Fossil has released a new watch that appears to be a classic analog timepiece there is just one modification, caller ID? Yes the new Fossil wristwatch has a small LED display that will flash a caller's ID when your phone rings. The watch also vibrates to warn you of the incoming call.
For all of those who say wristwatches are worthless now that we have cell phones, try telling it to Bonhams and Goodman who just sold a watch for $65,000 at a fine jewelry sale in Sydney Australia. Two weeks ago a 1943 Rolex 3525 Oyster Chronograph was put up for auction with an initial estimate of $30,000 but the bidding soon got out of control and reached the price of $65,000.
How do you think the visually impaired tell what time it is? Well with the new solar powered braille watch of course. Jeonjun Cho of Kyungki University in Korea has developed a braille clock collection consisting of a very fashionable watch and necklace. The necklace and watch share the same readout, which is composed of "dots, lines, and planes," all basic factors of creating braille numbers.
Yet another watch on the market that is difficult to read but provides a nice appearance. TheOne binary watch has a full complement of lights that flash to tell the time with either blue or red LEDs. What they lack in readability they make up for in looks. Stainless steel case and 100 feet water resistance round out the package.
Until now most watches out there have the minute and hour hand on the same dial, while one company wanted to change that. MB&F have come out with a new watch called the Horological Machine No.1. The unique thing about this watch is that the hour and minute hand rotate on separate dials. Max Büsser, the B of MB&F, wanted to create a difference in the watch world.
ThinkGeek offers a new low cost atomic wristwatch that works globally.
The receiver inside the All-in-one Atomic Time Watch can receive the NIST time signal originating in Fort Collins, CO to keep your watch accurate within the U.S. In addition it can receive similar atomic time signals originating in Japan (the JJY time signal), England (the MSF time signal) and Germany (DCF77). The digital watch has a ok design, featuring blue backlight, calendar, stopwatch, alarms, countdown timer and world time. It is water-resistant and the case measures 1.6" x1.6" x .35" (40 x 40 x 12mm).
American pop artist Burton Morris and the Kobold Watch Company have done something truly unique. Together they created the "POP" watch which was part of a charity auction to benefit the United Service Organization of New York City. The auction was held on September 16th in remembrance of the five-year anniversary of the attacks of September 11th, 2001.
How many times have you left the remote on the other side of the room and just don't feel like getting up to get it? Well now you will never have to ever again. Brando Workshop has come out with the TV001 Touch Screen TV Remote Watch
Ok nowadays having a kid when you want to is so easy. There are all kinds of devices you can use to monitor the cycle and drugs you can take. But what if your watch could help you get pregnant and then help you plan the pregnancy? Well thats exactly what LAKS has decided to do with their new Baby Boom Watch.
Not only does the watch track fertile days, but it will track what week of pregnancy you're in, and even has features like a name finder.
Have you ever had trouble waking up in the morning, or woken up so groggy that it ruins your whole day? The Sleeptrack is the answer to this problem. This innovative watch has all the features of a normal watch, but it also monitors the wearer's sleep paterns to detect the best possible wake up times.
Sleeptracker's alarm then goes off at the optimum moment during a pre-set, customised window of time, so that the wearer wakes up alert and energized.
The #1 unique watch retailer, Tokyoflash, is at it again. Unlike your standard time-piece the new Equalizer watch uses around seventy LED's to tell the time using either green or blue LED's. The LED's will light up once a minute to display the time, all that's involved is some simple calculations.
However, the makers of this unique watch don't seem to be too concerned with practical uses. In an era where cell phones and PDAs can easily be used as time pieces, the makers have focused upon design and aesthetics.
Neolog has created a new innovative watch that will be useable and understandable in all cultural frontiers. It's the new A-24 II a watch that tells time without numbers.
The method by which this watch tells time is a new definition of time. Designer Arman Emami said he wanted to replace analogue time so he created Neolog time.