Dream Jobs 2009: Master Watchmaker

Electrical Engineer who designs time-keeping mechanisms for Seiko watches

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Consider the wristwatch. It's portable, it's functional, it helps you negotiate your busy day. As long as it's working, you probably never even think about the sophisticated engineering that goes into this seemingly simple device. But Kunio Koike does. He's an electrical engineer who designs the time-keeping mechanisms for Seiko watches. Spectrum Radio's Jean Kumagai visited him in Japan to learn about his work.

 

 

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