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OUR ACHIEVEMENTS
For over half a century, Seiko has been at the forefront of world sport, supporting international events, including six Olympic Games, four soccer World Cups and twelve athletics World Championships. Today, our commitment to sport is wider than ever, and is expressed in our partnerships with a rising star of Russian athletics, Darya Klishina, and the world’s leading tennis player, Novak Djokovic.
1969
Seiko Astron, world's first quartz watch
1973
world's first LCD quartz watch with six-digit digital display
1975
world's first multi function digital watch
1982
world's first TV watch
1983
world's first watch with sound-recording functions
world's first analog quartz watch with chronograph
1984
world's first watch with computer functions
1988
world's first automatic power generating (A.G.S) quartz watch, later known as 'Kinetic' world's first intelligent analog quartz watch controlled by CPU-IC
1990
world's first computerised diver's watch "Scubamaster"
1991
Perpetual calendar with the world's first "millennium-plus calendar"
1998
Perpetual calendar watch driven by worlds smallest ultrasonic micromotor
Seiko Thermic, world's first watch driven by body heat
1999
world's first "Spring Drive" watch
2005
world's first 3-band radio wave controlled watch
2006
world's first watch with electrophoresis display module "Spectrum"
2007
world's first Spring Drive Chronograph to measure elapsed time in glide motion
2008
world's first watch ever designed specifically for a space walk (Spring Drive Spacewalk)
2010
world’s first EPD watch with an active matrix system
2012
the world's first GPS solar watch Seiko Astron. it recognizes all the 39 time zones on earth.