Futuristic Rugged Design Meets Advanced Features

casio-gzone-rockNEW YORK, NY, November 19, 2009 – The CASIO GʼzOne (pronounced Jeez-wun) Rock™ is built to survive in the most brutal and unforgiving environments. Whether your lifestyle has the demands of an avid fisher, hunter, hiker or climber, the Rock is prepared to handle lifeʼs most challenging obstacles while providing unparallel directional information to the user. Its unrelenting, rugged design can withstand water, shock, dust, solar radiation, low pressure as well as extreme high and low temperatures.

Responding to the needs of consumers with an active lifestyle, the CASIO GʼzOne Rock™ (C731) possesses advanced GʼzGear software. With the help of its
Triple Sensor technology (tracks speed, location and temperature), GʼzGear operates in six modes.
GʼzOne Gear Applications:
Earth Compass – Functions as a standard compass; GPS shows the distance and direction of over 40 domestic and worldwide natural objects, including Yosemite National Park and Mt. Everest.
Walking Counter – Measures steps, time, distance, speed and energy consumption; shows total measurements for the week or the month; shows measurements from the start of your journey; shows virtual hiking for famous North American trails and roads such as the John Muir Trail and Route 66.
Thermometer – Shows current temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit; provides numeric and graphic thermometer readings.
Astro Calendar – Shows the moonʼs face graphically; shows the moonʼs age and days until a full or new moon; shows past and future phases of the moon; shows the location of the sun, earth and moon cosmically; shows times for astronomical events such as an eclipse.
Sunrise Sunset – Shows the current time and position of the sun; shows the times for sunrise and sunset for current, past and future dates; allows you to view times for select major cities; shows the ratio of day and night in numbers and graphs.
-MoreTides
– Shows the tidal graph for the day; shows the time of ebb and flood tides; shows the time of sunrise and sunset; shows past and future sea tide levels; shows tidal graphs for 100 locations made available by Surflineʼs webcams, GPS will show nearest location; shows the current tide and the best time for fishing.

As a passionate supporter of the Surf Community, the CASIO GʼzOne Rock™ has developed an ongoing partnership with Surfline. While using the GʼzGear Tides mode, a user has instant access to Surfline Mobile making the perfect waves available at oneʼs fingertips. To capture the spirit of surfing, each device is pre-loaded with a special bundle of Surfline Themed wallpaper.

A must have for the active lifestyle, the CASIO GʼzOne Rock™ makes communication and entertainment easily portable. The new One Touch Open Switch
instantly flips open the phone for quick calls on the go while the front facing Stereo Speaker makes listening and sharing tunes and videos a breeze.

Additional features include: Multimedia capabilities, micro SD storage for tunes on the go, Stereo Bluetooth™ GPS, PTT capabilities, Clear Talk for superior sound quality, speakerphone, a built-in 2.0M camera, Touch Sensor Key on Sub Display, and a
handy bright LED lantern.

To see the CASIO GʼzOne Rock™in action, visit www.casioGzOne.com