Garmin expands its lineup of GPS handhelds in India

The new models include the Montana, Oregon, eTrex Touch, GPSMAP, eTrex and Rino series

Published Date
27 - Mar - 2017
| Last Updated
27 - Mar - 2017
 
Garmin expands its lineup of GPS handhelds in India

Garmin has expanded its lineup of GPS handhelds in India. These range from basic, pocket-sized units to navigators with built-in maps, high-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS receivers and colour displays. The models include the Montana, Oregon, eTrex Touch, GPSMAP, eTrex and Rino series. 

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Garmin India., a unit of Garmin Ltd.is constantly innovating to enhance its portfolio of GPS handhelds in India. Targeted towards enterprise market, the devices reflect flawless amalgamation of detailed mapping data, state-of-the-art technology and design.The brand continues to pursue new avenues to strengthen its hold and expand its footprint.

Previously restricted to military and defense purposes, GPS handhelds are now being used for a wide range of civilian applications like geocaching, hiking, rafting or navigating an urban jungle. The market for these smartly engineered devices has come a long way as a myriad of industrial applications can put GPS to use for multiple purposes. Industries such as farming, transportation, and aerospace benefit immensely.

Garmin handheld devices support industries to enhance their operational efficiency, reduce the overall cost and even facilitate in improving the response time in an emergency situation across a number of end-use areas. This leads to a stark improvement in safety of resources operating in remote areas.

GPS has surfaced as a ubiquitous concept that brings the entire world into close proximity. The smart, sleek and portable handhelds hold a magnanimous potential in the business space. It can be used for numerous purposes like fleet tracking and navigation.

Ranging from basic, pocket sized units to navigators with built-in maps, high-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS receivers and color displays, Garmin offers an extensive range of GPS handhelds. The models come under Montana, Oregon,eTrex Touch, GPSMAP, eTrex and Rino series
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Montana is the most versatile handheld which uses BirdsEye Satellite Imagery for a lifelike depiction of one’s surroundings. Oregon Series features a brilliant display offered in a GPS/GLONASS handheld with a faster processor, durable touchscreen, worldwide basemap and supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery, Garmin Custom Maps and unlimited geocaching. The eTrex Touch sports a bright, sunlight readable 2.6” color touchscreen, a 3-axis electronic compass 250,000 preloaded geocaches, extra built-in memory and comes with a dual GPS and GLONASS tracking. GPSMAPhas a 2.6”sunlight readable screen, 3-axis compass, rechargeable battery with 16hour life, paperless geocaching, supports Garmin Custom Maps, and navigation including a quad-helix GPS/GLONASS antenna for exceptional performance. eTrex GPS units are lightweight, water-rated, rugged and have high-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS receivers. The Rino Series has a radio, glove-friendly 2.6 inch color touchscreen, worldwide basemap, quad-helix antenna, high sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix technology.

With the vast rise in the number of consumers using these devices, the GPS market is expected to gain increased traction in the coming years. High-speed data technologies have further supported the use of GPS across the globe.