Omega Unveils Anti-Magnetic Watch Movement

 |  January 18th, 2013

In a truly advanced mode, Omega unveiled its newest technology: the creation of a watch that is resistant to magnetic fields greater than 1.5 tesla (15,000 gauss), far exceeding the levels of magnetic resistance achieved by any previous watch, and solving a problem that has challenged watchmakers for centuries. It was in the early 1930’s that watch brands developed soft inner iron cases for their pilots watches to fight the effects of magnetism that would render the watch useless in magnetic fields. Since then, strides have been made in this arena, but Omega pulls out all the stops with this watch.  The new movement was introduced yesterday in Geneva by Omega’s top executives and heads of development, research and engineering.…

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