Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced today the release of a newaddition to the sports-driven G-SQUAD line in the G-SHOCK family of shock-resistant watches.The GBD-H2000 delivers support for multiple sportsand boasts alighter weight to ensure an evenmore comfortable fit. The new watch will be available in four models.
The shock-resistant GBD-H2000 is equipped with GPS functionality and six sensors to provide support for a wide range of sports activities, yetis 38% lighter than the previous model, theGBD-H1000. Casio achieved the lighter weight design by creating a more compact case with a built-inGPS antenna and carbon fiber-reinforced case back. The result is an even more comfortable fit on the wrist.
The new watch is equipped with GPS functionality and an optical sensor to measure heart rate, as well as a compass, altitude/air pressure sensor, thermo sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope. These high-end technologies enable measurement of distance, speed, pace, and moreto support activities from runningandbikingtoswimming.Training analysis functions are included along with these activity measurements.
Algorithms developed by Polar ElectroOy, a pioneer in the industry which has spent nearly 50 years perfecting the art of personalized guidance infitness, sport and health,are used to measure the burden on the heart and lungs, analyze ratios of energy used separately for carbohydrates, proteins, and fats,and perform sleep tracking. Pairing the watch with the dedicated CASIO WATCHES app allowsusers to review training data from the watch in greater detail, accessing activity logs, advice onimproving sleep and more. Solar-assisted charging is also included to improve ease of use, offering time display powered by solar charging1even when the batteryruns low.The case, bezel, and band are made with biomass plastics, an eco-friendly material produced usingraw materials from castor seeds and corn.