Garmin Announces Agreement with Malsingmaps to Preload and Distribute Garmin Compiled Malsingmaps

garminsg / 12 Mar 2009

Taipei/Mar 12, 2009 - Garmin Corporation (Garmin) is licensed under the agreement with Malsingmaps to the non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable use of the Malaysia and Singapore maps published on And Garmin has authorized use to compile the licensed materials to produce official Garmin maps for Malaysia and Singapore and to preload the compiled maps on Garmin GPS units, and to distribute the compiled maps. Therefore, Garmin will preload the compiled maps in nüvi 255W Sing/Mal version and other Garmin GPS units without extra charge to users. Garmin will also distribute the compiled maps without charge to users* no later April 2009 via official Garmin website ( The compiled maps will be made available to the Malsingmaps community by end of April on


In terms of the agreement, Malsingmaps retains exclusive ownership, right of authorship, copyright and title to the licensed materials. Garmin has no right, title or interest in the licensed materials and makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the licensed materials. And throughout the term of the agreement, Malsingmaps shall provide updated licensed materials, and every due care has been taken that the licensed materials do not infringe any third party intellectual property rights.


*The compiled maps will be available to either

1) Localized nüvi models sold through Garmin authorized dealers:


Model Name

Part Number

nuvi 205 Sing/Mal


nuvi 205W Sing/Mal


nuvi 255W Sing/Mal


nuvi 760 Sing/Mal


nuvi 200 Sing/Mal/Indon Pink


nuvi200 Sing/Mal/Indon


2) nüvi models which were purchased from Garmin authorized dealers in Singapore/Malaysia with official shipping records from Garmin