Fossil Group, Citizen Watch Company To Create Hybrid Watches

Citizen Eco-Drive watch

Recently, Japanese watch brand, Citizen, signed an exclusive agreement licensing hybrid Smartwatch Technology from the Fossil Group, which specializes in watches and wearables.   The multi-year agreement will enable Citizen to  produce and sell hybrid smart watches that combine both watch and smart technology. I covered this topic recently in my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com,…

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Samsung Exhibits at Baselworld 2017 with Samsung Gear S3 Smart Watch

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Making its official debut at Baselworld 2017, Samsung is planning to showcase its Samsung Gear S3. Some may recall that last year at Baselworld, Samsung had an unofficial presence at the show when luxury watch brand deGrisogono showed off its first Smart watch, the de Grisogono Samsung Gear S2. Now, Samsung exhibits at Baselworld 2017 in…

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Interview: Peter Stas of Frederique Constant Speaks Out About Horological Smartwatches

Peter Stas, CEO of Frederique Constant and initiator of the Horological Smartwatch concept.

The Smart Watch. Those couple of words can send shivers down the neck of certain “traditional” watch brand executives. Not so with Peter Stas of Frederique Constant. This well-known brand has not only accepted the Smart Watch concept, but also has fully embraced it — unveiling several new smart collections and even starting a separate…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Talks Time, Charity and Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatches

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks during the Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch launch event at Spring Studios (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Frederique Constant)

Today, thanks to Frederique Constant, I helped to buy books and novels for young students in America. The novels, I believe, will help open their eyes to other worlds, to themes that can be their mantras, or just to adventure. Without books, I would never have become the writer and dreamer that I am today.…

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Meet Martian Voice Command Watches … A Pretty Cool Smart Watch

It has been an incredible year for Smartwatches. From announcements made in March at BaselWorld by top watch brands to the launch of the Apple Smartwatch — being connected has never been more relevant. The thing is, some brands were already in the “connected” field before this year. Such is the case with Martian Watches  —…

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SmartWatch Week — Day 1: Can Traditional Watch Brands Compete in the Smart Watch World?

As we have said before, BaselWorld is a beast waiting to be tamed. Much like the watch version of an auto show, hundreds upon hundreds of brands introduce the newest models that are set to come out in the months to follow. This year’s BaselWorld Fair in Switzerland brought us an array of new designs and…

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