G-SHOCK Debuts A New Series Of WINTER G-LIDE - GLS-8900 Just In Time For The Winter Games

 G-SHOCK Debuts A New Series Of WINTER G-LIDE - GLS-8900 Just In Time For The
                                 Winter Games

G-LIDE Showcases Remarkable Utility For Winter Athletes

PR Newswire

DOVER, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014

DOVER, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Casio G-SHOCK is back with an
impressive assortment of the WINTER G-LIDE GLS8900 series. Emphasizing
superior functionality and performance, the recent G-LIDE collection is
designed for athletes specializing in winter sports including snowboarding,
cross-country and freestyle skiing.

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The technology showcased in the WINTER G-LIDE GLS8900 is ideal for athletes
competing in cold weather environments due to its impressive ability to
function in sub-zero conditions. A low temperature resistant LCD that can
tolerate temperatures to -20C means that G-SHOCK WINTER G-LIDE is suited for
athletes and the spectators cheering them on.

To further support athletes' performance, the GLS8900 series comes equipped
with twin 1/1000 second stopwatches; capable of measuring elapsed times, split
times, and 1^st & 2^nd place times, in addition to a full auto Super
Illuminator LED light for high visibility under low-light conditions. Five
daily alarms, 12/24-hour time formats and 48-city world time help keep
training regimes in check. In addition to all these impressive features, the
WINTER G-LIDE comes with G-SHOCK 's legendary 200M water and shock resistant
structure. All this makes for a winning combination for any winter sport
athlete or enthusiast.

Available is an array of colors, WINTER G-LIDE timepieces are sure to stand
out, whatever the environment. The series comes in four color-ways including:
teal, black, magenta, and gold yellow, each with matching resin band and
titian detailing along the inner bezel.

"We are thrilled to continue to grow our popular WINTER G-LIDE series," said
Shigenori Itoh, Chairman and CEO of Casio America, Inc, "The superior athletes
of the winter games personify everything Casio G-SHOCK stands for: Toughness,
precision & performance. As these athletes prepare to race against the clock,
we wish them all great success."

The WINTER G-LIDE GLS8900 men's watches will retail for $110, available this
January at select fashion boutiques, key jewelry stores, the G-SHOCK Soho NYC
store and www.g-shock.com.

About Casio America, Inc.

Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer
Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer
electronics and business equipment solutions, established in 1957. Casio
America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, business
projectors, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other
consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate
creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative
and imaginative products. For more information, visit http://www.casiousa.com

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Exposure Communications LLC
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S. Vander Schans
CASIO AMERICA, INC.
(973) 361-5400
svanderschans@casio.com

SOURCE Casio America, Inc.

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