Taipei, Sunday, October 22, 2017 00:08 (GMT+8)
cloudy
Taipei
22°C
News tagged Garmin
  • Last update: Tuesday 26 September 2017 [68 news items]

Wearable brands releasing new devices

Sep 26, 11:34

Wearable device brand vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Garmin, Xiaomi, Huawei, LG Electronics and Fitbit, have recently started unveiling their latest products to compete...

Basic trackers take back seat as smartwatches accelerate in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 1, 15:13

The worldwide wearable market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% on year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter of 2017, according to the...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches smart bands

Aug 16, 11:36

Garmin has partnered with pharmaceuticals distributor Chunghwa Yuming Healthcare for launching vivo series smart wrist bands, mainly vivosmart 3, vivofit jr and vivosmart HR, in the...

Wearable players seeking measures as sales remain weak

Jul 20, 22:52

Wearable players originally had high expectations about emerging IT applications, but several have started changing their strategies as most are seeing weak sales from the product...

Wearable sales not as strong as expected

Taiwan market: Garmin launches sports camcorder VIRB 360

Jul 20, 13:58

Garmin has introduced VIRB 360, a sports camcorder enabling 360-degree video recording, for launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$25,900 (US$852), according...

Garmin VIRB 360

Global wearable device shipments swell nearly 18% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

Jun 7, 14:23

Global shipments of wearable devices totaled 24.7 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 17.9% from the 20.9 million units shipped a year earlier, according to IDC.

Global smartwatch shipments decline 51.6% on year in 3Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 26, 14:59

The worldwide smartwatch market experienced a round of growing pains in the third quarter of 2016 during which total shipments declined 51.6% on year to 2.7 million units, according...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches mobile e-payment-enabled smart band

Jul 20, 15:43

Garmin on July 19 launched the vivosmart HR, a smart wristband supporting mobile electronic payments (e-payment) via a built-in iPASS chip, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail...

Garmin enters Taiwan micropayment market

Jul 14, 11:52

Garmin has cooperated with Taiwan-based micropayment firm iPass to launch wearable devices that are able to measure heart rates and support micropayments.

Global wearable market grows 223.2% in 2Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 28, 11:18

Global shipments of wearable devices came to 18.1 million units in the second quarter of 2015, up 223.2% from the 5.6 million shipped a year earlier, according to IDC.

Garmin to launch first bicycle-use rear-view radar

Jul 2, 20:42

Garmin will launch Varia, the world's first bicycle-use rear-view radar to warn riders of approaching vehicles up to 140 meters behind and flash a taillight to catch vehicle drivers'...

Garmin-developed bicycle-use rear-view radar Varia

Global wearable shipments to reach 45-50 million in 2015

Jun 17, 11:42

The release of the Apple Watch will help accelerate the growth of the wearable market, pushing global shipments of wearable devices to 45-50 million units in 2015, up 125-150% from...

Taiwan market: Smart wearable device sales lower than expected

Jun 5, 15:42

Sales of smart wearable devices in the Taiwan market, including branded products from Asustek Computer, have been lower than expected, according to market sources.

Garmin sales riding high on sports smart wearable devices

Jun 4, 14:44

Despite the dwindling PND market, Garmin has seen its revenues and profits grow steadily, buoyed by rising sales of sports-related wearable devices, according to the company's Asia...

Taiwan market: PND market becoming more centralized on few brands

Dec 17, 15:14

The PND device market in Taiwan has become more centralized on four brands, Garmin, Papago, Mio and TomTom, as second-tier and white-box makers have switched to focus on wearable...

Taiwan market: Driving recorder sales see polarized developments

Dec 11, 14:20

The driving recorder market in Taiwan has seen polarized developments, with white-box makers competing for the sub-NT$2,000 (US$64) segment, and first-tier vendors focusing on the...

Taiwan market: Garmin begins marketing tire pressure detectors

Nov 5, 22:23

Garmin has started marketing tire pressure detectors packaged with its PND devices, in the Taiwan market as the government has ruled that new small-size sedans rolled out from November...

Samsung, Sony Mobile unveil smartwatches with GPS functionality

Sep 9, 22:30

Samsung Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications both have unveiled high-end smartwatches with GPS functionality, putting more pressure on GPS device suppliers including Garmin...

Handset brands launching more Android Wear-based devices

Aug 28, 13:58

More handset brands are rolling out Android Wear-based smartwatches and smart bracelets, adding pressure on specialized wearable device vendors such as Jawbone, Fitbit and Pebble,...

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.

Acer beTouch E400

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...

68 items [1/2]
  • Garmin+Vivofit

    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.

  • Garmin%2DAsus+Nuvifone+A10+smartphone

    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.

UMC
China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

20-Oct-2017 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)10728.88-31.41-0.29% 

TSE electronic462.74-2.18-0.47% 

GTSM (OTC)144.77-0.10-0.07% 

OTC electronic217.69+0.04+0.02% 

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.