Technology hits fine watchmaking – Montblanc taking the lead

Montblanc will be the first luxury brand to combine wearable technology with fine watchmaking in the centuries old Swiss horological tradition. This month Montblanc introduces the TimeWalker Urban Speed e-Strap, marrying a highly functional e-Strap with contemporary TimeWalker timepieces.

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The technology build in the e-Strap offers an activity tracker, smart notifications, remote controls and Find-Me functions. It connects, via Bluetooth to Android and iOS smartphones.

Preview your mails by topic and sender, read text messages, see incoming calls and status updates of social media feeds or reminders of important upcoming meetings, all on the wrist. The activity tracker monitors your daily fitness and progress. This extraordinary watch also comes with a variety of remote controls for your smartphones camera and music. Depending on usage, the device needs to be recharged every 5 days. The e-Strap is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, Note 3, Note 4, selected Android Devices running Android 4.3 and upwards as well as Apple iPhone 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6 and 6 plus.