Brief history of CASIO Ltd.
Computer Co., Ltd. is a company that produces electronic products, founded
in 1946, the headquarters is located in the Japanese capital Tokyo.
Casio is known for its calculators, watches, cameras, audio equipment
and synthesizers such as, for example, the Casio vl-1. It was the first
company to market a compact all-electronic calculator.
The Casio is the first of the four major Japanese companies for the production
of watches, the world leader in digital watches and LCD also produces
Based on the characteristics, the Casio watches are divided into series.
most famous are the series G-Shock (characterized by high resistance
to mechanical stress, to electrical and electromagnetic fields, also
by posting dichroic, high durability and water resistance out of the
ordinary), and the PRO-TREK (short for Professional Trekking, which indicates
the number of accessories such as watches with compass, barometer, altimeter,
thermometer, depth etc..).
Lately however are catching G-Shock models with mixed functions of the
PRO-TREK, such as casio g / gw 9300 or the model g / gw 9200.
Other series are the Baby-G (similar to the G-Shock series, but aimed
at a female audience), the EDIFICE (watches and chronographs with hands
or hands hybrid / LCD), Sea-Pathfinder (acting addressed water use
such as calculation of lunar phases and tides, timer for racing etc..)
and Phys (able to function as a heart rate monitor and electronic trainer)
The greatest development of the company took place in January 1983, when
it launched the first digital watch series G-Shock, and later, in March
1998, when it was launched with the PRO-TREK with PRT40-BV.
All Casio watches use only the quartz movement. The electrical power
required for operation is supplied from a battery or from the normal
system "Tough Solar", where a small solar panel is integrated
in the quadrant and, when exposed to light, generates a current that
charges a battery buffer, thus eliminating the need to replace the
battery when you download.
Some watches are marked on the functionality Wave Ceptor, Casio trade
name under which refers to radio control: The date and time are automatically
synchronized with a clock signal, based on precise atomic clocks provided
by specific broadcast stations located in various parts of the globe.
watches in Italy is mainly synchronize with the signal generated by DCF77,
located in Germany near Frankfurt.
Casio official website for Europe: http://www.casio-europe.com/