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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
19691969Seiko Astron, world's first quartz watch
19731973world's first LCD quartz watch with six-digit digital display
19751975world's first multi function digital watch
19821982world's first TV watch
19831983world's first watch with sound-recording functions
1983world's first analog quartz watch with chronograph
19841984world's first watch with computer functions
19881988world'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
19901990world's first computerised diver's watch "Scubamaster"
1991 Perpetual calendar with the world's first "millennium-plus
calendar"
19981998Perpetual calendar watch driven by world’s smallest ultrasonic
micromotor
1998Seiko Thermic, world's first watch driven by body heat
19991999world's first "Spring Drive" watch
20052005world's first 3-band radio wave controlled watch
20062006world's first watch with electrophoresis display module
"Spectrum"
20072007world's first Spring Drive Chronograph to measure
elapsed time in glide motion
20082008world's first watch ever designed specifically for a
space walk (Spring Drive Spacewalk)
20102010world’s first EPD watch with an active matrix system
20122012the world's first GPS solar watch “Seiko Astron.” It recognizes
all the 39 time zones on earth.