Swiss OS smartwatch operating system coming by early 2019

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Swiss Swiss watchmaker Swatch has dabbled in the smartwatch space since it introduced the Swatch Touch Zero One touch watch back in 2015. The company now expects to launch its own smartwatch operating system and accompanying watch within months. A spokesperson recently confirmed to Wareable that it would launch by the end of the year or early 2019 at the latest. Swatch Group […]

Tissot Tour de France special collection

Tissot Tour de France 2016 collection

Ahead of the 2016 Tour de France, Tissot, the event’s official timekeeper, this week unveiled a new collection of watches dedicated to the famed race. The Tissot Tour de France collection consists of six watches, promising that “there is a watch for everyone.” The Tissot PR100 and PRC200 are geared at those “looking for a classic.” Those lookier for sportier watches […]

Baselworld 2016: Tissot Smart-Touch smartwatch

Tissot Smart-Touch

As expected, Tissot came to Baselworld to unveil its first smartwatch, the Tissot Smart-Touch. As the name suggests, the watch is part of Tissot’s Touch collection of watches. In fact, it looks nearly identical to the Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar but adds a number of connected features not found on the other Touch models. As you would expect from a smartwatch, the […]

First Tissot smartwatch to be unveiled at Baselworld 2016

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Tissot, part of the Swatch Group, came to Baselworld 2015 with a working Bluetooth smartwatch prototype (pictured below). Swatch Chief Executive Officer Nick Hayek told Bloomberg yesterday that the company is coming back this year to launch the first Tissot smartwatch. “Tissot will present a smartwatch at Baselworld,” he said without revealing any further details. While this will be Tissot’s first smartwatch, Swatch has already taken the […]

Louis Moinet and Tissot winners at 2015 Concours international de chronométrie

Concours international de chronométrie

The Concours international de chronométrie is a biennial competition in which watches are subjected to rigorous testing to determine which are the most precise timing pieces. For the 2015 competition which just wrapped up, watches were subjected to three chronometric certification tests as well as “severe attacks in the form of magnetic field and impact exposure.” Louis Moinet and Tissot emerged as the winners. […]

Baselworld 2015: Tissot smartwatch prototype shown off

Tissot smartwatch prototype

Swiss-based Swatch Group AG announced plans to jump into the smartwatch market with an announcement last month that it would offer a Swatch smartwatch within months. It also plans on bringing smartwatches to at least one other watch brand it owns. That company, Tissot, is showing off a working smartwatch prototype at Baselworld 2015. The Tissot smartwatch is based on […]