Tuomas Vohlonen, the inventor of the liquid-filled field compass, founded Suunto in 1936. Suunto manufactures and sells sports watches, dive computers, and compass instruments. The main reason Vohlonen founded Suunto was to provide the Finnish army with a full supply of reliable ... Read More compasses. Today Suunto creates some of the most innovative sports watches available. Whether you're hiking on the world's highest mountains or scuba diving in the deepest seas, Suunto watches work for all types of outdoor adventures. Suunto is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corp. along with similar brands including Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, and Mavic. Suunto offers a range of sports watch collections that are developed for specific uses, such as performance training, heart rate and calorie monitoring, high-altitude performance, and more. The Suunto Core Collection is a collection of outdoor watches that come in a number of stylish designs. Whether you want a sleek watch to wear outdoors, a rugged style for hiking, or a colorful sports watch for everyday wear, Suunto's Core Collection offer an altimeter, barometer, and compass that are made with quality materials.