Oregon Scientific hopes you get hooked on LCD. The company incorporates LCD (liquid crystal display) technology into its many devices. Oregon Scientific makes and sells daylight projection clocks and weather stations, Internet updatable Smart Globes and other electronic learning toys (talking watches for preschoolers, learning computers for older children), personal information products (PDAs, digital cameras, computerized organizers), and sport and fitness accessories (heart-rate monitors, pedometers). It sells its gadgets in Oregon Scientific concept stores and stores operated by others, as well as online. Established in 1987, Oregon Scientific became a wholly-owned subsidiary of IDT International in 1997.
In addition to more than 15 Oregon Scientific retail shops in the US, Europe, and Asia, the consumer electronics maker sells its products through Hammacher Schlemmer, Neiman Marcus, and other specialty shops. It has offices and operations in Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, the UK, and the US.