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#HYTNovelty : H1 Antoine Griezmann – H4 Panis-Barthez Competition

«HYT es una apuesta relojera que trasciende disciplinas y generaciones», explica Grégory Dourde, director ejecutivo de HYT. «Nuestro punto de partida es siempre el actor humano y la emoción que este puede se ntir a través de nuestras creaciones. Antoine, Fabien y Olivier han vibrado al unísono para HYT, prácticamente en el mismo momento. Estamos muy orgullosos de contar con talentos de esta envergadura aficionados a la marca y hemos querido agradecérselo crean do su propia serie limitada».

El H1 Antoine Griezmann es un reflejo de su autor: deportivo, elegante y técnico. La pieza se viste de blanco y azul, los dos colores favoritos del jugador. El sistema de indicación fluídico de las horas hace alusión a su ‘raudal de energía’. Esta serie limitada de 20 ejemplares cuenta con una esfera de zafiro central junto a la cual se sitúan un contador de segundos y una reserva de marcha indicada por segmentos.

El H4 Panis-Barthez Compétition es la expresión de un instrumento de medición del tiempo técnico, eficiente en todo tipo de situaciones, tanto de día como de noche. En este caso, podemos ver un líquido verde cargado con nanopartículas fluorescentes en mo vimiento en una caja de un negro profundo rodeada por un bisel de titanio satinado dentado.

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NUEVO EMBAJADOR – ANTOINE GRIEZMANN

Nadie puede lograr lo imposible... pero el talento es el motor que hace volar la ambición. este podría ser el lema de antoine griezmann. antes de ser nombrado embajador de hyt watches, el delantero francés del atlético de madrid y de la selección nacional de fútbol de francia ya era cliente personal de la marca desde el año 2012.

«La primera vez que vi un reloj hyt, en el 2012, pensé que este equipo había hecho algo realmente fuera de lo común», revela antoine griezmann, el nuevo embajador de hyt watches. «La visualización fluida del tiempo siempre me recuerda a un medidor de energía igual que el que yo tengo que gestionar todos los días como deportista».

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Viva la Vida !

Only five "Skull Vida" pieces will be released in HYT's most restricted limited edition ever.

Its dial is shaped like a skull and is crafted from Siberian mammoth ivory. This living material had to undergo a stabilisation phase over the course of several months. It was sculpted and embedded in the Skull Vida thanks to a series of particularly delicate operations carried out by specially trained artisans. Each dial is completely unique and offers different textures, variations and designs.

HYT's Skull was entirely redesigned to highlight the properties of the mammoth ivory as much as possible.

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H4 Neo

Un desafío a las leyes de la relojería.

El H4 Neo es una pieza equipada con una fuente de luz. HYT ha ocultado dos LED de color púrpura bajo la cúpula a las 6 en punto. Cuando se activan, inundan de luz toda la esfera. Por la noche, el fluido de color fluorescente y la esfera de material compuesto transparente, que también contiene nanopartículas fluorescentes, reciben la energía de esta fuente de luz y cobran un aspecto increíblemente impactante.

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H0: #codesource

Toda la vida de la Tierra depende de los fluidos.

Volver a lo básico significa apuntar directamente a la mismísima esencia. HYT se ha concentrado en las posibilidades visuales y emocionales del concepto del tiempo como un fluido, y ha llevado la relojería a las puertas del nuevo milenio manteniendo las raíces de su proceso creativo en los orígenes de la medición del tiempo. Esta filosofía ha ido un paso más allá con el nuevo H0 de HYT, que con la pureza de sus líneas materializa la idea abstracta de un código fuente...

Las aberturas con forma de gota en la superficie de la esfera revelan una pequeña sección de los fuelles. HYT ha basado el volumen del H0 en el círculo, la gota y las ondas para reflejar su inquebrantable creencia en el principio fundamental de que el tiempo y el espacio son una misma cosa. El diseño de estas curvas primigenias se inspira en un guijarro redondeado por el agua que fluye de un manantial de montaña.

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#sihh2017: HYT ilumina el Skull Pocket

HYT ha presentado el Skull Pocket, el primer reloj de bolsillo de su historia. Una nueva caja, la primera combinación del diseño Skull con una fuente de luz mecánica, acabados exclusivos y solo 8 piezas disponibles: el Skull Pocket marca un punto de inflexión en el desarrollo de HYT.

Con el Skull Pocket, HYT insiste en su deseo de inventar los relojes del futuro utilizando los conocimientos del pasado y la ciencia del presente. El reloj de bolsillo es uno de los legados más nobles de la relojería tradicional, y ahora se ha convertido en un nuevo y estimulante medio de expresión para HYT. Esta pieza interactiva única irradia un «arte de vivir» tan contemporáneo como anticonvencional.

La tecnología de fluidos integrada en el Skull Pocket de HYT se alinea perfectamente con todos los conceptos del reloj mecánico tradicional, pero los lleva al siglo XXI. Esta capacidad para catapultar la relojería de alta gama mucho más allá de sus horizontes convencionales es una de las razones por las que HYT acaba de unirse al muy exclusivo círculo de marcas asociadas a la Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.

Subiendo el listón

El Skull Pocket, una de las creaciones más elegantes de HYT, está disponible en una edición limitada de 8 piezas. Por primera vez, el módulo de fuente de luz desarrollado para el modelo Metropolis ha sido combinado con la característica calavera de la colección Skull.

