Description: Swatch (UHR:VX) has made a self-winding timepiece with just 51 components. As Samsung (005930:KS) and other tech giants race to bring smartwatches to the public, slashing the number of moving parts in a timepiece is what counts as an extraordinary advance in the 500-year-old dumbwatch industry.
Date: Sep 06, 2013
Questions for Discussions:
- Why do suppose Swatch has done as well as it has?
- What does this report say about consumer attitude towards wristwatch technologies?