Garmin is the world leader in GPS and navagation technology, that produce activity trackers, satellite navagation equipment for outdoor recreation and smartwatches. They deliver innovative solutions for the technological age.
For over 25 years Garmin has been at the forefront of Global Positioning System, remote sensing and wireless device technology. Their innovative solutions have since resulted in them becoming a renowned household name echoed across the globe. From their heritage as an aviation and marine technology company, accuracy and durability are echoed throughout their products.
Formally known as ProNav, Garmin was founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in the state of Kansas in the USA, where the current name was derived, from Gary and Min. In 1991 the U.S Army became their first contracted customer during the Gulf War, where the personal GPS device became popular with servicemen. The company then migrated into recreational and personal public eye with the release of GPS devices for waypoint projection in the early 2000s.
Since the Start of the 21 century Garmin has developed rapidly into the GPS manufacturer. Products such as the eTrex 10 and Forerunner have become household names and the company's stake in vehicle navigation is exceptionally well received. They were the industry leading in distributing a consumer navigation product that supported both GPS and GLONASS satellite constellations, for worldwide global positioning.
Garmin's mission is to create innovative superior products for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and sports that are essential part of the end user's life. With a global vision to be the worldwide leader in every market they operate in, Garmin aims for their products to be the most sought after premium items. Core values includes honesty, integrity and respect for all individuals the business deals with, they offer superb customer service.