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Innovation and Refinement in Wristwatch Technology

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Seiko is a remarkable company. Since 1881 they have designed, built, manufactured and sold almost every type, size and style of wristwatch – including integrated TVs, computers, and a wide variety of display technologies. Today, Seiko leads the world with with their Kinetic and Spring Drive technologies. This talk covers the history of Seiko, and its world-leading technologies.

Mark Mills is Technical Advisor for Seiko UK as well as Seiko Regional Technical Instructor for the Europe Region. After leaving school in 1968 Mark has worked continuously in the horological world starting with a 7-year watchmaking apprenticeship. He has worked on all manner of clocks, from the humble wristwatch to turret clocks, alarms, mechanical and quartz watches.

He is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute. He joined the Board of the BHI in 1996, and has held the positions of Director of Education, Vice Chairman, and Chairman in 2007.

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