Este módulo incluye dos LED situados bajo la pieza de las 6 en punto. El microgenerador que los activa está integrado en la caja, y convierte la energía mecánica en electricidad. El muelle del barrilete se carga girando la corona con pulsador dedicado, situada a las 4:30. Al presionar el pulsador de la corona, el muelle se libera y el microgenerador empieza a operar a gran velocidad, lo cual produce la electricidad necesaria para iluminar los dos LED. Esta luz baña al Skull Pocket con un suave resplandor azul y le da al líquido verde un fulgor fluorescente.

La luz se mantiene encendida durante unos cinco segundos. Transcurrido este tiempo, el mecanismo debe ser reiniciado. Esta función no requiere pilas ni electrónica, ya que el proceso es completamente mecánico. El desarrollo de este ensamblaje patentado, que utiliza un total de 82 componentes, fue una tarea especialmente meticulosa debido a la extrema miniaturización y a la forma curvilínea del diseño.

Exterior de alta costura

El ensamblaje está contenido en una caja de 59 mm creada especialmente para el Skull Pocket y fabricada con titanio y titanio DLC negro. En lugar de las asas, HYT ha desarrollado un sistema exclusivo de cubierta para proteger la esfera. Este sistema está articulado por una bisagra situada a las 12 en punto y se activa con la emblemática pieza de las 6 en punto, que se ha convertido en uno de los sellos de identidad estética de la marca. La cubierta presenta un patrón grabado con inserciones de cuero, y puede ser totalmente personalizada.

Al presionar suavemente la pieza de las 6 hacia abajo, la cubierta se abre para revelar la esfera del Skull Pocket. Por primera vez, la calavera presenta un moderno diseño completamente facetado que refleja sutilmente la luz y refuerza el acabado Clous de Paris que la rodea.

Por la noche, la luz emana al instante generando un suave resplandor azul que llena la caja y hace reaccionar al líquido coloreado con tinte fluorescente. El tiempo se puede leer intuitivamente en la circunferencia alrededor de la calavera, que presenta índices con números arábigos tratados con Super-LumiNova. Los segundos se indican en el ojo izquierdo, y la reserva de marcha es visible en el ojo derecho. La pieza está unida a una cadena de titanio creada especialmente para el Skull Pocket. Su estructura facetada, que alterna acabados pulidos y satinados, ha sido diseñada para replicar la estética de la calavera en una prolongación tangible de su espíritu.

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Skull Pocket:
HYT ilumina el reloj de bolsillo

HYT presenta el Skull Pocket, el primer reloj de bolsillo de su historia. Una nueva caja, la primera combinación del diseño Skull con una fuente de luz mecánica, acabados exclusivos y solo 8 piezas disponibles: el Skull Pocket marca un punto de inflexión en el desarrollo de la tecnología de relojería basada en fluidos de HYT.

«Nuestro objetivo inicial era cautivar a nuestros coleccionistas con una pieza de edición limitada extremadamente exclusiva. Pero, ¿qué campo de la relojería nos faltaba por revolucionar? La respuesta surgió inmediatamente, y era tan evidente que nadie habría esperado jamás que lo intentáramos: nuestro primer reloj de bolsillo».

Esta afirmación de Vincent Perriard, cofundador de HYT, confirma la filosofía que siempre ha guiado a la marca: inventar los relojes del futuro utilizando los conocimientos del presente y la experiencia del pasado.

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Alinghi
Campeones de la Extreme Sailing Series 2016

Sídney, 12 de diciembre de 2016 – La empresa suiza independiente de relojes de lujo HYT confirma su presencia en Australia durante las 4 jornadas del campeonato Extreme Sailing Series, y elige a MAD & Associates como agente exclusivo de la marca.

HYT inauguró sus actividades en Australia con un programa de 4 días de eventos y actos de patrocinio en colaboración con MAD & Associates, agente exclusivo de la marca en el país.

HYT es el orgulloso patrocinador del Team Alinghi, uno de los 8 equipos participantes en esta competición de vela. La marca suiza invitó a prensa y clientes al Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron para la última etapa de la Extreme Sailing Series 2016, celebrada en el puerto de Sídney entre el 8 y el 11 de diciembre de 2016.

Los invitados tuvieron la oportunidad de conocer a los miembros del equipo Alinghi, y a pesar de la fuerza del viento (que llegó hasta los 35 nudos), también pudieron disfrutar de la experiencia de navegar en los catamaranes hidrodeslizadores ultrarrápidos GC32 en el puerto de Sídney.

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H1 GHOST: LIGHT EMERGES FROM THE DARK

The aesthetic features of the H1 Ghost play on this duality. Day and night, shadow and light constantly contrast. The black DLC titanium case presents alternating brushed, micro-blasted and satin-finished finishes, but their intense black only serves to better reflect the light.

The H1 Ghost has been designed around a new black fluid that does not emit or reflect any light. However, the H1 Ghost can be read in the dark; HYT developed a unique use of Super-LumiNova: the material illuminates the capillary from underneath along its entire translucent stretch, beyond the black fluid.

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#BreakingNews: HYT se une a la Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie

Hoy tenemos el placer de anunciar que HYT ha entrado en el grupo de marcas asociadas a la Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH). HYT ha reescrito las normas de la alta relojería, y ha reinventado sus tradiciones con audacia...

Hoy tenemos el placer de anunciar que HYT ha entrado en el grupo de marcas asociadas a la Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH). HYT ha reescrito las normas de la alta relojería, y ha reinventado sus tradiciones con audacia pero sin traicionar su compromiso con la excelencia en ningún momento. Por estas razones, HYT se ha ganado su lugar en el escenario de la alta relojería tal como la fundación la define. Con este nombramiento, la relación entre HYT y la FHH seguirá floreciendo aún más.

