Casio watches are known for their ability to do more technologically advanced activities than just timekeeping. Casio's belief is Creativity and Contribution which is portrayed through their vast amount of technologically advanced products. Casio has shown to the world that watches can be useful for getting information as well. These watches are known for their looks as well as their purpose. Casio has developed watches which can capture, maintain and exhibit an assortment of data, including images, temperature, longitude etc. History: The Casio Company was started in 1946 by Mr. Tadao Kashio. They were one of the first watch companies to manufacture the now famous quartz crystal watches. The quartz watches produced by Casio were available in both digital and analog styles. In 1974, Casio released a computerized watch, the CASIOTRON, which not only showed the hours, minutes, and seconds, but also had a unique function that could automatically determine the number of days in a month and whether or not the current year was a leap year. In 1978, Casio produced the first watch with LCD screen. In 1989, the first digital watch with the sensors for forecasting weather trends was produced. In 1993, a wrist watch with digital compass was released. Casio make their products conductive to different active lifestyles and the choices are endless when it comes to purchasing the watch that will suit your lifestyle.