Garmin Ltd. - A manufacturer of GPS-navigation equipment. Garmin navigators designed for various applications, including automotive, aviation, marine, camping and sports equipment, as well as equipment for wireless applications.
The company was founded in 1989 in the city of Leneha (USA), headquartered in Olathe (Olathe), Kansas. The European office is in the UK.
The founders of the company are Gary Burrell (born. Gary Burrell) and Min Kao (Dr. Min Kao), engineers, part of which consists of names and name. The idea arose from the creation of the founders in 1989. In just a few years, the company has developed into a world-renowned company, which the state has thousands of employees.
Since 2009, there is a strategic alliance of Garmin Ltd. and Taiwan's ASUSTeK Computer Inc., under which under the Garmin-Asus brand offers a line of smartphones and communicators nüvifone. 6 models of such devices has been released in 2 years. October 26, 2010 it was announced that a joint review of the business model and the fact that new products under the Garmin-Asus brand will be no more.
C 2011, the company began selling the Garmin navigation function to produce GPS / GLONASS coordinates.