«Estamos encantados de que la FHH haya reconocido nuestra naturaleza innovadora, inconformista y creativa, que sin embargo se expresa en el marco estricto de la alta relojería», explica el CEO de HYT Grégory Dourde. «En teoría, la integración de la tecnología de fluidos en un reloj mecánico implicaba la unión imposible de dos mundos opuestos. Sin embargo, nosotros lo logramos. Hoy en día, HYT tiene 48 empleados que trabajan en cinco colecciones permanentes y producen unas 400 piezas al año. Este nombramiento supone un importante apoyo y un estímulo para seguir adelante en nuestra cruzada por inventar los relojes del futuro, tanto para nuestro equipo, que tantos desafíos ha superado, como para nuestros clientes, que han creído en nosotros durante los últimos cinco años».

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Hora de marcar un HYTo mundial

Este otoño, empezamos la temporada con una gira mundial que presentará la nueva

colección H1 Colorblock de HYT.

Fechas de la gira:

- Presentaciones en Latinoamérica, del 8 de octubre al 11 de noviembre

- Presentaciones en China, del 10 al 14 de octubre

- SIAR, México, del 18 al 20 de octubre

- Nueva York, del 24 al 26 de octubre

- A Journey Through Time, Kuala Lumpur, del 4 al 13 de noviembre

- Dubai Watch Week, del 15 al 19 de noviembre

- Masters of LXRY, Ámsterdam, 10 y 11 de diciembre

Si tiene previsto estar en alguna de estas grandes ciudades, póngase en contacto con nosotros y estaremos encantados de enviarle una invitación para asistir a estos eventos.

Manténgase al día de todas las novedades en instagram.com/hytwatches vía #hytslive. O, aún mejor, ¡visítenos si se encuentra en alguna de estas grandes ciudades!

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HYT celebra su tercer aniversario. Después de marcar un hito en la relojería del siglo XXI, HYT deja ahora una huella a todo color: la colección Colorblock. Diversión, color, placer. Tres palabras, ¿un tema? Para celebrar este aniversario, queríamos complacer a nuestros seguidores y...

HYT celebra su tercer aniversario. Después de marcar un hito en la relojería del siglo XXI, HYT deja ahora una huella a todo color: la colección Colorblock.

Diversión, color, placer. Tres palabras, ¿un tema? Para celebrar este aniversario, queríamos complacer a nuestros seguidores y jugar un poco con lo que habíamos creado hasta el momento, empezando por nuestro primer bebé: el H1. Esta es una oportunidad para ofrecer a nuestro entusiasta público una versión exclusiva de este modelo tan emblemático que ahora incorpora características únicas. Los tres colores de la colección Colorblock son amarillo, azul y rojo. Estos colores están en sintonía con el espíritu de HYT: imponente, fresco, explosivo e inconformista. Los colores son visibles en la esfera, la carrura y la correa.

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HYT amplía su garantía a 5 años

Para celebrar su tercer aniversario, HYT ha decidido ofrecer algo diferente a sus clientes: A partir del 1 de julio de 2016, todos los nuevos relojes HYT contarán con una garantía ampliada de 3 a 5 años. Esta ampliación también funciona de forma retroactiva, de manera que la garantía de las piezas adquiridas antes de esta fecha también se extenderá dos años más.

Aparte de lo que significa este gesto, queríamos asegurarnos de que todos nuestros clientes puedan beneficiarse de los avances tecnológicos que hemos implementado. Esta es nuestra forma de dar las gracias a nuestros clientes visionarios, que comparten nuestra pasión por inventar un nuevo concepto de relojería y que han creído en nosotros desde el principio. Los dos años de garantía adicional son nuestro regalo a quienes reafirman cada día su compromiso con nosotros.

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HYT BESPOKE: CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM-MADE HYT WATCH

HYT is proud to launch a new service : "HYT BESPOKE".

The goal of the HYT Bespoke team is to meet specific and unique requests of collectors who have their own, personal creative vision. HYT Bespoke offers solutions ranging from personalisation options to the creation of ultra-exclusive and unique pieces.

All of HYT's artistic, scientific and technological expertise are channelled into these one-off creations.

Each project of this type is built around a dialog. Intense, exclusive, it must capture the essence of the customer's expectations and personality. Depending on the request, creative meetings are held, along with visits to HYT's laboratories to allow the customer to discover in detail the full potential of HYT and its ecosystem – a marriage of creativity and engineering. The customer thus enjoys a truly immersive experience throughout the development of his or her watch, from manufacture right through to fitting.

Complete confidentiality is guaranteed for those customers who desire it.

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Download « HYT WORLD » App & Visit the HYT’s Laboratory & Workshop in Switzerland

We are delighted to announce HYT has launched its new « HYT WORLD » APP available from Apple Store and Google Play.

Download the APP, take the Quiz and win a trip to Switzerland !

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Turn off the lights !

Will Laurent Picciotto, equipped with his H4 Metropolis, dare to shut down the City of Light ? Watch our video to find out !

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It’s alive!

Meet with our Dr. Frankenstein - HYT and Laurent Picciotto (Chronopassion) pay tribute to the 200 years of Mary Shelley's masterpiece : Frankenstein or the new Prometheus.

No need to say more, discover the video starring the H3 (unveiled during the Baselworld 2015) and Laurent Picciotto.

