In the age of constant development, technologies move forward with incredible speed. Innovations of large manufacturers of electronic devices become smarter and smarter, their variety of functions increases with every gadget. What’s about Google Glass, for example? Could you even imagine it ten years ago? And, obviously, technical progress has finally reached the world of wristwatches as well.
Timepieces art is probably that particular area which is the most associated with history and traditions. For example, Rolex, which appreciates its origins as much as quality. But Montblanc, a German brand, famous for its watches, jewelry, exclusive pens and other luxury, managed to combine innovations and traditional watch style.
Meet Montblanc E-Strap, a universal accessory for almost any wristwatch. At first look it seems to be an ordinary leather wristlet. But it has a surprise – a monochrome touch display, located exactly at that place, where you usually see a clasp. E-Strap will show you all the notifications from your smartphone via Bluetooth connection (version 4.0). It will also offer you an accelerometer. All the data you will be able to find in a special application (available for iOS and Android). And this is not a limit – with this device you can operate your smartphone’s camera and music player. Also, E-Strap can work up to 5 days without recharge.
Montblanc E-Strap is available as an accessory for Timewalker Urban Speed wristwatches (price of a timepiece starts from $3700) or as a separate gadget (around $390). But in any option it will fit the tastes both of adherents of classic and followers of progress.