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Technologies

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
2
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
Videos
Seeing through a watchmaker’s eyes
Saturday, 25 April 2020
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
2 min watch
T-Touch Expert Solar II Swiss Edition © Tissot
Economy
Swatch Group arrives on the smartwatch market

The smartwatch segment has a new player: the long-awaited T-Touch Connect Solar that Swatch Group presented at its annual news conference.

Monday, 23 March 2020
4 min read
3
TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
Watch Stories
A brief history of quartz (2)

The quartz revolution traumatised the Swiss watch industry to such a degree it is rarely documented. No longer, thanks to this short read. Part two: from electromechanical watches to smartwatches.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
4 min read
9
FreakLab calibre UN-210 © Ulysse Nardin
Trend Forecaster
How watchmakers are resisting magnetism

Exposure to magnetic fields isn't without consequence on a mechanical watch's proper functioning. After early attempts to resolve the problem, recent innovations are delivering promising results. Demagnetising tools are also benefiting from new developments.

Monday, 23 September 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
7 min read
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Many quartz calibers © Vincent Daveau
Watch Stories
A brief history of quartz (1)

The quartz revolution traumatised the Swiss watch industry to such a degree it is rarely documented. No longer, thanks to this short read. Part one: from the Seiko Astron to the Swatch.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
7 min read
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