History 1990-

  • Company History
  • Product History

1990s

  • April 1990

    Casio Electronic Devices Co., Ltd., a device sales company, established

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  • August 1990

    Kochi Casio Co., Ltd., a production company, established in Nankoku City, Kochi (Operations commenced in July 1991)

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  • October 1990

    Casio Malaysia, Sdn. Bhd., a production company, established in Malaysia (Operations commenced in April 1992)

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  • March 1991

    Celviano digital piano, equipped with a CD player, released

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  • April 1991

    Page Presto high-speed page printer released

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  • May 1991

    Stake in Asahi Corporation acquired, and production sites outside Japan expanded

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  • October 1991

    Singapore office opened

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  • December 1991

    DKW-100 databank watch with built-in Kanji dictionary released

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  • February 1992

    BP-100 wristwatch type blood-pressure monitor released

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  • April 1992

    Casio Information Systems Co., Ltd. established

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  • July 1992

    CV-1 lightweight micro LCD TV in cigarette-packet size released

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  • November 1992

    JD-300 digital diary for kids released

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  • April 1993

    New Casio European Headquarters established in London

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  • June 1993

    Casio Electronics (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd., a production company for scientific calculators and digital diaries, established in Guangdong, China
    (Operations commenced in 1995)

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  • October 1993

    Z-7000 personal digital assistant (PDA) released in North America

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  • December 1993

    Office opened in Moscow, Russia

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  • September 1994

    ML-1 electronic keyboard with key lighting system released

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  • October 1994

    Post Land HV-50 home postcard printer released

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  • November 1994

    FV-600 LCD projection TV released

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  • January 1995

    Outdoor watch PRO TREK released

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  • March 1995

    Casio Electronics (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd., a production company for electronic keyboards, established in Guangdong, China

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  • March 1995

    The MR-1, a radio that receives and displays text, released

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  • June 1995

    FKT-100L databank and radio-controlled watch released in Germany

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  • June 1995

    Casio Electronics (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., a timepiece production and sales company, established in Guangdong, China

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  • June 1995

    Casio's first car navigation system, the NS-600, released, able to receive FM multiplex broadcasting

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  • September 1995

    Taiwan CASIO RISING Marketing Ltd. established in Taiwan as a joint-venture sales company (becoming a wholly owned subsidiary in August 2005, as Taiwan Casio Marketing Co., Ltd.)

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  • November 1995

    Casio Electronics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., a joint venture company for designing timepieces and procuring timepiece parts, established in Shenzhen, China

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  • January 1996

    Casio Bharti Mobile Communications Ltd. (now Casio India Co., Limited), a joint venture production and sales company for pagers, established in New Delhi, India

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  • July 1996

    N4 high-speed/low-running-cost color page printer for A3 size paper released

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  • July 1997

    Japanese version of CASSIOPEIA handheld PC released in Japan

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  • August 1997

    FKT-200LJ radio-controlled watch released in Japan

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  • October 1997

    Service Division spun off to establish Casio Techno Co., Ltd.

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  • January 1998

    Head office moved to Hatsudai in Shibuya, Tokyo

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  • June 1998

    CASSIOPEIA E-10 color palm-size PC released in the U.S.

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  • June 1998

    PC Cross computer-linkable watch released

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  • November 1998

    CASSIOPEIA FIVA (MPC-101), mini laptop PC with Windows98, released

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  • June 1999

    Company Officer System implemented

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  • June 1999

    Casio Soft Co., Ltd. established through the integration of Casio System Engineering Co., Ltd. and Casio SBC Co., Ltd.

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  • June 1999

    SATELLITE NAVI, the world's first GPS watch, released

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  • July 1999

    ERP system introduced company-wide

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  • August 1999

    SHEEN metal analog watch brand for women released

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  • September 1999

    SCM system begins implementation

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