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H1 Air collection: an airborne H1 family takes flight

The 3 H1 Air pieces can hardly keep their feet on the ground! To begin with, they arrive together as non-identical triplets the first time HYT unveils a complete collection of limited pieces in one shot.

Secondly, the pieces explore unchartered territory such as the maritime world or camouflage. But the third and most surprising aspect to the air collection is that HYT presents its first classical piece! Are the enfants terribles of Hydro-Mechanics growing up?

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Axl Rose and HYT: Get Ready to Rock and roll

HYT is honored to count Axl Rose as a new "Friend of the Brand", partnering with the iconic singer and founder of legendary rock band Guns N' Roses, announced today. In honor of Rose joining the HYT family, a limited-edition watch will be created to celebrate this new friendship.

"Axl is a huge fan of watches in general but when he came across HYT he was really blown away!" explains Vincent Perriard (HYT Co-founder & Board Member). "Axl and HYT share the same unconventional attitude. I can feel this partnership is going to be very Rock’n’roll!".

Mehmet Korutürk, Co-Founder of Magnat Creative Agency adds : "We are really excited to be part of the collaboration between Mr. Axl Rose – a true rock icon – and HYT, one of the most cutting edge companies in Haute Horlogerie."

This partnership will be based on the creation of a limited edition of one of HYT’s most iconic timepieces: the Skull. The watch will be presented at the next SIHH, in January 2017 in Geneva.

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HYT: another step forward into motor sports with Panis-Barthez Competition

HYT is proud to announce its partnership with this brand new team – Panis-Barthez Compétition - created in January 2016 and currently competing in the European Le Mans Series. Through this new partnership, HYT reaffirms its quest for performance and endurance. Indeed, HYT’s commitment to manufacturing high technology fluidic watches exactly matches Panis-Barthez Competition’s own philosophy: performance driven by passion.

The name of the team comes from the association of the name of its founders, two emblematic figures of French elite sports. Oliver Panis is the last French who won the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix and Fabien Barthez the one and only goalkeeper who led the French football team to its World Champion Title in 1998 and UEFA European Champion Title in 2000.

The team is very ambitious for this season and is aiming to win in the ELMS category with two cars. HYT wishes the team the very best of luck for the next races of the season:

June 18-19 - 24 hours of Le Mans

July 17 - 4 hours of the Red Bull Ring

August 28 - 4 hours of Le Castellet

September 25 - 4 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

October 23 - 4 hours of Estoril

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RC44 celebrates its 10 years with HYT alongside

HYT and Russell Coutts are not only partners. Since 2015 the creator of the RC44 monohull is present on all the seas hoisting their synergies for all to see. HYT is the only hydro mechanical watch and the natural partner for this monohull that is so prestigious that it has its own RC44 Championship Tour. It is the 10 year anniversary of these races that HYT would like to hail.

"Some people offer flowers, some people offer cakes at birthday. We thought we'd develop a new H4 for Russell".

The new H4 RC44 unites all the maritime codes of this race: blue liquid, technical design, the same colour codes of the regatta and an ultra-light carbon case like the RC44's hull. And the last detail that we will only see at HYT: A seconds wheel that emulates the golden bar that the monohull raises when it is winning.

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H2 Alinghi: HYT sets sail once more!

For the second year of their partnership, HYT and Alinghi hoist their sails even higher with the H2 Alinghi which follows in the wake of the H4 Alinghi. ‘It’s a very successful twosome – just like the Alinghi team, twice winner of the America’s Cup’, says Vincent Perriard, Member of the board & co-founder of HYT.

For the first time in its history, HYT has built an H2 with a full untreated titanium case. This is also the very first H2 to feature the new black liquid, unveiled at the beginning of the year. The H2’s caliber has been suitably adapted: for the first time, it’s been crafted in two-tone black and grey; above it glides a brand new central minutes hand, drawing inspiration from marine-style hands.

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Congratulations to Jean-Eric Vergne for his podium!

HYT congratulates Jean-Eric Vergne, Formula E driver and brand ambassador, for his magnificent race and for his terrific podium place at the Paris ePrix!

Just like HYT, Jean-Eric Vergne (also known as « JEV ») has a passion for mechanics and, above all, for technical excellence. JEV needs to excel on a daily basis, as does HYT in its desire to revolutionise the world of watchmaking through each of the collections it presents."

In the same time, we wish JEV a Happy 26th Birthday!

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Baselworld 2016 : Discover the HYT novelties

The HYT novelties are waiting for you at Baselworld 2016! Come and visit us at Le Palace, Booth 3A.

Discover Vincent Perriard's - CEO of HYT - products' presentation : the Skull Bad Boy and the H1 Full Gold.

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Swiss Pioneers of Groundbreaking Fluid Technology

Swiss based HYT SA (HYT) and Preciflex SA (Preciflex) announced today they had successfully raised CHF23 million for the launch of a new suite of Swiss made products that are expected to be available on the market within 36 months.

Investors included the founders and existing shareholders, together with Mr. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and a Swiss-based private asset management company as a strategic anchor investor. Beat C. Burkhardt, President and CEO of Tetral SA will join the Board of HYT and Fulvio Maccarone, Head of Private Investments of Tetral SA will join the Board of Preciflex.

The young Swiss companies initially set out to raise CHF15 million but, due to the level of interest from potential investors, decided to increase the amount of the capital raising. Co- Founder and Board Member of HYT and Preciflex, Emmanuel Savioz, commented ‘We knew we had the right idea, the right business model and the right people to make it happen. What we needed to bring the development and deployment of our technology to the next step was more financing and in doing so, we were fortunate enough to attract the right partners too.’

