market: Asustek and CHT to jointly launch Nuvifone M20

Newswatch - Aug 17, 15:08

Asustek Computer will launch the dual-brand Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M20 in the Taiwan market on August 19 in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), according to a Chinese-language...

Two brand vendors to offer CMMB-enabled PNDs with Siano chips in China, say Taiwan makers

Aug 12, 14:21

Two out of the world's top-three PND vendors – TomTom, Garmin and Mio – have decided to adopt CMMB mobile TV solutions developed by Siano Mobile Silicon and plan to launch...

Global PND market recovering from slump, say sources

Aug 12, 12:09

Sequential improvements in revenues in the second quarter of 2009 recorded by the word's top-two vendors, Garmin and TomTom, signal that the global PND market has recovered from the...

Garmin-Asus smartphone hits Taiwan market amid growing global demand for GPS-enabled handsets

Jul 31, 16:20

Asustek Computer and Garmin have launched their co-developed GPS-centric smartphone, the Nuvifone G60, in the Taiwan market, cashing in on the growing demand for GPS-enabled handsets...

Dual-branded Garmin-Asus G60

Taiwan market: Garmin-Asus to start marketing Nuvifone G60, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 27, 16:39

The dual-branded Garmin-Asus Linux-based Nuvifone G60 handset will be available in the Taiwan market starting in the last week of July 2009, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Skymedi supplies eMMC for HTC, Nokia and Garmin, sources say

Jun 15, 12:05

Taiwan's Skymedi, a memory controller IC maker, has recently cut into the supply chains of High Tech Computer (HTC), Nokia and Garmin with its eMMC products, according to industry...

Acer may overtake Asustek in smartphone market, say sources

Jun 9, 15:05

Acer may overtake Asustek Computer in the smartphone market soon, as Acer plans to launch as many as nine models in 2009 versus three models projected by Asustek, according to market...

Garmin selects MediaTek GPS chipsets for outdoor navigation devices

May 26, 11:56

MediaTek has announced that its single-chip all-in-one GPS solution MT3329 is in mass production and has been integrated with a wide range of Garmin outdoor navigators, the Garmin...

Garmin-Asus delays Nuvifone G60 handset launch, sources say

May 19, 14:44

The launch of the dual-branded Garmin-Asus Linux-based Nuvifone G60 handset jointly by Asustek Computer and Garmin will be pushed back to the third quarter of 2009 from the original...

Garmin and TomTom face challenging competition in Asia

Apr 29, 12:09

While Garmin and TomTom together occupied 67% of the global shipments of portable navigation devices (PNDs) in the fourth quarter of 2008, their combined share in the Asia market...

Mitac PND market share lags behind competitors in 4Q08

Mar 18, 14:39

Taiwan-based Mitac International's Mio- and Navman-branded PND devices held 6% of the global GPS PND market in the fourth quarter of 2008, much lower than the 37% of Garmin and 30%...

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    Garmin Vivofit

    Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market. Vivofit can record users' step counts, walking distance and calories burned in daytime...

    Photo: Company, Apr 22.

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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

  • Garmin%2DAsus+Nuvifone+available+for+purchase+in+Asia

    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone available for purchase in Asia

    The Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 is now available in Taiwan, and will be available in Singapore and Malaysia by the end of August 2009. Also in August, the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M20 will...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

  • Garmin+Dakota+touchscreen+outdoor+handheld

    Garmin Dakota touchscreen outdoor handheld

    Garmin's Dakota features a high sensitivity GPS receiver, worldwide basemap and color touchscreen display in a compact, waterproof device with up to 20 hours of battery life, according...

    Photo: Company, Jul 1.

  • Garmin+Foretrex+waterproof+wearable+navigators

    Garmin Foretrex waterproof wearable navigators

    Garmin has announced the Foretrex 401 and Foretrex 301 GPS navigators, integrating a high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and USB interface into a lightweight, waterproof device...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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