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1986

Swimming Touch Pad

The touch pad disregards water pressure and wave splashes but reliably senses the swimmer's touch. The hand-to-pad touch is instantly converted into an electrical signal and relayed to the digital display. This device is still used in major swimming competitions.

Name Swimming Touch Pad
Time/Period 1986
Additional information Visitors can try to beat the world record for the 100-meter race at a game installation at The Seiko Museum.