Co-Founder and Chairman of HYT and Preciflex, Patrick Berdoz, added ‘this is a singular opportunity for us to develop, grow and expand and we thank all our partner investors for this exceptional vote of confidence in our companies and in our people.’

The groundbreaking fluid technology is currently available in the luxury independent watch industry with HYT’s disruptive and innovative mechanical timepieces that use liquid to indicate the time. Launched in 2012, HYT’s watches are available in 69 points of sale worldwide. HYT was awarded “Best Innovative Watch” of the year by the Grand Prix de l’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) in 2012. This Series C Financing will enable HYT to launch a new proprietary and powerful movement allowing case size reduction in addition to the introduction of multiple fluidic indications.

Preciflex has various applications in the fields of micro and meso-fluidic that can be utilised in industries as diverse as the horological, automotive or medical sectors. This Series C Financing will accelerate the development of a new fluidic watch for a wider market at different price points in addition to a new type of fluidic jewellery. The trademarked technology opens an unprecedented era of creativity in both these markets and it is expected that the new products will either be launched with strategic players or through a sister company under a new brand.

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Skull Bad Boy: Dark side of the Skull

Skull. Bad. Boy.

Need we say more? The name really says it all. Its appearance speaks volumes, yet masks a stunning complexity. There's more to the skull than meets the eye!

One would naturally assume that the starting point for the Skull Bad Boy was the skull itself, unveiled by HYT in 2015. Not so. The creative impetus actually came from the new liquid which surrounds it. This is not a simple aesthetic variation. This opaque black, so simple to look at, took more than 12 months to develop.

To go with this new black liquid, HYT wanted to create a skull with the distinctive appearance of Damascus steel, used for knives and Samurai swords. The dial comprises two half-moons decorated with the Clous de Paris stud pattern. Its indexes are created in a Gothic font, complementing the Skull Bad Boy's hard rock look.

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As « all things come in threes », HYT welcomes its latest « Friend of the Brand », the Australian motorsports racer, Peter Hackett

A year ago, HYT introduced its very first Ambassador, Jean-Eric Vergne from the motorsports industry and competing as a racing driver at the FIA Formula E. At the beginning of the year, HYT reinforced its position in the racing industry by launching its partnership with Peter Li Zhi Cong, the young FIA F3 racer from China. Today, we are happy to announce our latest addition to our racing family, Australian Friend of the Brand Chief Driving Instructor of Mercedes AMG GT3, Peter Hackett.

HYT is honored to count on Peter Hackett into its growing « Friends of the Brand » band. Vincent Perriard explained that Peter is a huge fan of the brand and, more importantly, he is a proud owner of an HYT watch, the H1 Titanium Black DLC that he bought long time before discussing about this partnership. Peter perfectly knows the brand as a final customer and he completely falls for the complexity of our products. « This kind of association is just unique for a brand. « Indeed, to have your final client as your Ambassador is the best thing a brand can imagine to have » Perriard said.

As Peter Hackett insistes on the video the brand posted on its social media, Hackett loves innovation, science, passion and technology, it’s why he chose the HYT’s Skull Green Eye for testing it during its daily life and during a year fully planned of races.

The two-time Australian GT runner-up is among the first to import Mercedes’ new GT3 challenger to form a new team to contest the 2016 Australian GT Championship.

Just like HYT, Vergne and Li Zhi Cong, Hackett is also fascinated by mechanics and, above all, for technical excellence.

HYT is delighted to support Peter Hackett during his Eggleston Motor Sport Customer Sports Racing AMG GT3 for the 2016 season.

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HYT OPENS FIRST EPONYMOUS BOUTIQUE IN STARHILL GALLERY, KUALA LUMPUR

Rule breaking independent Swiss ultra luxury watch brand cements its presence in Kuala Lumpur luxury mall, Starhill Gallery with a permanent store of over 1200sqft.

Stratospheric growth

HYT burst onto the scene in 2012 with a fluid technology that revolutionised the horological world. Never before had timepieces used fluids to display the time.

After only 3 full years of activity, the Neuchatel based company offers its customers a palette of 5 very different collections available in 69 points of sales around the globe.

HYT’s South East Asia Hub

In October 2014, HYT opened a hub in Singapore a strategic decision to go to the very heart of one of its most important customer base, South East Asia. The Singapore hub serves as the region’s head quarters and supports the brand’s growth in key markets resulting today in points of sales in Singapore, Jakarta and until now a pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur in addition to points of sales in Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

HYT’s first eponymous boutique

The boutique in Starhill Gallery replaces the temporary store HYT opened in October 2014. A stark yet luxurious space, it offers its customers an insight into HYT’s world of fluid technology.

‘We have a fantastic location in Starhill Gallery Adorn Floor and wanted to make the most of it.’ says HYT Artistic Director Xavier Casals. ‘1200sqft of blank page was an amazing opportunity for us! We gave a lot of thought to the design and wanted to offer everyone who steps into the space an opportunity to live the HYT experience which is more than just about watches but embodies innovation, technology and the ability to dare and to achieve the impossible. We hope our customers like it.’

Partnership with Starhill Gallery

Vincent Perriard HYT CEO added ‘Starhill Gallery epitomises luxury and sophistication and we are very happy to be here. Starhill Gallery is an established institution and a trusted source of inspiration that, in the challenging and competitive industry of luxury fashion, adroitly position the brands it houses’.

‘With the opening of our permanent boutique we cement the presence we already had with our temporary store and signal our commitment to this market.’ Perriard concluded.

