Tagged: Timepiece

MB&F Horological Machine N°8 (HM8) – Dream watch for motorsport lovers

MB&F Horological Machine N°8 (HM8) Watch

MB&F Horological Machine N°8 (HM8) Watch

Every new announcement from MB&F is exciting as the uniquely designed Horological Machines give us another reason to fall in love with wristwatches. MB&F’s Horological Machine N°8 (HM8) deepens that love with its aerodynamic design inspired by the discontinued Can-Am (Canadian-American Challenge Cup) racing series (from 1966 to 1987) which would have celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. The timepiece has angular shaped case which somehow displays the curvaceous look reminiscent of the racecars in that era. The watch is so magnificent that even Maximilian describes it as one his best creation yet!
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Flip Dot Clock makes smart use of electromagnets to display time

Flip Dot Clock DIY

We have seen a plethora of clocks that look different and in some cases, they have completely unthought-of functionality. Maintaining our love for the coolest timepieces around, here we have the Flip Dot Clock by Kentaro Iizuka. The maker has done smart use of electromagnets and Arduino controller to create a matrix of flipping dots which display the current time accurately. One side of the dots is colored in neon green color and the other in black color.
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CoWatch by iMCO: World’s first Amazon Alexa integrated smartwatch

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Smartwatch market is warming up with new fresh arrivals. It’s still in infancy, but manufactures know exactly how to transform a traditional wrist watch design into a digital accessory that will complement your every smart device or system. CoWatch is another entrant in the market with such motives. It’s designed by Chinese company iMCO Technology and it runs on Chronologics OS. The CoWatch is currently selling on crowdfunding site Indiegogo with a target to secure $80,000 funding goal. Read More…

Anicorn Series K452 watch replicates planetary moment to display time

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Hong Kong-based watch brand Anicorn takes inspiration from the astronomy for its timepieces and their latest iteration of a watch pays tribute to the Kepler-452b, an exoplanet discovered by NASA’s Kepler & K2 project. Anicorn Series K452 has hour, minute and second discs which overlap each other in a 3-layer surface to signify the orbital moment of planetary bodies. The watch has a very unique mechanism to check out current time, where the outside disc shows the hour and inner discs signify minutes and seconds. A reference point on top of the watch shows the time in a geeky way and does away with hour, second and minute hand.
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Swiss watchmaker creates outrageously priced Apple Watch doppelganger

H.Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch

While all the action is at CES 2016, a Swiss watchmaker has time to mock Apple Watch with a real mechanical watch that looks exactly like it. Yes, this is not a smartwatch, but an analog timepiece which is heavily priced at $24,000. To rub salt into the wounds, H.Moser & Cie the maker has got an Apple-styled promotional video too that has its share of pun. They call it Swiss Alp Watch and it is going to be limited to only 50 units and it makes sense too considering the mind-numbing price tag.
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Breitling Exospace B55 reinvents the meaning of connected watch

Breitling Exospace B55 Chronograph

At Baselworld 2015 there were many noticeable watches to come to the foray and one of them was the Breitling Exospace B55. The watch is now officially available for purchase and you can call it a hybrid watch and smartwatch. The reason for that being, it has primary watch functions and you can say added smartwatch connected functions. Targeted solely towards aviation professionals, the Swiss watch is connected with your smartphone via Bluetooth (not powered by Android OS) and gives you basic notifications including mails, SMS, WhatsApp, incoming calls or calendar alerts.
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MB&F’s exclusive Melchior Only Watch 2015 will go to charity auction

MB&F Melchior Only Watch 2015

As a premium watchmaker MB&F has created its own niche with timepieces that are unmatchable. Another one in the portfolio is this 10th anniversary desk clock that takes shape of a robotic figure. Melchior Only Watch 2015 crafted in collaboration with L’Epée 1839 features a mechanism that has jumping hours, sweeping minutes, double retrograde seconds and has a power reserve of 40 days courtesy the five mainspring barrels. It is worth highlighting that the clock is made from 146 new components (from the 480 total components) that L’Epée has to specially develop like the bulging glass dome or the stainless steel winding key that resembles a Gatling gun.

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Devon Star Wars watch brings galactic time-keeping to your wrist

Devon Star Wars Watch

Anticipation for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie is rising high and we have already seen cool toy including a drone and quadcopter being released a week back at “Force Friday” live streaming event. It doesn’t come as a surprise that even more gadgets/merchandize are being revealed that Stat Wars fans will love like anything. Devon Works was approached by Disney and Lucasfilm to make a Star Wars watch that conveyed the spirit of galactic battles. Hence came into existence the Star Wars watch which took almost 2 years to conceptualize and bring to the real world with assistance from U.S. aerospace industry experts.
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MB&F Arachnophobia desk clock is not for the spider haters

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MB&F always seems to amaze us with their creations, and definitely Maximilian Büsser has a though process of his own. In MB&F’s latest creation, there is an element of fear and uniqueness which makes it so different. This is Arachnophobia desk clock manufactured in collaboration with L’Epée which is one creepy looking timepiece spider haters won’t love anytime soon. Aptly named, this clock measures almost 40 centimeters when the spider’s legs are fully extended. It can be either put on a desk or mounted in a wall from where you can see time clearly.
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MB&F 10th Anniversary Horological Machine: HMX inspired by race cars of 1960s

MB&F 10th Anniversary Horological Machine HMX inspired by race cars of 60s

Ask me about my favorite horological machine brand, and you already know the answer is MB&F. Such is the perfectness of these futuristic watches that you can’t just take you eyes off them. And not to forget the thorough professional that Maximilian Büsser, founder and CEO of MB&F truly is. It is already a decade since the company first came to existence and to celebrate these 10 glorious years of Swiss watchmaking, Maximilian Büsser and friends present the 10th Anniversary Horological Machine: HMX.
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