OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Garmin
International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced the VIRB Ultra 30, a waterproof 1 action camera
with the power to shoot stunning Ultra HD footage at 4K/30fps.
Conveniently small and lightweight, the VIRB Ultra 30 is rugged and
ready for adventure with purpose-built features for users to tailor
and relive their action-packed VIRB footage. Thanks to its high
precision sensors and GPS, the action camera automatically gathers
meaningful G-Metrix data to show how far, how high, and how fast
users live their adventures. The versatile VIRB Ultra 30 introduces
a suite of exclusive features unmatched by any other action camera
on the market. This includes voice control2, an intuitive LCD color
touchscreen, one-touch live streaming3, 3-axis image stabilization,
and more. The action camera’s simplicity allows thrill-seekers to
focus on their favorite sport or activity without complicated camera
“OK Garmin, start recording”
“One of the best things about the VIRB Ultra 30 is how easy it is to
use, you can actually tell the camera to start and stop recording,”
said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Whether
you’re an action guru or novice, the ready-to-use VIRB Ultra 30 will
simplify the way video is captured, edited and shared.”
Shooting rich Ultra HD video at 4K/30fps or securing slow motion
video at 720p/240fps, is complimented by the action camera’s ability
to capture crisp still photos using 12MP. In addition, smooth 3-axis
image stabilization maintains steady footage regardless of the
terrain. The VIRB Ultra 30 accepts one microSD card 4 and
includes a high-sensitivity microphone that records every
breathtaking moment - even when the action camera is secured in the
included waterproof 5 case. The easy-to-use LCD color
touchscreen was also designed to work in and out of the waterproof
case to let users customize their settings and easily view what is
being recorded. Furthermore, the waterproof case features a
water-repellant, anti-glare coated lens to capture crystal clear
video in water environments and more.
The VIRB Ultra 30 embodies power made simple like no other action
camera with Sensory TrulyHandsfree voice control.2 Users
can now speak several straightforward commands to the action camera,
such as “OK Garmin, start recording,” or “OK Garmin, remember that,”
to tag specific moments from recordings that can be effortlessly
reviewed later on.
The free Garmin VIRB app allows users to easily share
high-definition VIRB Ultra 30 videos in real-time by streaming 3
live to YouTube, and upload video adventures on social media sites
such as Facebook and Garmin Connect Share. Additionally, the VIRB
app transforms smartphones or tablets into Wi-Fi remote controls for
the action camera. The feature-rich Garmin VIRB Edit is a desktop
editing software that can auto-create videos automatically
highlighting the best moments captured by the VIRB Ultra 30. Devoted
editors or newcomers can easily add preloaded music and animated G-Metrix
data gauges to show off their own thrilling experience during an
The VIRB Ultra 30 ships with a complimentary waterproof case and is
now globally available through Amazon with a suggested retail price
of $499.99. For more information, visit garmin.com/virb.
The VIRB Ultra 30 is the latest from Garmin’s consumer automotive
and camera segment, the leading worldwide provider of portable
navigation devices for automobiles, motorcycles and trucks. Garmin’s
user-friendly navigation and action camera solutions have innovative
features that provide time- and fuel-saving benefits to meet the
demands of everyday driving and outdoor living.
For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation, advancements
with camera solutions, wireless devices and applications that are
designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five
primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness,
marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit Garmin's
virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, contact the Media
Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin,
twitter.com/garmin, or youtube.com/garmin.
1Up to 40M when enclosed in the
included waterproof case: see Garmin.com/waterrating.
2Voice control available in English only.
3When paired with your compatible Apple device. See Garmin.com
4Not included. See Garmin.com/virbcards for compatibility.
5Up to 40M.