YTL Corporation Berhad Group Managing Director Tan Sri (Dr.) Francis Yeoh said, ‘Starhill Gallery is continuously on the lookout for dynamic and niche brands to offer its loyal customers; brands that offer something different, something qualitative, something unique. HYT is that and we welcome them to the family and look forward to further innovations and amazing developments from the Hydro Mechanical Horologists in the years to come.’

Boutique inauguration on 4 February 2016

HYT inaugurated its boutique launch on 4 February 2016 with a cocktail reception in the presence of Tan Sri (Dr.) Francis Yeoh, Group Managing Director of YTL Corporation Berhad.

More than 60 guests including rising young star Hannah Lo, who presided over the event as MC, gathered at the boutique to raise their glasses in support of HYT’s most recent achievement!

Please visit HYT’s boutique on UG 19 Adorn Floor, Starhill Gallery, 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

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H2 Tradition: HYT’s retro contemporary U-turn

"We have always said that we would never create a classic piece. Having said that, this is exactly what we've done!"

Vincent Perriard, HYT's CEO, loves nothing better than exploring the brand's vast capacity for expression. From its very beginnings, the brand has blazed new trails, experimenting, creating, inventing... Its driving force — innovation — has propelled all its models to greater heights than anyone could have imagined. And now, HYT has reached the very summit. From this tempting viewpoint, how could HYT not cast a contemplative eye over three centuries of watchmaking?

"Fluid innovation is, and will remain, in our DNA", continues Vincent Perriard, "but this doesn't prevent us from playing around with the codes of traditional watchmaking. Fun, experimentation, the joy of surprise: after all, that's what we do best!".

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HYT reinforces its link with motorsports through a partnership with the young FIA F3 racer, Peter Li Zhi Cong

HYT is proud to announce its first Chinese athlete partnership: Peter Li Zhi Cong, the young racing driver who will compet at the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in 2016.

« Youth. Tenacity. Multiculturalism». Three key values that the Neuchâtel-based watch start-up wishes to promote through this latest partnership, affirms Vincent Perriard, CEO of HYT. Peter Li Zhi Cong is one of the youngest driver from China in the motorsports industry.

Vincent Perriard explained that he is talented and ambitious. Peter Li said : « I am pleased to be apart of the of the HYT family as I really like their unique and groundbreaking watches. I am proud be the first Chinese sportsman of this great company and looking forward to starting this great adventure together. 2016 will be an important year for me in the FIA Formula 3 Championship and will be doing my best to achieve strong results. »

Just like HYT, Peter Li Zhi has a passion for mechanics and, above all, for technical excellence.

HYT is delighted to support Peter Li on his latest FIA Formula 3 races during the 2016 season.

2016 CALENDAR :

01-03 : April Paul Ricard (WTCC) FRA

22-24 : April Hungaroring (WTCC) HUN

13-15 : May Pau (F3 GP) FRA

20-22 : May Red Bull Ring - Spielberg (DTM) AUT

24-26 : June Norisring (DTM) DEU

15-17 : July Zandvoort (DTM) NLD

28-30 : July Spa-Francorchamps (Blancpain GT Series) BEL

09-11 September : Nürburgring (DTM) DEU

30 September – 02 October : Imola (ETCC) ITA

14-16 October : Hockenheim (DTM) DEU

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The very new Skull Maori

Vincent perriard, HYT CEO, gets straight to the point – the skull, hyt’s new extraordinary and unprecedented creation, breaks all the rules.

When asked what the driving force behind the creation of the skull maori was, hyt art director xavier casals discussed the desire to further emphasise the skull shape of the piece by using a rare and traditional hand engraving, a beautiful metier d’art. Casals added that the use of the maori tribal tattoo, often associated with a skull, was another integral part to the concept.

For the skull collection, the glass tube is bent into the shape of a skull, and the level of complexity skyrockets because of the eight bends needed to create the skull. Normally, when a tube is bent, the inside diameter is reduced, restricting the flow of the liquid (think of a kink in a garden hose, for example). To avoid this occurring, hyt had to find a solution to counteract this reduction so as not to affect the precision of the watch. Hyt’s engineers worked together with glassblowers to fully understand how glass works, how it responds to heat, speed, angles and gravity. Thanks to mastering these factors, the brand’s engineers were able to reduce this undesirable effect to a minimum.

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Discover the H4 Metropolis – The Movie

Watch the video and discover the H4 Metropolis and this light system!

The generator has been nestled between 4 and 5 o'clock. It is invisible, and activated by the push-piece located opposite on the case middle. The process is broadly that of a dynamo: converting mechanical power into light energy. It is the rotation of the push-piece at 4:30 that winds the generator. Pressure on this same push-piece then activates the two LEDs which bathe the Metropolis in a soft blue light.

The H4 Metropolis will be released as a run of 100 pieces with a titanium and DLC case and a black rubber base with integrated NOMEX© canvas strap, available from October 27 2015 previously at Colette in Paris and worldwide from mid-November.

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HYT bathes its H4 in light

The H4 Alinghi is the world's first watch dynamo converting mechanical power into light to read the time even in the dark.

Innovation within tradition, the DNA of haute horlogerie, the movement heritage, and so on: forget it all. HYT does things its own way, and discards these received ideas. Need a known quantity to hang on to? Good news: the H4 Alinghi tells the time. As for the rest, you will need to forget anything that has been seen, designed, or even imagined before now.

