The Casio Computer Company, is a multinational electronics manufacturing company headquartered in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Its products include calculators, mobile phones, cameras, musical instruments and watches. It was founded in 1946, and in 1957 released the world's first entirely electric compact calculator.
Casio's products include calculators, watches, cash registers, illuminators, digital cameras (Exilim Series), film cameras, laptop and sub-notebook computers, mobile phones, electronic keyboards, PDAs (E-Data Bank), electronic dictionaries, Digital Diaries, electronic games, computer printers, clocks, and portable televisions.
When Casio was founded, it was known for its electronic and scientific calculators. Today, Casio is most commonly known for durable, large sized watches. Especially popular are its dual function (LCD and analog) watches, some of which, including Wave Ceptor and Pro Trek / Pathfinder series, receive radio signals daily from an atomic clock to keep accurate time. The G-Shock range of shock resistant watches, is also quite popular, with the 1983 G-Shock DW-5600C being highly sought-after by collectors. Casio also makes products for local markets, including a "Prayer Compass" watch designed to help Muslims pray on time and in the right direction