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Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

I invite you to listen to my interview with Jean-Claude Biver. We talked about his three babies, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith, about smartwatches and the Swiss Watch industry.

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

And here comes my summary of March 19th @ Baselworld 2015

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Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.

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Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Cool! Hublot presents its first alarm wristwatch. The in-house developed and manufactured calibre HUB 5003 sounds good. I have taped the sound of the watch for you and I have a lot of pictures …

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Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

With the introduction of its non-magnetic calibres Omega needed a new certification to testify its vast technical improvements. Click on “read more” to see how it is done.

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A long day ends, I have just uploaded huge amounts of data. Before finishing my todays posts I will have dinner with Rolex. Back in my room I will start publishing. Please guys be a little patient, what I now desperately need is something to eat…

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INTEL, TAG Heuer and Google team up to present a luxury smartwatch end of the year. (updated with first statements 14:45)

TAG Heuer has just released this statement…

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Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Yesterday in the late afternoon I spoke to Karl-Friedrich Scheufele. We talked about his new Fleurier Ebauche calibre being now implemented into the Mille Miglia collection and much more…

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

Starting with today, I want to give you every day before going to bed a spoken summary of my day. What did I do, discover and see during the day? Click on “read more” to hear the answer…

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Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

I presented you the Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time early today and I this afternoon had the chance to take pictures … Have a look and let me know what you think…

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Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos strikes again and presents a 100 % in-house developed and manufactured automatic calibre with in-house manufactured escapement. The new Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik will sell for only 2600 Euro…

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Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

These are the first Omega-Baselworld 2015-novelties I want to show you, there is of course more to come in the next days. Discover dozens of live taken pictures on six pages…

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Beginning of February I presented you already the new Bond watch. What I did not have at that time were life taken pictures. Here they are! 

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Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

I just met Hamdi Chatti who is in charge of the development of watches at Louis Vuitton. What he showed me was a quite amazing timepiece, have a look…

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Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

The new Tambour éVolution collection transforms the Tambour watch by Louis Vuitton in an ultra-masculine version with strong lines and a high-tech profile.

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Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time and Reference 5370 Split-Seconds-Chronograph @ Baselworld 2015

Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time and Reference 5370 Split-Seconds-Chronograph @ Baselworld 2015

These are the first two Patek Philippe Baselworld 2015 novelties I can present you. The new Calatrava Pilot Travel Time is a paradigm change for the Geneva watchmaker and the Split-Seconds-Chronograph a new highlight in the collection.

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Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

This extreme simplicity symbolises the return to the fundamentals of the watchmaking art. This is so far my Baselworld 2015 favourite.

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Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines always leads the way when it comes to good quality and design and pretty affordable watches. These are the first highlights of the Longines Baselworld 2015 novelties.

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Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Discover a very first choice of Breitling Baselworld 2015 novelties on four pages by clicking on “read more”…

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The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

If you surf through the internet these days and if you collect information about the Apple Watch what you read and see is not really encouraging for Apple. What do you think? Can I get your opinion?

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Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Today Swiss Timing, the Swatch Group‘s expert in timekeeping, hosted the Annual Results Press Conference. This is a summary highlighting some of the explanations given by the CEO.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Power Control powered by the in-house calibre Chopard 01.08-C

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Power Control powered by the in-house calibre Chopard 01.08-C

Since 1988 Chopard is the official timekeeper and an essential sponsor of the Mille Miglia. Now the watches from the collection with the same name get in-house calibres.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Erwin Sattler launches a pocket watch

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Erwin Sattler launches a pocket watch

Clock manufacturer Erwin Sattler is well known for his stunning precision pendulum clocks manufactured in Germany. I invite you to discover his first pocket watch..

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Apple Watch – A Swiss website just published the prices of the Apple Watch. I could not believe what I was seeing … (Updated 15:07)

Apple Watch – A Swiss website just published the prices of the Apple Watch. I could not believe what I was seeing … (Updated 15:07)

After a lot of rumors concerning the pricing of the Apple Watch I now found them being published at www.businessmontres.com. The only comment I have in mind today is: The world belongs to the brave! 

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Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

The new Swatch Touch Zero One is the first step of Swatch Group to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market. As the product itself is very emotional I just got this video that will be released later today.  

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Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Powered by MotionX, the new Swiss Horological Smartwatches are capable of bi-directional communication with iPhone and Android apps. Discoverwatches by clicking on “read more”…

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Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.
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Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

In honor of the new Beach Volleyball collaboration, Swatch has created the Touch Zero One. Guys, the cards are being reshuffled. Touch Zero One is only the first step …

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The Smart Watch Story continues… Check out the new Pebble Time

New Hardware Enables More with Pebble Time Without Sacrificing Battery Life

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Breaking News: Stéphane Linder new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry

Breaking News: Stéphane Linder new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry

The former TAG Heuer CEO Stéphane Linder today was announced to be the new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry.

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