Good Homes Needed for 50 VIRB™ Elite Cameras !

Garmin, the global leader in GPS technology, has launched a huge programme to find 50 people to try out the new VIRB Elite action camera. On the market for several months now, the VIRB Elite is the accumulation of 25 years of expertise acquired by Garmin in outdoor activities, satellite positioning and navigation.

Garmin is actively seeking 50 people to use the VIRB Elite to share their feedback and video footage


After a recruitment period, 50 official testers, chosen from various disciplines, will receive a free VIRB Elite camera to film and publish their own videos on the testing programme’s dedicated site (information and registration at The testers will also provide feedback on six fundamental criteria for an action camera: image quality, battery life, robustness/waterproofness, handling/ease of use, connectivity/additional features and editing software (VIRB Edit): a real-life consumer test designed to demonstrate all the capabilities of the camera.

The programme is open to anyone, without exception. VIRB can adapt to whatever you want to capture, whether that’s sport, a favourite pastime or an adventure on the other side of the world.This large-scale programme will span several months, making it possible to observe the progression in the quality of the videos produced by the amateur filmmakers.


An all-purpose test for the VIRB!

The VIRB camera is designed to appeal to a very wide audience because it can adapt to almost any activity. Whether you’re into skateboarding, street culture, BMX stunts, skiing, surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, motorcycling, football, rugby, trekking, paragliding, sailing, diving, kiting…you name it, you can record it with VIRB. It’s equally suited to capturing baby's first steps!


With this in mind, and in order to make the test as representative as possible, Garmin wants to encourage people from different backgrounds and with many different interests to take part, and evaluate VIRB in the pursuit of their passion.

Visit from April 30 2014 to take part.

With the new VIRB Elite action camera, Garmin brings us a real technological breakthrough in the action camera sector, introducing numerous advances: integrated GPS, strong waterproof casing with no need for an additional cover, over three hours battery life recording in HD quality, integrated screen, numerous types of physiological data which can be embedded in the video and more.


VIRB and VIRB Elite cameras are Garmin's latest innovations in the outdoor activity sector. For all sportspeople or enthusiasts, whatever their level, who wish to immortalize or share their passion, Garmin devices are essential companions.

For further press information, please contact Peter Ireland or Kate O’Sullivan on 01460 241641 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

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* Waterproof to IPX7, the device will withstand incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter in depth for up to 30 minutes. For all activities that involve water immersion, the optional Dive case is required. The Dive Case increases the waterproof rating to 50 meters and features a flat front lens for clear underwater imaging.

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