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Thomas H Walters, Jay Dee Krull, Ronald B Kabler: Apparatus, systems and methods for navigation data transfer between portable devices. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, November 9, 2004: US06816782 (250 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, systems, and methods for navigation data transfer between portable devices are provided. A handheld electronic device is provided which includes a processor and a memory adapted to communicate with the processor. The memory is adapted to store navigation related data. The navigation relat ...


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Jonathan C Burrell, David F Lammers Meis: Wearable electronic device. Garmin, Kevin E West, Samuel M Korte, July 8, 2008: US07398151 (186 worldwide citation)

A wearable electronic device (10) is disclosed comprising a location determining component (12) enclosed by an elongated housing (14) and a strap (16) operable to secure the housing to a user's forearm for use during exercise or other periods of activity. The housing (14) includes a display (30) and ...


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Wai C Lee, Tracy L Olivier, Ryan T Moore, Claudette D Fisher, David J Downey, John H Lovitt, Scott J Brunk: Personal training device using GPS data. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, January 4, 2005: US06837827 (171 worldwide citation)

A personal training device (10) adapted to assist a user in reaching performance goals, navigating, and accumulating performance statistics. In a preferred embodiment, the device broadly comprises a housing (10); an attachment mechanism (30); a GPS component (40); a user interface (50), including an ...


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Roar Berg johansen: Systems and methods for controlling brightness of an avionics display. Garmin AT, Devon A Rolf, January 11, 2005: US06841947 (166 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for systems and methods for dimming a LED matrix functioning as a backlight to an avionics display. A system according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a processor for receiving inputs of ambient lighting and temperature, as well as light generated b ...


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Jeffrey D Minelli: Rugged, waterproof, navigation device with touch panel. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, June 15, 2004: US06751552 (159 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods are provided which include a rugged, waterproof, navigation device having a touch panel. The device includes a portable, and/or handheld navigation device. The navigation device includes a processor and a memory adapted to communicate with the processor. The memory is ad ...


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Thomas H Walters, Cliff A Pemble, Min H Kao: Systems and methods with integrated GPS and dead reckoning capabilities. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, October 5, 2004: US06801855 (157 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for complementary navigation devices with various integrated positioning functionality. The navigation method includes providing a first navigation device. The first navigation device includes a triangulation positioning functionality. The method includes providing a ...


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Thomas H Walters, Cliff A Pemble, Min H Kao: Portable navigation device with integrated GPS and dead reckoning capabilities. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, February 1, 2005: US06850844 (151 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, systems and methods are provided for portable navigation devices with various integrated positioning functionality. The apparatus includes a portable electronic device having a processor in communication with a memory. The memory is adapted to store navigation related data. The navigation ...


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Lawrence W Beason, David J Laverick, Tracy Olivier, Scott Burgett: GPS device with compass and altimeter and method for displaying navigation information. Garmin Corporation, Devon A Rolf, March 4, 2003: US06529827 (142 worldwide citation)

A portable, handheld electronic navigation device includes an altimeter, a compass, and a GPS unit. An internal memory stores cartographic data, for displaying the cartographic data on a display of the navigation device. Accordingly, the device is capable of displaying cartographic data surrounding ...


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Michael E Childs, Darin J Beesley: PDA systems, functional data, and methods for generating a route. Garmin, Devon A Rolf, September 7, 2004: US06789012 (140 worldwide citation)

PDA devices, systems, functional data and methods are provided for an improved route generation. A PDA with route generation capabilities includes a processor communicating with a memory. The memory includes a current location of the PDA, one or more available locations, and a destination of the PDA ...


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Philip I Straub, Dale R Langner: Cockpit instrument panel systems and methods with redundant flight data display. Garmin International, Devon A Rolf, January 11, 2005: US06842672 (138 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for integrated control, access, and presentation of flight information within the cockpit. Cockpit instrument systems and methods are provided which include a first cockpit instrument panel which has a first display proximately located to a first bezel. The first dis ...