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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.wikipedia
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Quartz clock

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In 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron, the world's first production quartz watch; when it was introduced, it cost the same as a medium-sized car. On December 25, 1969, Seiko released the world’s first quartz watch, the Seiko Quartz ASTRON, which marked the beginning of the quartz revolution.
The world's first quartz watch, however, was unveiled by Seiko as the Astron in December 1969.

Ginza

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The company was founded in 1881, when Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan.
The building and the clock tower were originally built by Kintarō Hattori, the founder of Seiko.

Clock

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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.
In 1969, Seiko produced the world's first quartz wristwatch, the Astron.

Automatic quartz

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In the late 1980s, Seiko produced the first automatic quartz that combined the self-energizing attributes of an automatic watch with quartz accuracy.
Japanese company Seiko pioneered the technique which it unveiled at the Baselworld 1986 trade show under the trial name AGM.

Seiko Group

Seiko Holdings is one of the three core companies of the Seiko Group.
Seiko Group is a Japanese corporate group consisting of three core companies Seiko Holdings Corp. (Seiko), Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) and Seiko Epson Corp (Epson).

Pulsar (watch)

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Seiko Corporation of America is responsible for the distribution of Seiko watches and clocks, as well as Pulsar and Lorus brand watches, in the United States.
Pulsar is a brand of watch and currently a division of Seiko Watch Corporation of America (SCA).

Watch

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The company was founded in 1881, when Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.
In 1959 Seiko placed an order with Epson (a daughter company of Seiko and the 'brain' behind the quartz revolution) to start developing a quartz wristwatch.

Quartz crisis

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On December 25, 1969, Seiko released the world’s first quartz watch, the Seiko Quartz ASTRON, which marked the beginning of the quartz revolution.
It caused a significant decline of the Swiss watchmaking industry, which chose to remain focused on traditional mechanical watches, while the majority of the world's watch production shifted to Asian companies such as Seiko, Citizen and Casio in Japan that embraced the new electronic technology.

Alba (watch)

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Seiko produces watches with quartz, kinetic, solar, and mechanical movements of varying prices, ranging from around ¥4,000 (US$45) (sold under the brand Alba) to ¥50,000,000 (US$554,000).
Alba is a sub-brand of Seiko Watch Corporation that produces a line of wristwatches.

Seiko Epson

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Currently watch movements are made in Shizukuishi, Iwate (SII Morioka Seiko Instruments), Ninohe, Iwate (SII Ninohe Tokei Kogyo), Shiojiri, Nagano (Seiko Epson) and their subsidiaries in China, Malaysia and Singapore.
It is one of three core companies of the Seiko Group, a name traditionally known for manufacturing Seiko timepieces since its founding.

COSC

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The new caliber also met the Grand Seiko Standard, a chronometer certification that the company claims to be more strict than the Chronometer Certificate in Switzerland.
The Japanese have largely abandoned the accolade, replacing it with in-house testing to a slightly more strict standard as with, for example, the Grand Seiko.

Wako (retailer)

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Wako was founded in 1881 by Kintarō Hattori as a watch and jewelry shop called K. Hattori (now Seiko Holdings Corporation) in Ginza.

Seiko DS-250

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During the 1980s, the company produced a notable range of digital synthesizers, such as the DS-250, for use in electronic music.
The DS-250 was an electronic keyboard manufactured in 1985 by Seiko and was considered a commercial failure.

Seiko Instruments

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Currently watch movements are made in Shizukuishi, Iwate (SII Morioka Seiko Instruments), Ninohe, Iwate (SII Ninohe Tokei Kogyo), Shiojiri, Nagano (Seiko Epson) and their subsidiaries in China, Malaysia and Singapore.
In 1937 Daini Seikosha Co., Ltd., literally the second workshop for manufacturing Seiko timepieces, was established in Kamedo, Kōtō, Tokyo as a spin-off of the watch manufacturing division from Seikosha, so is also making the Seiko watches even now.

Novak Djokovic

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On Friday January 10, 2014 on the eve of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Shinji Hattori, President of Seiko Watch Corporation, presented to Novak Djokovic a Seiko 5 limited edition worth $1700.
At the same time he entered into an endorsement deal with Japanese watch manufacturer Seiko, having just ended his affiliation with their rivals Audemars Piguet.

2019 World Athletics Championships

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In collaboration with Seiko, a starting blocks camera view was broadcast from the Khalifa International Stadium's Block Cams.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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Seiko created a digital watch styled after Venom Snake's timepiece in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
The cycle is able to be fast-forwarded when Snake lights a "Phantom Cigar", a type of electronic cigar; a digital silver Seiko watch panel appears on screen to denote time.

North American Soccer League

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Seiko was the official timekeeper of the North American Soccer League during the 2014 season.
The league reached a deal with Seiko to serve as the official timekeeper of the NASL starting with the 2014 season.

Holding company

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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.

Electronics

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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.

Semiconductor

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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.

Optics

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Seiko Holdings Corporation, commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.