History

Navman is a leading manufacturer of world-class marine electronics and Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. Established in 1986, the New Zealand based company provides a diverse range of navigation technologies across wide ranging industries.

Navman holds a unique position as an electronics company, employing more than 500 staff involved in the design, development and manufacture of products including satellite GPS receivers, chart plotters, fuel flow measurement devices, boat speed gauges, depth and wind instruments, autopilots and fish finders.

Satellite navigation technology has been a core technology for Navman's products from inception. The company recognises the need for applications in transportation, recreation, survey and personal information. The Navman range offers a complete line of GPS engines in cost effective and flexible configurations with applications as diverse as commercial fleet tracking to low cost consumer 'in-car' and mobile computing GPS products.

Navman is now an integral part of MiTAC International Corporation, and is part of the Mio family of companies. MiTAC International Corporation (MIC) was founded in 1982 with headquarters in Taiwan. MIC is a world-class technology innovator and manufacturer with over ten thousand employees worldwide and locations in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, China and Japan. The MIC portfolio includes the Magellan, Mio and Navman GPS brands, making MIC a worldwide leader in consumer GPS products.