Company Celebrates Launch of Two New Timepieces
On Tuesday evening, October 20th, Citizen Watch Company of America celebrated the launch of a new technologically advanced satellite timepiece: the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS. Alongside its companion, the Satellite Wave F900, the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS features the fastest GPS sync time to date, with worldwide reception.
In 2011, Citizen was the first watch brand to create a light powered satellite timekeeping watch, the Eco-Drive Satellite Wave, with capabilities of syncing to satellites in space to display accurate time anywhere in the world. Since then, the brand has focused on developing a better Eco-Drive Satellite Wave model. In 2013, Citizen introduced the Satellite Wave Air, with a three-layered dial inspired by jet engines and the first light powered satellite timekeeping watch in a full metal case. In 2014, Citizen launched the thinnest and fastest satellite watch, the Satellite Wave F100. The launch of the Satellite Wave F900 and World Time GPS in 2015 takes this technology and innovation to a new level, for not only CITIZEN, but the entire watch industry Once again, the brand continues to build on the “Better Starts Now” brand statement with inspiring new offerings.
A truly technologically advanced satellite timepiece, the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS model includes worldwide reception, with a 3-second reception time, in 27 cities (40 time zones). One of the most significant advantages of the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS is once fully charged it will stay powered for up to 2 years. “The driving goal at Citizen is always to do things better and to make technology more accessible to everyone,” said Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watch Company of America. “This new timepiece will bring satellite technology to a broader market of watch enthusiasts.”
To celebrate the launch of these remarkable timepieces, Citizen this evening hosted a historic “Time, Space and Innovation” event in their Flagship store located in the heart of Times Square, NYC.
Event highlights included:
Brian Greene kept the audience rapt with his perspective on “Time and Einstein.” He is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list; and were the basis of two award-winning NOVA mini-series, which he hosted. Professor Greene co-founded the World Science Festival in 2008 and serves as Chairman of the Board.
Oded Aharonson, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, provided an illuminating up-to-the-minute perspective on telling time in space. Professor Aharonson has served as an investigator in many NASA flight missions including the Mars Exploration Rovers and the Cassini Mission to Saturn.
Artist Michael Benson also premiered images from: Otherworlds: Visions of Our Solar System, an exhibit opening at the Natural History Museum, London in 2016. An exhibition of its large-scale photographic prints was previously displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and a large-scale exhibition: Beyond was featured in the Art Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution‘s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
In addition, Citizen Watch Company and the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning are honoring physics student and Bergen County Technical School Senior Michelle Baird as a Science Star of the Future in recognition of her exceptional abilities and drive which serve as inspiration for her academic community.
Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watch Company of America said, “We could not be more pleased to introduce our important new advancements in Citizen Satellite Wave technology with this stellar team of leaders from the worlds of science, space and innovation. This event is an exciting acknowledgment of our brand’s extraordinary history in technological firsts,” he added.
Satellite Wave-World Time GPS
- $1,150.00 MSRP
- Eco-Drive Technology
- Stainless Steel Case and Bracelet
- Satellite GPS Timekeeping System with Worldwide Reception Area
- Satellite Reception Speed: 3 Seconds
- World Time in 27 Cities (40 Time Zones)
- Perpetual Calendar
- Daylight Savings Time Indicator
- Power Reserve Indicator
- Light Level Indicator
- Day and Date
- WR 100M