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||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
|1998||Perpetual calendar watch driven by world’s smallest ultrasonic
|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
|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.