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Monthly Archives: March 2020

  1. Casio to Release G-SHOCK Watch with Heart Rate Monitor and GPS Functionality

    Casio to Release G-SHOCK Watch with Heart Rate Monitor and GPS Functionality

    Casio announced the release of the GBD-H1000, a watch equipped with a heart rate monitor and GPS functionality.

    The GBD-H1000 is packed with five-sensor functions. In addition to an optical sensor that can measure heart rate by detecting the blood flow under the skin, a triple sensor that measures altitude/barometric pressure, compass bearing, and temperature, and an acceleration sensor that measures step count and distance traveled, the new watch comes with GPS functionality that acquires location information. By analyzing the measured data, the watch can display an indicator of cardiorespiratory capacity. By connecting the watch with a dedicated app on a smartphone, the user can manage measurement data history such as calories burned and logged travel.

    The exterior delivers a good fit and practicality and features a high-definition, memory-in-pixel (MIP) LCD with high-contrast, a bezel configuration that is easy to operate even without looking at the buttons, large

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  2. G-SHOCK Full Metal Construction GMW-B5000 with Grid Design

    G-SHOCK Full Metal Construction GMW-B5000 with Grid Design

    Casio announced the release of a new addition to the full metal construction GMW-B5000 series that inherits the form of the first model of the G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches. The new GMW-B5000CS features a laser-carved grid design.
    The GMW-B5000 is an epoch-making series boasting an evolved exterior with full metal construction of all outer parts while maintaining the shape of the first G-SHOCK ever—the DW-5000C released in 1983—and adding further advanced functionality includingradio wave reception, theTough Solar power system, and smartphone connectivity. Since the release of the GMW-B5000 in 2018, Casio has continued to create inventive color schemes and patterns using unique CMF* combinations, including black ion plating, aged finish, and camouflage design to ensure the design of the series continues to evolve.

    Design elements such as color, material and surface finish
    In order to present G-SHOCK brand innovation while maintaining the heritage of that fir

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