Can a U.S.-made silicon balance spring jumpstart the country’s watch manufacturing industry?
Articles on the subject:
The LAB was one of the major new features at SIHH 2019, which just ended, and probably one of the biggest attractions, with demonstrations of the research that will take watchmaking into the future. Here are just some of them.
This HYT watch is a bold reminder that time is passing by with its skull in three colours, each with a titanium case.
The enormous advantage of the luminous elements developed by MB-Microtech lies in their continuous luminosity that does not need any activation, whereas SuperLuminova-coated watch hands only remain luminous for several hours after having been exposed to light.
Watch brands are using smart data to give the market exactly what it wants. Customization is one of the services to benefit from this.
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.
Continuing its research into nano-energy, the brand has announced the first Nano Foudroyante EWT with a power reserve of 180 days.
We take an inside look at Zenith's new oscillator, placed inside the Defy Lab which is billed as "the world's most accurate mechanical watch". A development set to revolutionise the watch industry and put the brand with the star back into the firmament.
Manufacturers are at pains to incorporate features of a mechanical watch in their smartwatches, including analog displays and even movements. These hybrid products raise the question of what defines a wristwatch today?