Garmin® Wins Five NMEA awards, Including Manufacturer of the Year

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced that it received the honor of being the most recognized
company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine
Electronics Association (NMEA) at the prestigious 2015 NMEA Convention
in Baltimore, Md. Garmin was named Manufacturer of the Year and received
awards in four product categories: autopilot, multi-function display
(MFD), mobile application—aid to navigation, and mobile application—end
user utility.

“We’re honored to be selected as the Manufacturer of the Year, and to be
recognized for several of our outstanding products and marine
applications,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide
sales. “The strength and breadth of our innovative marine product line
is second to none, and these coveted awards are a true testament to
Garmin’s dedication to the design, manufacture, sale, and support of our
marine electronics.”

For the third year in a row, Garmin received an award in the autopilot
category for its GHP ReactorTM Hydraulic Autopilot with
SmartPump. The GHP Reactor was Garmin’s first recreational autopilot
system to utilize AHRS technology and boasts the usability, installation
flexibility, and many other features that prove to be valuable for any

Garmin also took home top honors in the MFD category. The accolades went
to the GPSMAP® 7616, a 16-inch multi-touch widescreen
chartplotter designed for mariners who demand high performance, ease of
operation and feature integration. The GPSMAP 7616 comes preloaded with
both BlueChart® g2 coastal and LakeVüTM HD inland
maps, and is fully network compatible for support of radar, autopilot,
instruments, multiple screens, sensors, remote sonar modules, digital
switching, thermal cameras, and more.

In today’s connected world, smartphone applications are essential tools
for mariners. At this year’s awards, new marine app categories were
added and both apps offered from Garmin won their respective categories.
Garmin BlueChart Mobile, a route planning application with streaming
weather capabilities, was named the best mobile application aid to
navigation. And earning the top spot in the mobile application for end
user utility was Garmin HelmTM, an application that allows
mariners to view and control their chartplotter from a smartphone or

Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated
chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology,
high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution mapping, sailing
instrumentation and other products and services that are known for
innovation, reliability and ease-of-use.

For more than 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and
wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live
an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units,
including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
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About Garmin International Inc. Garmin International Inc. is a
subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in
Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United
States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin, GPSMAP and BlueChart are
registered trademarks and GHP Reactor, LakeVü and Garmin Helm are
trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Garmin International Inc.Carly Hysell, [email protected]