History 1970-

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  • Product History

1970s

  • May 1970

    Casio Inc., a local sales company, established in New York

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  • April 1971

    Typuter electronic inkjet typewriter announced

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  • September 1971

    AS-8 calculator, developed for sale in stationery stores, released

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  • February 1972

    Casio's first scientific calculator, fx-1, released

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  • March 1972

    Casio Europe G.m.b.H. established in Hamburg, Germany

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  • August 1972

    Casio stock authorized for transfer to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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  • September 1972

    Casio stock listed on the first section of the Osaka Stock Exchange

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  • October 1972

    Casio Computer Co., G.m.b.H. Deutschland, a local sales company, established in Hamburg, Germany

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  • June 1973

    Hachioji Factory begins operations

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  • September 1973

    Casio stock listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange

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  • May 1974

    Head office moved to Shinjuku, Tokyo

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  • September 1975

    Casio Electronics Co., Ltd., a local sales company, established in London, U.K.

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  • March 1976

    Casio Lease Co., Ltd., established in Shinjuku, Tokyo

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  • July 1976

    Σ-50ER electronic cash register (ECR) released

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  • August 1976

    X-1 wristwatch with World Time feature released

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  • December 1976

    Den-Kuro (CQ-1), first combination clock-calculator, released

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  • March 1977

    FAX-2000 facsimile machine released

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  • January 1978

    LC-78 Casio Mini Card, the first card-size calculator only 3.9-mm thick, released

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  • February 1978

    Casio Taiwan Ltd., a local production company, established in Taiwan

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  • August 1978

    V-900 personal computer released

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  • September 1978

    31-CS10B, the first watch equipped with a Casio-produced LCD, released

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  • December 1978

    F-100, first wristwatch with a plastic case, released

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  • January 1979

    Casio stock listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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  • April 1979

    Five-division organization adopted: development, technology, production, sales, and general affairs

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  • July 1979

    Kofu Casio Co., Ltd. established in Tamaho-mura in Nakakoma-gun (now Chuo City), Yamanashi Prefecture

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  • July 1979

    Hamura Research & Development Center constructed in Hamura-machi (now Hamura City), Nishitama-gun, Tokyo

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  • July 1979

    Σ-8700 series of Japanese-language office computers released

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  • August 1979

    Casio Computer (Hong Kong) Ltd. established in Hong Kong (Operations commenced in 1987)

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  • October 1979

    Yamagata Casio Co., Ltd., a production company, established in Higashine City, Yamagata (Operations commenced in April 1980)

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