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T-Touch Expert Solar II Swiss Edition © Tissot
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
TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
Connoisseur of watches
Smart or not smart, that is the question

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?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Luc Debraine
5 min read
TAG Heuer Connected Watch
New Models
Smartwatches prepare to go it alone

It's the biggest buzz in smartwatches: the next-gen Apple Watch, planned for release this autumn, will no longer be tethered to a smartphone. Jean-Claude Biver is also a contender with the TAG Heuer Connected.

Friday, 08 September 2017
4 min read
TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
New Models
TAG Heuer Connects Big Time with Connected Modular 45 Smart Watch

In an unprecedented move, TAG Heuer hosted a global launch of its newest smart watch – hosting a US unveiling in the Silicon Valley and a press conference in the heart of Switzerland back to back. In attendance at one or the other were the top ranking executives of TAG Heuer, Intel and Google. The huge press conference and unveiling announcements seem well warranted, as the new Connected Modular 45 smart watch is a truly big deal for a host of reasons.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017
6 min read
Nick Hayek
Swatch Group makes plans for connected watches

Swatch Group and the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology, in Neuchâtel, have announced a partnership to develop a complete ecosystem for small connected devices, including watches. The first products should be ready for launch at end 2018.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
3 min read
Swiss watch industry woes

It is no secret that 2016 has been a tough year for the Swiss watch industry, with companies issuing profit warnings that unambiguously predict no immediate end in sight for the slump.

Thursday, 01 December 2016
4 min read
Re Up
Watch Stories
The Watch Of Presidents

Power and Time are two elements at the centre of the US Presidency. The President of the United States is arguably the most powerful human on the planet, however time is something that they never seem to have enough of.

Monday, 07 November 2016
6 min read
Apple, the world's number-two "watchmaker"

Speaking at its recent conference, CEO Tim Cook ranked Apple second in worldwide watch sales, just behind Rolex. Although the event revealed little in the way of figures, one thing is for sure: the invasion of the smartwatch has yet to come.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
4 min read
A bit of electronics in your engine? (II)

Since its post-quartz crisis resuscitation, mechanical watchmaking has kept a strict distance from anything electrical. Electronic circuitry was a no-go… until the advent of smart watches.

Friday, 01 July 2016
4 min read
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