Garmin® launches new wearable and cycling apps in its ever-expanding Connect IQ™ Store from Uber, Trek, GU, nuun and more

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced several exciting new apps, data fields and watch faces
available for Garmin users to download from its Connect IQ Store from
companies including Uber, Trek, GU Energy Labs and nuun Active
Hydration. Connect IQ, an open platform for third-party developers to
create content for Garmin wearables, bike computers and outdoor
handhelds, lets users customize their Garmin device to reflect their
unique personalities and needs. Since its inception just two years ago,
there have been more than 20 million Connect IQ app downloads to the
more than 3 million compatible devices that have shipped around the
world. These new Connect IQ apps are being announced in conjunction with
the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8.

“Connect IQ is a pillar of the Garmin wearables strategy which is
centered on purpose-built devices for consumers who want to measure and
enhance their active lifestyle pursuits, whether it’s running, cycling,
swimming, golfing, boating, walking or simply being more active,” said
Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Just as each
Garmin user is unique, so are all of the apps available through Connect
IQ. We’re excited to launch these new apps as we continue to integrate
data from brands and developers and grow the Connect IQ store to make
customizing your Garmin device both useful and fun.”

One of the newest apps for Connect IQ is UBER ETA by Garmin. Once
a user has ordered a ride from the Uber app on their cell phone, UBER
ETA will show the estimated time of the driver’s arrival directly on the
Garmin wearable. No more going back and forth to the phone to see the
status of the ride or key information about the driver – the UBER ETA
app lets the user keep doing whatever they need to do while keeping
track of their ride’s arrival on their wrist. UBER ETA will also provide
the driver’s name, make and model of the car, license plate and guidance
(direction and distance) to the pick-up location.

Connect IQ apps are also available for Garmin Edge® GPS bike computers,
including a new data field from Trek/Bontrager. Committed to
cycling safety, the Connect IQ data field from Garmin and Trek/Bontrager
makes it easy for cyclists to get quick access to and control of their
Bontrager headlights and taillights without leaving the Edge activity
during their ride. Cyclists see the battery level of multiple lights and
control the light setting for each across automatic, daylight, nighttime
and more.

Other new Connect IQ apps include a GU Energy Labs data field
that reminds the cyclist thru the Garmin Edge device when it’s time to
fuel with GU Energy Gels while training and racing, as well as helping
the athlete keep track of how many gels they should have eaten for
optimal performance. For nuun Active Hydration users, a new
custom watch face is now available so users can show off their nuun love
from the wearable device on their wrist. The nuun watch face will also
keep track of the user’s step progress towards their goal.

Garmin users will also benefit from other recently-released Connect IQ
apps, including a widget from JOIN for cyclists that makes it
easier to take part in group rides anywhere, anytime. In addition,
various data fields are also available from Xert Advanced Power
, including Maximal Power Available, Time to
Exhaustion/Recovery, Fat/Carb Utilization, Strain Score and more. For
runners, the Stryd IQ app displays data from a Stryd foot-mounted
power meter onto a Garmin wearable to help improve running efficiency
and longevity.

The Strava Live Suffer Score data field is also available for
both Garmin bike computers and wearables, analyzing how much time the
user spends in different heart rate zones, and measuring total activity
effort with a simple rating. Also available for both wearables and bike
computers, an update to the AccuWeather Edge MinuteCast
Minute-by-Minute widget that provides the user with the most accurate
hyper-local, by-the-minute precipitation forecasts for their active

Connect IQ is available on a wide range of Garmin products across all of
the markets the company serves, and each app, widget, watch face and
data field can be downloaded at no charge to the user. The Connect IQ
Store can be found at
or in the device tab of Garmin Connect. It can also be found in the
device page of Garmin Express, or the More section of Garmin Connect
Mobile. To learn more about developing a Connect IQ app, visit

For decades, 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. For more
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Garmin International Inc.Carly Hysell, 913-397-8200 [email protected]