September 23th 2020 | Infineon | Press Release Issue 093
Analog become smart: Sapphire crystal with payment chip Infineon turns every watch into a contactless payment device.
For the first time, it is now possible to equip traditional wristwatches or luxury models made of metal with the contactless payment function. The Swiss company Winwatch integrates tiny security chips from Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) almost invisibly into its patented sapphire crystal STISS® for this purpose.
August 5th 2020 | GQ.de | by GQ.de
Rolex of the future? Technical breakthrough could turn luxury watches into a smartwatch
Montblanc, Tag Heuer and Tissot - Rolex's competitors have already launched their own Smartwatches. Now developers have succeeded in incorporating the Smart technology into analog watches with sapphire crystal and metal case. This will make it possible in the future to convert a Rolex into a Smartwatch.
August 1st 2020 | Wired | by Simon De Bruton
A glass tech breakthrough could turn a Rolex into a smartwatch
After more than 15 years of research, this company has discovered a way to embed smart payment technology inside sapphire crystal, which means that potentially any luxury watch could become a wearable.
June 10th 2020 | The New York Times | by Simon De Bruton
Need to Pay ? It's All in the Wrist
The MuchBetter watch has a traditional metal case, but it still can be used for contactless payments.
May 7th 2020 | Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH
Innovation on the side of contactless payments
Winwatch, Swiss supplier of intelligent watch glasses, and payment app MuchBetter, have joined forces to launch a steel timepiece equipped with a contactless secure payment function.
April 16th 2020 | The Nilson Report | Issue 1173
Analog EMV Payment Watch
Winwatch is the first company to seal an EMV payment chip and antenna inside a sapphire watch crystal. The company calls its technology STISS (Swiss Technology Inside Smart Sapphire).