While the company has yet to make a strap big enough to fit around a person’s chest, that hasn’t stopped Citizen watches from being “close to the hearts of individuals all over.”
For nearly 100 years, Citizen watches have produced timepieces that seemingly fit and support lifestyles led by people all over the world.
The original name, the Shokosha Watch Research Institute, was developed in 1918. Ever since the company has altered with the times, not only just producing fine males’s and girls’ watches, but also dive watches, Eco-Drive watches and atomic watches as well.
This watch development has actually established Citizen as the world’s biggest watchmaker, a title the company has held for the last 20+ years.
Yet Citizen watches are not just defined by the huge size of the worldwide timekeeping giant, but likewise by the maker’s creativity and innovation.
According to the company, Citizen watches was accountable for the world’s slimmest LCD view and the very first voice acknowledgment watch.
Resident watches also gave the world a look at the first expert dive watch with an electric sensor when the company introduced it.
Resident watches have also been on the cutting edge in the worldwide shift to alternative energy and “green” technology. The business is maybe best known for its Eco-Drive collection of Citizen men’s watches and Citizen ladies’ watches that never need a battery to power the motion inside the watch.
” Fueled by light,” as the style line’s motto states, creates less rubbish and more use out of the existing rechargeable power cell inside of the timepiece. A solar panel, which is nearly unnoticeable, that is set up inside the watch beneath the dial is where the watch catches the light is exposed to and in turn is powered by.
Citizen Eco-Drive enjoys can be charged by direct exposure to both natural sunlight and any kind of synthetic light. For their entire lifetimes, Citizen Eco-Drive watches will never require battery replacements.
Featuring crystals composed of scratch-resistant mineral glass or almost scratch-proof sapphire, bands and cases crafted from stainless steel, titanium or ceramics, the materials chosen by Citizen watches are just as important to the company as the precision of timekeeping, chronograph information and radio regulated accuracy as well.
The companies most current entry into the market is its Skyhawk A-T radio managed atomic-timekeeping flight chronograph. This model instantly integrates with atomic clocks all over the world, providing the wearer the time in not only his/her time zone, but the time in all world time zones.
Citizen dive watches also include the Eco-drive technology for those users who desire a wrist watch for aquatic use. Diving watches include 200-meter water resistance and thick, extra-long rubberized straps that are developed to fit over wetsuits. Some Citizen diving watches even consist of electrical sensing units, depth evaluates and dive computers for even the most demanding users as well.