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Our Achievements

Seiko has launched many epoch-making products in the world. Seiko's cutting-edge innovation has made possible a continuous stream of world's first watches.

  • 1969
  • 1973
  • 1975
  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1988
  • 1990
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2012

1969 1969 Seiko Astron, world's first quartz watch
1973 1973 world's first LCD quartz watch with six-digit digital display
1975 1975 world's first multi function digital watch
1982 1982 world's first TV watch
1983 1983 world's first watch with sound-recording functions
1983 world's first analog quartz watch with chronograph
1984 1984 world's first watch with computer functions
1988 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 1990 world's first computerised diver's watch "Scubamaster"
1991   Perpetual calendar with the world's first "millennium-plus
calendar"
1998 1998 Perpetual calendar watch driven by world’s smallest ultrasonic
micromotor
1999 1999 world's first "Spring Drive" watch
2005 2005 world's first 3-band radio wave controlled watch
2006 2006 world's first watch with electrophoresis display module
"Spectrum"
2007 2007 world's first Spring Drive Chronograph to measure
elapsed time in glide motion
2008 2008 world's first watch ever designed specifically for a
space walk (Spring Drive Spacewalk)
2010 2010 world’s first EPD watch with an active matrix system
2012 2012 the world's first GPS solar watch “Seiko Astron.” It recognizes
all the 39 time zones on earth.