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H2 AVIATOR: A LOFTY CREATION FOR HYT

With an already imposing name, the H2 Aviator is the first time HYT creates a timepiece destined for aviation lovers which each step of its concept designed to satisfy aeronautical codes. The H2 Aviator isn't simply an evolution, it is a true transformation of HYT's iconic H2 launched in 2013, a piece easily distinguishable by its 'V' shaped positioned bellows.

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HYT will hit the SIHH 2016 !

We are really thrilled and honored to announce that the « Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie » has invited HYT to join the SIHH, which will take place in Geneva next January 18–22, 2016.

After only 2 years of activities, HYT continues its development and join the most prestigious Watch Show in the world. HYT is – of course – preparing an incredible creative year full of fluids and mechanical surprises !

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HYT forges a link with motor sports through a partnership with Jean-Eric Vergne

HYT is proud to announce its first ambassador and latest partnership: Jean-Eric Vergne, the young racing driver who is currently competing at the FIA Formula E in London.

« Youth. Hybrid mechanics. Future ». Three key values that the Neuchâtel-based watch start-up wishes to promote through this partnership, affirms Vincent Perriard, CEO of HYT. Jean-Eric Vergne is currently the youngest driver in both Formula 1 and FIA Formula E and therefore one of the sport's brightest hopes.

Vincent Perriard explained that it took very few meetings with the young driver before he was adopted by the team. He is talented and ambitious, yet remains truly humble. Just like HYT, Jean-Eric Vergne (also known as « JEV ») has a passion for mechanics and, above all, for technical excellence. JEV needs to excel on a daily basis, as does HYT in its desire to revolutionise the world of watchmaking through each of the collections it presents.

HYT is delighted to support Jean-Eric Vergne on his latest FIA Formula E race which takes

place on 27th and 28th June 2015 in London, but also during the 2015-2016 season, details of which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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HYT hits HARRODS Pop-up store in Porto Cervo

The Hydro Mechanical Horologists are very honored to be showcased during the two summer months at the new and most prestigious pop-up department store of the United Kindgom in Porto Cervo : HARRODS !

Let’s come and visit HYT to discover our fluidic exclusivities or call us at +39 349 13 41 927

Stay tuned !

Location map : HYT Porto Cervo Boutique, Harrod's Prestige Village, Porto Cervo, Italy

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DISCOVER THE H1 AIR RC44

In February, HYT announced its partnership with the RC44 Championship Tour, created in 2007 by the legendary Russell Coutts, 5 times winner of the America's Cup.

"For this occasion, we needed a piece that of course leveraged on our fluid technology but also ensured the performance and the lightness of a monocoque." says HYT CEO Vincent Perriard.

The H1 AIR RC44 movement is covered by a sapphire dial, another first for HYT. The part of the dial covering the bellows remains transparent to allow an unobstructed view of the heart of the watch. On this timepiece, the sapphire dial is adorned with a applied chapter made of a single piece of carbon, evoking the ultra perfectionist structures of racing monocoques. This H1's architecture designed in stratum, firstly with the movement, then the sapphire dial and then finally the applied chapter, allowed us to integrate new depths and a different volume and richness to the piece. Limited edition of 22 pieces.

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HYT AND ALINGHI : FLYING ACROSS THE WATER

Patrick Berdoz, chairman of HYT, launches the partnership with Alinghi under full sail: "this partnership is, above all, a fantastic meeting of two high-tech worlds and two leading teams. Alinghi defies the elements to fly across the water, while HYT defies traditional watchmaking to master the measurement of time using fluids. We are very proud to be associated with Alinghi's new challenge, and with this legendary team."

Having won two America's Cups, as well as the Extreme Sailing Series and Decision 35 in 2014, Alinghi is attacking the new season starting with the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour.

A new navigation technique means one thing: innovation. That's why it's completely logical for Alinghi to partner with HYT in the watchmaking field for a season full of discoveries.

For the Alinghi Skipper and twice winner of the America’s Cup, Ernesto Bertarelli: "HYT defies the laws of physics with its extremely high-tech Swiss Made developments. Alinghi shares this ambition and these values in more ways than one, and the whole team is delighted with the partnership."

Vincent Perriard, CEO of HYT, adds: "Just like HYT, Alinghi has never stopped innovating and reinventing itself. With our hydro-mechanical watch concept, we have reinvented the measurement of time, while Alinghi has helped reinvent sailing with its involvement in GC32 racing."

The first season of the Bullitt GC 32 Racing Tour will start on 23rd April in Marseille, with an initial training session, and HYT will be present as the "Official watch of Alinghi".

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THE 2015 RC44 SAILING CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR !

The only wristwatch brand to ever produce timepieces that tell time by using liquids, HYT has an undeniable association with fluids and so, for its very first partnership, HYT chose full immersion of its « fluid DNA » to become the Official Timekeeper of the 2015 RC44 Championship Tour.

HYT CEO Vincent Perriard announced the first venture of the brand into the world of international Yacht Racing by joining with RC44 (Co-designed by five-time America’s Cup winner Russell Coutts and naval architect Andrej Justin).

HYT is celebrating this partnership by launching a limited edition series of watches specifically designed for the RC44 Class Association. Reflecting the nature of the Class, the watches will be the pinnacle of innovative engineering, high-tech materials, and beautiful design.

The ninth edition of the RC44 Championship Tour will make its debut in Malta's renowned capital Valletta, City of the Knights from the 25 – 29 March. The Class will go on to tour some of the finest sailing venues in Europe including a debut for Porto Cervo, Italy and the Swedish Island of Marstrand before rolling onto the Atlantic swell of Cascais, Portugal.

