Accusplit has been the leader in the professional stopwatch and timing industry since 1972 with its invention of the first digital stopwatch. The company's name is based on the stopwatch's function of "accurately splitting" the time. Widely recognized as the professional sports timing brand in the United States, Accusplit has worked with elite athletes, such as Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith and Olympians Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Dan O'Brien and Ed Burke. The Northern California-based company was the Official Supplier to the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. Accusplit carried its reputation for quality, innovation and leadership to the health and wellness industry with a patented accuracy method for pedometers in 1987. It was also one of the first companies in America to introduce the 10,000 Steps-A-Day for wellness concept that originated in Japan in 1965. With over 40 years of professional sports measurement experience in elite level sports, including track and field, swimming, baseball and football, Accusplit Pedometers and Pedometer-based Activity Wellness Programs are the tools that everyone in America can use to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Accusplit developd for swimmers the famous swim pace clock that can be used on indoor and outdoor pools for swimmers to be able to pace themselves, and also the single split stopwatch that is the most bought and used stop watch in swimming.