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Technologies

Still image of the NFT Jacob & Co SF24 Tourbillon Pièce Unique
Events
Watch auctions bid hello to NFTs

After the Geneva spring auction season ended with a raft of record prices, are collectors prepared to shell out for a watch represented by a non-fungible token?

Wednesday, 19 May 2021
3 min read
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Economy
Diamond enters the blockchain

LVMH, Richemont and Prada have just announced the launch of the Aura blockchain. In the diamond sector, nanotechnology and blockchain-enabled solutions are emerging as the future of traceability.

Monday, 10 May 2021
4 min read
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Economy
Watch brands turn to blockchain

As discussed at one of the Watches and Wonders Geneva panels, blockchain technology is making inroads in the watch industry as a means of authentication that also opens up new possibilities for customer relations.

Monday, 26 April 2021
5 min read
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Freak mouvment assembly (2013) © Ulysse Nardin
Trend Forecaster
Watchmaking in the hypertechnology age

What began as cutting-edge innovation has revolutionised an entire sector. Hypertechnology is a key trend in watchmaking, embracing breakout technologies and mad ideas, extreme sports and a fascination with science fiction.

Friday, 19 February 2021
Laure Gontier
4 min read
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Culture
Technology at the heart of the customer experience - Part one

Covid-19 has left watch brands with no choice than to ramp up their online presence as a channel for sales and, more importantly, to replicate an authentic customer experience. New technologies are at the heart of this transformation.

Wednesday, 17 February 2021
4 min read
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The microfactory comprises technology blocks inside modular compartments.
Connoisseur of watches
A microfactory for a maxi revolution

MicroLean Lab, a public-private consortium that includes Richemont, is developing the microfactory of the future; a concept that has the potential to transform our economic and social organisation right down to how we consume. Welcome to the world of artisanal industry, where the customer truly is king.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020
5 min read
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Videos
Piaget – Infinitely Personal
Thursday, 08 October 2020
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
2 min watch
Videos
Meet your future colleague, Rebellion
Monday, 20 July 2020
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
1 min watch
Videos
Capturing liquids to tell time
Monday, 11 May 2020
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
2 min watch
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