For years, we have been told by the media that who made the first digital watch has remained a mystery. Well, it is finally time to uncover the truth and see just how much of a technological genius Albert Einstein really was.
Back in 1916, the United States of America became the first country to introduce the world to the concept of digital watches. These digital watches are also known as “digital timepieces” because they contain the capacity to keep track of the time. Although these digital watches do not use batteries, they do use the same technology as battery powered watches on the market today.
The first digital watch was produced by the Citizen Watch Company of America. A small percentage of Citizen Watch Company’s production consisted of electronic watches, but the vast majority of the company’s output was mechanical or analogue clocks, including a brand called Chronometro which included a device to show the time with a dial that was connected to the time base, as well as a display on the inside of the case that showed the time and date. A similar model to Chronometro was manufactured by the Seiko Company, which was sold in Germany as “Seiko chronograph.”
Although these were the first digital watches, they were not the first to incorporate the concept of digital timekeeping into their products. In fact, many other countries had already begun making watch models with digital time features.
One of the earliest manufacturers of digital timepieces was the German watch manufacturer Hugo Boss. A Hugo Boss Digital Watch was produced by the company between 1917 and 1920. The Hugo Boss was actually the first timepiece manufactured to be digital. This watch is still in existence and was recently auctioned off by a collector to the highest bidder.
The second digital watch to be produced by a major watch manufacturer was the NOMOS Chronometro from the Swiss company NOMOS. This watch also featured a digital time feature but instead of displaying the time in a dial or case that could be rotated, the chronograph displayed the time in a graphical display screen on the inside of the case itself. The reason that this digital watch was called Chronometro is because it was one of only two chronograph watches that were created to incorporate an oscillator that was part of the atomic clocks that were being used at the time in Switzerland.
The United States of America was quick to adopt the concept of digital watches, and soon after America began producing its own versions of these devices. This was due to the fact that most American soldiers were in the war in Europe and were forced to wear wristwatches during their duty.
Today, we have more than one digital watch that was created in America that we know about. Among these are the Omega Digital Time, the NOMOS Chronometro and the Citizen Watch Company. Today, there is even a watch that is named Chronometro2 and is produced by the Citizen Watch Company.
Some of the best brands that produce digital watches include Seiko, Hamilton, Omega and Citizen. These three companies have been the makers of many of the most popular and sought after digital watch models. Many companies are also producing watch models that were originally produced by one of these three brands.
Some people may wonder how a company that was known for a brand like chronographs and mechanical watches can have their name engraved on the Who Made the First Digital Watch. This is because these three manufacturers made their names in the digital watch industry. The Citizen Watch Company started off with making mechanical timepieces, but later developed digital watches that included the atomic clocks that incorporated time functions.
These watches came into being in the 1970s and were not released until the following year. Citizen Watch was originally known for its time pieces that were not designed with the atomic clock technology in mind but were designed with the ability to display both time and date information.
Citizen Watch Company became well known for creating watches that being both technologically advanced and stylish in design. This watch company continued to release more technological innovations to their products as the technology of digital technology evolved over the years, including the Chronometro and Chronometro2 watches.