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.
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These 28th Olympics point to the future of the Games, as Omega rolls out new technologies. They include sensors that enable each athlete to analyse his or her performance in real time.