Tagged: Wristwatch

Heartbeat-powered, Swiss watch-style device will power pacemakers of tomorrow

 

watch like pacemaker battery

On the tune of automatic watches that harvest power from movement of the wrist, researchers have developed a wristwatch-style device, which will power pacemakers by drawing power from the heart itself. The smartwatch-style device is created by two researchers – Andreas Haeberlin and Adrian Zurbuchen from the University of Bern and Michigan respectively. Read More…

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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Cognac Watch – Swiss wristwatch with drop of alcohol from the oldest Cognac bottle

Cognac Watch 4

We have a range of unique wristwatches made from niche interesting materials, but we didn’t have a watch with alcohol drop. Claude Greisler, Armin Strom’s chief horologist, came up with the idea of pouring a drop into an expensive wristwatch. He named it Cognac Watch – a Swiss watch containing drop of Cognac, which is believed to be 252 years old at the time of its purchase. The bottle was found between 1880 and 1890 and bought by Wealth Solutions at Bonham’s auction in New York City, USA, on 30 April 2014. Read More…

Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento is the world’s first cement dial wristwatch

Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento wristwatch_5

So far you might have come across many watches made from conventional material that appeals to the eye. But have you ever seen a wristwatch made from concrete? Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento is a timepiece unique in its domain, and the Italian designer has crafted it with perfection. Apparently this is the world’s first wristwatch with a cement casing which is 45mm in diameter and 13.5mm thick. The horological timepiece has self-winding automatic movement with 28,800 beats per hour and a 40 hour power reserve.
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Sony’s electronic paper watch changes surface pattern like a chameleon

Sony FES Watch

Amidst all the hype about smartwatches, a Sony subsidiary has developed sporty looking e-paper watch which is minimalistic and targeted towards fashion conscious people who believe in form and function. This no nonsense watch dubbed FES Watch has dial face and band which can be customized with varying looks, anytime you want. User can change the B&W patterns in 24 different ways for now and more custom watch faces and band modifications will follow suite.
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Moochies smartwatch keeps track of your child at all times

Moochies smartwatch

We all love sporting gadgets and so do the kids who follow suite, virtually wanting to have their own smartphones/tablets. Smartwatches are the new trendy accessory that we all want to have this holiday season, so why treat the kids with any ordinary gifts? To break the jinx of modern day toys and gift your kids with a smartwatch which keeps them connected with you at all times is a very good idea. A British company has come-up with Moochies, a smartwatch tailor-made for kids that comes with calling features and many other features.
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Fashionable Steampunk analog watch – Tesla Watch

Steampunk Tesla Watch by ThinkGeek

Looking for a wristwatch that’s well beyond what anyone in your circle has? Think Apple Watch! No. Then, turn around to the Neo-Victorian era and take home this presently viable Steampunk Watch readied by ThinkGeek. Dubbed the Tesla Watch, the Steampunk-styled analog watch is modeled after Nikola Tesla – Serbian American inventor best known for his contributions to designing of modern alternating current electricity supply system. Read More…

Sony’s Wena Wrist watch has an invisible smartwatch hiding in the metal band

Wena Wrist smartwatch

Sony is no stranger when it comes to wearable technology as they introduced their maiden attempt at making an Android Wear powered smartwatch and fitness tracker. Now, they are on-course to making another smartwatch only for Apple devices (iOS 8.0 or higher), but through a detour. That by-pass being their own Japanese crowd-funding platform “First Flight” which has Wena Wrist up for funding. This chronograph is just another watch; that is until you reach the band section which has all the sensors to read your pulse or receive notifications from iPhone.
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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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