Friday, July 30, 2010
DEVON WORKS watches, Tread 1 (Bulletproof)
YouTube via HouseOfRam | July 29, 2010
"The new CONCEPT wristwatch from Devon Works with WIRELESS battery charging. The just announced timepiece is comprised of four 2-micron thin belts each operated by an individual microstep electric motor. An optical recognition system tracks the the status of each belt at all times to ensure extreme precision. The tiny motors are powered by a lithium polymer rechargeable cell that holds enough power to keep the Tread one active for two weeks at a time.
But not just any rechargeable battery as the box of the Tread 1 may feature integrated wireless technology, meaning there are no chords required. Yes, wireless battery charging. Even the crystal is temperature-compensating and even transmits data to an aerospace-designed microprocessor.
EXTRA: The watch is also BULLET PROOF.
Three of the four belts come to rest under a floating view-plate to indicate the time, while the seconds belt is continuously moving below. The pulley system is completely free of lubricants, requiring no lubrication.
And the PRICE is approximately $15,000 later this year.
Led by founder Scott Devon and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Devon Works, LLC is a design lab dedicated to creating innovative luxury products that exemplify the American spirit. Devon Works began with the design of the exclusive Devon GTX, which combined ultimate luxury with American muscle and set the one-lap record at Laguna Seca. The Tread 1 is the first in a portfolio of products, including motorcycles, fashion and fragrance, that Devon Works will introduce.
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