Recently, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., has released a brand new G-SHOCK Watch GW-A1000, which features Casio’s “Smart Access” System for efficient operation. It is an addition to the G-SHOCK line of Gravity Defier aviator concept watches. The new model is featured with Casio’s tough TRIPLE G RESIST construction.
The latest watch from Casio offers a wide range of functions that are especially effective for pilots. With the intuitive method of turning the crown switch, the wearer can select the time in different cities around the world. In addition, with just a simple press of the switch, the wearer can switch between home time and world time, or instantly display Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
The “Smart Access” system enables convenient, simple operation of the watch’s wide range of features, including a “fly-back” function that allows the stopwatch to be instantly reset and start during operation as well as instant temperature display at the press of a button.
The GW-A1000 also boasts of new toughness technology into a new construction called TRIPLE G RESIST which comprises of new vibration resistance in addition to resistance to shock and centrifugal force.
With a view to resist the strong vibrations that occur at the time of handling aircraft controls, a gel-like material has been incorporated around and behind the watch module to absorb shock. The crown switch, which is the main “Smart Access” control, features a quick-lock for reliable locking and release. The bezel also performs as a guard to help resist shock.
The front of the watch is designed to look like a cockpit instrument. Besides, there is a luminescent coating on the distinctive extra-wide hands and on the numerals, making the watch easy to read at night. On the rear, the TRIPLE G RESIST logo has been engraved on hammered metal, for a solid look.
The watch is also solar-powered and radio-controlled, with automatic time calibration using standard radio waves from six transmitters around the world.