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'Bishop, how much time?' Seiko re-releases Ripley's 'Aliens' watch

Seiko Japan is doing a second run of the 1983 Chronograph 7A28-7000, worn in "Aliens" by Sigourney Weaver.

By November 22, 2015


Steve Jobs' battered watch from iconic Mac photo fetches $42,000

A handful of the late Apple CEO's personal effects, including a Seiko wristwatch and one of his signature black turtlenecks, sold for thousands at auction over the weekend.

By February 21, 2016


Seiko unleashes stylish 'Star Wars' watches

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Seiko released a limited-edition series of "Star Wars"-themed watches featuring Yoda, Darth Vader, and other characters from the sci-fi franchise.

By September 26, 2012


Unicycle-riding bot Seiko-chan learns new trick

Now, in addition to riding forward and backward at 2 inches per second and idling in place, she can navigate a curved balance beam.

By September 29, 2010


Seiko's e-ink watch makes its mark

$2,000 timepiece is marketed for women

By April 18, 2007


Seiko SmartPad reaches Pocket PC

Seiko Instruments said Monday that it is bringing its SmartPad to handhelds that run Microsoft's Pocket PC operating system. The SmartPad, which has been available for some time for handhelds running the Palm OS, consists of special legal-size notepad and a "beaming" device. It allows people to write in normal ink onto a legal pad and have those notes also show up on a handheld. The handheld must be placed on the SmartPad so that it can receive the notes via its infrared port. Seiko said the SmartPad for Pocket PC will be available later this month for $169 and works with Hewlett-Packard's Jornada and Compaq's iPaq handhelds.

December 3, 2001


Joint venture to light up display tech

Inkjet printer company Seiko Epson and start-up Cambridge Display team up to popularize an emerging display technology that could rival liquid crystal displays.

By June 14, 2002


Japan's Epson does cheap Pentium II

Seiko Epson in Japan introduces a Pentium II PC that at about $1,550 may be the least expensive system of its kind in the world.

December 2, 1997