Garmin Entering The PC Software Market

Garmin-mobile-pcThe GPS PC market is about to change with GPS heavyweight Garmin entering the space. This will be another on our stop at CES.

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced Garmin Mobile PC, a navigation package that turns laptops and other mobile PCs into powerful navigators. Garmin Mobile PC was announced in conjunction with the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and will be on display at the Garmin booth (#35832, South Hall 4).

““Garmin Mobile PC gives travelers an easy and inexpensive way to get more from a device they already own — their laptop,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. ““Plus, it offers many of the same real-time features found on high-end portable GPS devices like weather and fuel price information.”

The Garmin Mobile PC with GPS 20x bundle will be available in April for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $99.99. The software only version of Garmin Mobile PC is expected to be available for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $59.99. For more information, visit www.garmin.com.

via LapTopGPSWorld.com

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