Garmin announces ride-specific map improvements and faster route calculation speeds for Edge GPS cycling computers, providing cyclists with a superior navigational experience
OLATHE, Kan./June 21, 2021 – Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced navigational enhancements for the Edge® 530, Edge 830, Edge 1030 and Edge 1030 Plus GPS cycling computers, now available through a free software update.
With this update, cyclists will experience:
- New clean, high contrast maps that make bike-friendly road, gravel or mountain routes more visible in all light conditions.
- A Trendline™ popularity heatmap based on billions of miles of uploaded ride data now layered directly onto the map and adjusts automatically based on ride type so cyclists can instantly see the most relevant places to ride.
- Faster route calculation speeds, allowing cyclists to start riding more quickly. Now, after a route has been calculated once, it’s cached so cyclists can get started in seconds.
Cyclists can update their Edge automatically via Wi-Fi® or by using Garmin Express™. Riders are also encouraged to update their maps via Garmin Express to get the latest improvements and most up-to-date popularity routing data.
Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized life for runners, cyclists, swimmers and athletes of all levels and abilities. Committed to developing technology that helps people stay active and elevate performance, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday. Other Garmin fitness brands include Tacx® and Firstbeat Analytics™. For more information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, contact the Media Relations department at [email protected], or follow us at facebook.com/garminfit, twitter.com/garminnews, instagram.com/garminfitness or youtube.com/garmin.
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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, Edge and Tacx are registered trademarks, and Garmin Connect, Trendline, Garmin Express and Firstbeat Analytics are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries. All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
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