The history of Seiko is a 130 year story of innovation. From the very start, Kintaro Hattori was determined to be at the forefront of the industry and his oft-repeated credo was that Seiko should be “Always one step ahead of the rest.”
A mechanically, electrically or electronically-controlled indicator device. An alphanumerical display uses letters and numerals to show the time. An analogue display gives the time by means of a moving indicator and a scale (generally a hand and dial).