The company was founded in 1946 and has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of watches and calculators. Casio watches are equipped with advanced features such as GPS synchronization, shock resistance, water resistance, stopwatch, alarm, LED display, calculators, multiple alarms, timer functions, among others; they are also available in a variety of styles and colors, including sporty, classic, high-end models. Casio's watch collections also include models for outdoor activities, such as hiking and camping, as well as for scuba diving activities.