Monday, July 25, 2011


In 1924, the first wristwatch is produced and Seikosha became the Seiko Corporation, parent company of Seiko Corporation of America. Seiko continued to produce innovative, quality watches, fallowing with the windable wristwatch, quartz clocks, transistorized table clocks, and the world's first quartz chronometers which were used in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. The world's first wall clock followed in 1968.

In 1992 Seiko continued to be the technical leader in watches and produced the kinetic watch - no batteries! This was followed by the Seiko Thermic in 1998, the first watch running completely on body heat, this was followed by the world's first micromotor in the same year. The first kinetic chronograph was introduced in 2000, a watch that was refined in 2003.

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