Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of the liquid-filled compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers, and instruments used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory. In recent years, Suunto has been on the cutting edge of developing new GPS technology all packaged into sleek and innovative wrist-top formats. The Ambit family of watches has received numerous design rewards and big accolades in the outdoor industry for presenting new groundbreaking technology to the marketplace.