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Apr 2, 2014

Omega Updates Its Classic Speedmaster Mark II

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

1969 was a memorable year for humankind. For the first time, we broke our terrestrial bonds and set foot on another world – and the astronauts who took those first steps on the lunar surface were equipped with OMEGA Speedmaster Professional chronographs.

The same year, OMEGA introduced the new-look Speedmaster Mark II, a timepiece with a streamlined case that was powered by the same space-tested, hand-wound calibre 1861 found inside the Moonwatch”.

In 2014 OMEGA has reintroduced this classic Speedmaster Mark II and updated it to include an automatic movement and tachymetric scale that is visible in the most limited light – a first in the iconic Speedmaster family…

Apr 2, 2014

Omega Commemorates 45th Anniversary Of The First Lunar Landing With Limited Edition Timepiece

Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

In July of 1969, two NASA astronauts became the first human beings ever to set foot on the surface of a celestial body. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the Moon, they had met the challenge delivered only a few years earlier by President John F. Kennedy. The feat has been described as one of mankind’s crowning technological achievements and OMEGA was literally on hand on this historic occasion.

Strapped around his spacesuit, Buzz Aldrin had an OMEGA Speedmaster Professional chronograph. Neil Armstrong had left his own Speedmaster aboard the Lunar Landing Module as a reliable backup to the electronic timekeeping system…

Apr 2, 2014

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial

The 38.5 mm or 41.5 mm case is available with a bicolour combination of stainless steel and 18K red or yellow gold, or in understated stainless steel. The polished and brushed case has a polished bezel and a matt-polished screw-in crown.

The lacquered black, silvery, blue, grey or champagne dial features the striking “Teak Concept” vertical lines that are associated with the timepieces in the Aqua Terra collection. Rhodium-plated or 18K gold indexes match the facetted central hour, minute and seconds hands, which are enhanced with diamond-polished sides contrasting the brushed top. The 41.5 mm model’s central seconds hand is either varnished in orange, rhodium-plated or crafted from 18K gold…

Apr 2, 2014

Omega's Classic Seamaster 300 Reintroduced

Omega Seamaster 300

In 1957, OMEGA introduced its Seamaster 300 – a watch designed specifically for divers and professionals who worked underwater. The unidirectional rotating bezel and diving scale, along with the combination of a black dial, lighter indexes and large hands and numbers, made it possible for divers to read the time in a variety of light conditions whether they were on land or below the ocean’s surface.

More than half a century later, the Seamaster 300 is reintroduced in a completely upgraded and enhanced form, prepared to equip a new generation of adventurers on land and in the oceans…

Mar 27, 2014

Casio PRW6000Y Pro Trek Watch Offers Carbon Fiber and Triple Sensor Ver. 3 Technologies

Casio PRW6000Y

Casio announced today the release of its newest men’s outdoor watch within the PRO TREK line of watches – the PRW6000Y. Redefining tough, the PRW6000Y combines high performance, innovative functionality, and a comprehensive feature set that make it the ideal, go-anywhere men’s watch worthy of your off-road travels.

“Casio’s PRO TREK PRW6000Y does not skimp on features, as it will give you access to a range of data and stand up to the harshest of environments,” said David Johnson, vice president of Casio’s Timepiece Division…

Mar 26, 2014

Casio Unveils GPS-Enabled G-Shock GPW1000 and Bluetooth-Enabled Edifice EQB-500

Casio GPW1000

Casio is proud to unveil two new concepts for high-performance analog watches. The first is the G-SHOCK GPW1000, the world’s first watch with a hybrid system for receiving Global Positioning System (GPS) information and Radio Wave signals. The second is the EDIFICE EQB-500, which enables users to link their smartphone using Bluetooth v4.0 technology. Both timepieces will be on display at Baselworld 2014 in Switzerland in Casio’s booth, Hall 1, B13…

Mar 20, 2014

Baby-G Showcases Neon Women’s Watches

Casio BGA117-1B1

This spring, Casio Baby-G is sporting its newest model, the BGA117, showcasing a simple and fashion-forward style. Combining the timeless look of a matte black band and a fun pop of neon color, these new women’s watches are perfect for the sporty yet fashionable female.

Baby-G reconnects with its inner “glow” this March, introducing three new neon shades. Each colorway adds just the right pop of color to complement the effortlessly chic style, giving them a coveted “boyfriend look.” The matte finish black resin band and ion plated stainless steel bezel bring out the radiance of the neon accenting…

Mar 18, 2014

G-Shock Unveils Camouflage Men’s Watches GDX6900CM and GD120CM

Casio GDX6900CM-5

Casio G-SHOCK unveils a new collection of entirely modern watches with an all-over coating of a classic tiger and woodland camouflage prints that match the rough-and-ready nature of the watches. The camo series by G-SHOCK will be released in two waves this spring.

The first watch to hit the streets is the XL GDX6900CM, with multi-angle tiger camo printed case, band and dial, available in two colorways: tan and grey. With an emphasis on superior performance and unrivaled functionality, the GDX6900CM-5 and the GDX6900CM-8 are equipped with a 10-year battery and auto Super Illuminator LED light for high visibility under low-light conditions…

Mar 11, 2014

Casio Debuts Arabic Index Watch Series

Casio GAC110-1A

G-SHOCK debuts a new look for Spring Summer 2014 with the launch of two new men’s watch models within its classic series.

The analog only GAC110 features Arabic numerals at the 12 o’clock position and minute markers around the outer rim. This XL (52.7mm case) collection is available in subtle matte black with red accents (GAC110-1A) as well as in a distinct deep purple with contrasting neon green accents (GAC110-6A).

The three GA310 models feature Arabic numerals at both the 12 and 6 o’clock positions and seamlessly combine fashion and function with its hybrid analog/digital format (ana-digi)…

Feb 6, 2014

Casio Debuts Winter G-Lide GLS8900 Series

Casio G-Lide GLS8900-2

Casio G-SHOCK is back with an impressive assortment of the WINTER G-LIDE GLS8900 series. Emphasizing superior functionality and performance, the recent G-LIDE collection is designed for athletes specializing in winter sports including snowboarding, cross-country and freestyle skiing.

The technology showcased in the WINTER G-LIDE GLS8900 is ideal for athletes competing in cold weather environments due to its impressive ability to function in sub-zero conditions. A low temperature resistant LCD that can tolerate temperatures to -20C means that G-SHOCK WINTER G-GLIDE is suited for athletes as well as the spectators cheering them on…