WOTY 2014: Casio G-Shock GPW-1000

Highly Commended. Innovative Watches of the Year 2014.

Here G-Shock has pulled together three individual technologies to create a combination that’s a real world-first.

Not only does the GPW-1000 GPS use satellite signals to calculate time zone location and accurate time, but it also receives time-calibration radio waves from ground stations in Japan, North America, the UK, Germany and China.

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Solar panels on the dial and a high capacity rechargeable battery ensures that this functionality, perfect for the global explorer, can be powered by sunlight alone. The rugged Triple Resist G-Shock also boasts high-visibility LED illumination and an in-flight mode.

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