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Since its establishment in 1881, SEIKO CORPORATION has continuously built a reputation for precision, reliability and excellence in advancing technology.
“Never look back, look forward, step forward even if only half a step at a time, knowing how to be flexible in order to accept changes, be sincere” Kintaro HATTORI – Founder of SEIKO
SEIKO believes that the wristwatch is an intimate accessory. The best watches live in harmony and interact with the wearer, and their functions offer a reassuring and emotionally satisfying bond.
SEIKO’s technological development is focused on the creation of ’emotional technologies.
Emotional technology creates the interaction between the wearer and the product.
A young SEIKO engineer started to wonder how he could make his dream of “the ever-lasting watch” come true. In his vision: a watch wound by a mainspring and with one-second-a-day accuracy, a precision that only the finest electronic watches could deliver. This engineer, Yoshikazu Akahane, was a persistent and dedicated man. It took him 28 years, countless set-backs and over 600 prototypes, but he and his team eventually succeeded by inventing new technologies in every aspect of the watchmaker’s art. In 2005, SEIKO Spring Drive came of age.