Garmin® Health and Cardiogram announce integration of Cardiogram Heart Health app and Garmin wearables

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced that the Cardiogram heart health app is now compatible with
all Garmin wearables featuring optical heart rate, including many of the
latest fēnix®
, Forerunner®
, and vívo
series devices.

The Cardiogram app provides advanced insights based on data from
wearable devices, helping users better understand how activity and sleep
affect their overall health. Partnering with the Department of
Cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco, Cardiogram
has combined data from optical heart rate sensors and DeepHeart, an
artificial intelligence-based algorithm developed by Cardiogram, to
detect major health conditions. Through multiple studies, DeepHeart has
so far demonstrated the ability to detect four medical conditions –
atrial fibrillation, sleep apnea, hypertension, and diabetes – with
results validated by the medical community and published in journals
such as JAMA

“Many users have asked Cardiogram to support Garmin wearables. By
directly integrating through the Garmin
Health API
, Cardiogram has access to the wide array of advanced
metrics these devices generate,” said Johnson Hsieh, co-founder of
Cardiogram. “Garmin devices are great because they give us
high-resolution, accurate data and the higher resolution, the more
accurate DeepHeart can become.”

“Garmin Health is excited to work with an innovative company like
Cardiogram on this ground-breaking research that aligns with our apnea
and AFib studies already underway,” said Travis Johnson, Global Product
Lead, Garmin Health. “Garmin is committed to the development of
wearables that can lead to the detection of serious health conditions.
Combining the high-quality sensor data of Garmin devices with the
powerful capabilities of Cardiogram DeepHeart will provide our customers
with meaningful health insights that can improve their everyday life and
opportunities to reduce their health care costs.”

Starting today, owners of Garmin devices featuring optical heart rate
may download Cardiogram from the App

and Google
Play™ store
. They may also opt-in to participate in the Cardiogram mRhythm
research study
with UCSF Cardiology.

“In the long term, we think wearables will save lives. People love to
engage with their heart rate data day-to-day. The average user opens
Cardiogram three times per day,” said Johnson Hsieh. “Your heart rate
changes from minute-to-minute, and it reflects everything that happens
in your life.”

The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to
enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Garmin Health
provides enterprise solutions that leverage Garmin wearables and the
high-quality sensor data they produce for use in the corporate wellness,
population health, and patient monitoring markets.

About Garmin

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, fēnix, and Forerunner are registered trademarks of
Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries. Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks
of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a
trademark of Google Inc. All other brands, product names, company names,
trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective
owners. All rights reserved.

About Cardiogram

Cardiogram (
transforms ordinary consumer wearables with heart rate sensors into a
personal healthcare companion. In multiple clinical studies with more
than 14,011 participants, Cardiogram has validated accuracy of an
artificial intelligence-based algorithm, DeepHeart, in detecting
multiple major health conditions, including atrial fibrillation, sleep
apnea, hypertension, and diabetes (
Wearable device owners can download Cardiogram for iOS and Android from
the Apple App Store (
and Google Play Store (

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This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd.
and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current
expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in
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a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting
Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 30, 2017, filed
by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file
number 0-31983). A copy of such Form 10-K is available at
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Garmin International Inc. Mary Thompson Woodbury, 913-397-8200 [email protected]