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ITC Bolsters Ban On Garmin® DownVü™ Products

ITC Bolsters Ban On Garmin® DownVü™ Products

Commission Confirms that the Limited Exclusion Order Covers Garmin DownVü™ Products as well as Head Units and Transducers to Be Sold Together Egersund, Norway – Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands – announced today that on August 18, 2016 the International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled yet again that Garmin DownVü™ scanning sonar products may not be imported into the United States because they violate Navico’s patents for DownScan Imaging™ technology. This latest ruling confirms that Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) has been improperly circumventing the ITC’s December 2015 exclusion order. The ITC issued a modified […]

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Navico To Get New Owners To Support Further Growth

Navico To Get New Owners To Support Further Growth

Navico Holding AS (Navico) is to be Acquired by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV Navico – a leading provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands – announced today that Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV have partnered and signed an agreement to acquire Navico from the Altor 2003 Fund. Navico is an innovative force within the recreational and commercial marine electronics market and has a […]

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Navico and Naviop Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Glass Bridge Management System

Navico and Naviop Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Glass Bridge Management System

All vessel services interconnected by the brand new NAVICO-NAVIOP network. Navico, the world’s largest recreational marine electronics company and Naviop, international leader in monitoring and control systems for yachts and luxury Megayachts, today announced the launch of a powerful new partnership. The companies will bring together their technology expertise to further develop state-of-the-art solutions for displaying and controlling sophisticated navigation, monitoring and control systems. The new network will connect all vessel services with a single touch. The two companies also aim […]

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Simrad® R3016 12U/6X IMO SOLAS CAT 3 Radar System For The Commercial Market

Simrad® R3016 12U/6X IMO SOLAS CAT 3 Radar System For The Commercial Market

The new R3016 12U/6X  IMO type approved radar system that delivers a powerful solution in a compact package. Announcing the launch of the Simrad® R3016 12U/6X IMO SOLAS CAT 3 Radar System for the commercial shipping market. The new R3016 12U/6X  IMO type approved radar solution is ideal for use aboard CAT 3 SOLAS vessels1, workboats, tugs and coastal fishing boats. Its 12-kilowatt X-Band transceiver and 6-foot open array scanner are designed for high reliability and low maintenance. Alongside the […]

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GoFree Announces The Release Of The New HOOKED™ Fishing App

GoFree Announces The Release Of The New HOOKED™ Fishing App

Challenge your fishing skills with the new free app ready for download on Apple and Android mobile devices GoFree – the provider of digital content and services and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad and B&G – announced today the release of its new fishing app – GoFree HOOKED™. The GoFree HOOKED app is a mobile tracking solution for anglers, with the capability to record and share every fishing trip – whether from a […]

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Garmin® Violates Navico Patents, Required To Stop Import And Sale Of DownVu™ Products

Garmin® Violates Navico Patents, Required To Stop Import And Sale Of DownVu™ Products

Commission Upholds Marine Electronics Leader’s Patents for DownScan Imaging™ Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands –announced today that the International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Garmin Ltd. DownVu™scanning sonar products violate Navico’s patents for DownScan Imaging™technology. This ruling reverses an initial determination issued by an Administrative Law Judge this past July, previously announced by Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). In addition, this is the second adverse ruling […]

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Introducing The New GoFree Get Hooked App

Introducing The New GoFree Get Hooked App

The GoFree Hooked app for iOS is the ideal mobile tracking solution for anglers. Capable of recording and sharing every fishing trip – whether from boat or shore. With Hooked, you now have an app that Challenges you to be a better angler whether it is You vs. The Water or You vs. Other Anglers. Record a Catch – Save the time, location and navigation track of each catch with a fast and simple “Catch” feature Trip History – Review […]

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Lowrance Debuts StructureScan 3D

Lowrance Debuts StructureScan 3D

Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the release of a game-changing,sonar-imaging system – Lowrance StructureScan 3D. Lowrance StructureScan 3D allows anglers to easily see fish, underwater structure and bottom contours in a stunning three-dimensional display on their HDS Gen3fishfinder/chartplotter. StructureScan 3D imaging quickly scans underwater terrain and fish-holding structure to createhigh-resolution, 180-degree super-wide, three-dimensional views – in depths to 300 feet and as far as 600 feet port and starboard. Yielding captivating images withunprecedenteddetail, StructureScan […]

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Start Line Advantage For Sailors With B&G RacePanel

Start Line Advantage For Sailors With B&G RacePanel

New racing software from B&G helps to get you at the front of the pack… B&G, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce the latest in its software updates for the award winning Zeus2 series multi-functional displays (MFD) and Glass Helm systems. The new software focuses on racing startline technology that helps the navigator put the yacht in the right place at the right time during the start of a race. The update can even […]

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Simrad Releases GO7 Standalone Multi-Touch Display

Simrad Releases GO7 Standalone Multi-Touch Display

Marine Electronics Leader Launches Affordable Entry-Level Chartplotter Display Romsey, UK – Simrad Yachting, a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, announced today the release of the GO7 standalone multi-touch chartplotter and echo sounder. Offering boaters an affordable option for electronic navigation, the feature-packed GO7 is an ideal fit for RIBs, runabouts and cruisers, providing quick and easy access to the vital information boaters require to safely maximise their time on […]

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