Tissot watches use either quartz or automatic movements. The watches will have the dolphin standard which means that they are waterproof. Rotary has evolved to become a successful watch company and today make many different models for both men and women. These include both quartz and automatic movements. Tissot was a pioneer in quartz technology way back in the 1970,s. Before quartz watches, the movement of the watch was controlled by using an oscillating tuning fork. Quartz movement on the other hand meant that watches could become much more accurate and efficient than before. The company has gone on to become a leading watch maker and have won numerous awards for excellence, style and innovation.