To finish off the season, the fleet will make their winter migration to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands for the final event of the season in the turquoise waters of the central Caribbean Sea.

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HYT Clinches ‘Favourite Mens Watch Award’ At Kuala Lumpur’s A Journey Though Time VIII with its limited edition H1 Dracula!

Independent Swiss luxury watch brand HYT goes from strength to strength in S.E. Asia as its best selling H1 Dracula DLC steals the show at Starhill Gallery’s A Journey Through Time VIII.

Switzerland, 1 December 2014 – HYT’s very popular H1 Dracula DLC was named winner of The Favourite Mens Watch Award during the prestigious A Journey Through Time VIII, 21-28 November 2014.

The award winners were selected by an international panel of five expert judges, including Dr. Bernard Chong who has presided over both the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. Announced during the 28 November closing grand gala dinner, the Prize lauded the Dracula’s daring use of fluids and mechanics in the same watch and striking masculine design.

Launched in September 2014, HYT’s limited edition H1 Dracula DLC was inspired by the unforgettable 19th century vampire legend and incorporates an unstructured red fluid on the dial and red veins on a sleek black alligator strap. Its 48.8mm titanium black DLC case has brushed, shot-peened and satin-finished surfaces. It has a mechanical HYT calibre hand-wound movement, 65-hour power reserve, hand-chamfered bridges and is adorned with côtes de Genève, rhodiumed bellows.

The Dracula is one of HYT’s 20 ground breaking models and representative of the brand’s determination to break with classical watch-making traditions with highdisruptive high-technology concepts.

Launched in 2012 The Hydro Mechanical Horologists revolutionised the horlogical market with the use of game changing fluid technology that unites mechanics and liquid within a wristwatch. The use of hydro mechanics was a first ever in the watch industry and HYT was the winner of the 2012 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prize, Best innovative Watch Concept (Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve).

2 years on and HYT has more than 50 points of sale wordwide. In the last 6 weeks HYT opened HYT Asia in Singapore, the brand’s first (non-retail) subsidiary to cater to the pressing demand coming from collectors in the region. This was followed by the launch of a commercial partnership with retail giant Time International for an exclusive distribution of its time pieces in Indonesia. HYT opened its first boutique in South East Asia in

November in Kuala Lumpur’s Starhill Gallery.

HYT CEO Vincent Perriard announced ‘we are extremely happy to have won the Favourite Mens Award. We know our watches ignite great interest and great passion in just about everyone we meet but competition was fierce!’ Perriard added ‘I got to meet a lot of collectors at the opening of HYT’s store in Kuala Lumpur and although I wasn’t surprised by the sophistication of collectors I was surprised by the consistent level of interest in our time pieces I encountered. Starhill Gallery Boutique is a great addition to the HYT family and will remain central to our development in S. E Asia’.

Collectors and Friends can visit the HYT Boutique at the Adorn Floor, Starhill Gallery, 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

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Hyt Opens Its First Boutique In Kuala Lumpur

HYT has opened its first eponymous boutique located in Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur’s exclusive shopping complex. The Hydro Mechanical Horologists debuted their store during the annual Journey Through Time VIII exhibition that unites the world’s most select collection of fine watches and jewellery for 8 days of mastery, innovation and technical prowess.

A 250 people strong party with VIP guests and local and foreign dignitaries accompanied the boutique launch. decided to open HYT Asia, a non-retail subsidiary of HYT in Singapore to cater to the pressing demand coming from collectors in S. E Asia.

HYT CEO Vincent Perriard said ‘I can’t begin to tell you how excited we are to be opening our first store. We are excited by this rapid expansion, by the passion that our watches evoke in collectors and by the dynamic that is so present in South East Asia and that has allowed us such powerful growth on the ground’. Perriard continued, ‘Starhill Gallery is an exquisite space, iconic for its classical beauty on the one hand and support of new and cutting edge brands on the other and we are proud to be here’.

Joseph Yeoh, Vice President, YTL Land & Development Bhd, YTL Hotels and Properties added ‘Starhill is increasingly becoming a platform for young and dynamic brands and we welcome HYT, one of the most daring brands to hit the horological industry ever, to the Starhill home.’

Collectors and HYT Friends can visit the HYT Boutique at the Adorn Floor, Starhill Gallery, 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur from 24 November 2014 onwards.

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Hyt Opens Its Doors In Asia

Independent Swiss luxury watch brand HYT establishes Singapore hub after arrival to the scene with revolutionary fluidic technology and stratospheric growth. 2 years on and more than 50 points of sale wordwide, HYT has decided to open HYT Asia, a non-retail subsidiary of HYT in Singapore to cater to the pressing demand coming from collectors in S. E Asia.

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A Master Watchmaker Returns to the Industry: Dominique Renaud joins HYT!

The strategic collaboration with the legendary concept watch specialist, Dominique Renaud, will further strengthen the Neuchâtel based HydroMechanical Horologists’ team as they continue to pioneer the field of highly complex movements in fine watchmaking.

Neuchâtel, September 3, 2014 - HYT CEO Vincent Perriard announced his decision to progressively introduce watchmaking teams and workshops into HYT's new Neuchatel premises, a gain in both independence and

mastery for HYT.

The significant partnership with Dominique Renaud will allow both parties to further explore their passion for fine watchmaking and technology of fluids bringing evolution and new developments to the industry. To this effect, Dominique Renaud's mandate will be to lead HYT's Fine Watchmaking department and Special Projects in Neuchatel.

HYT also continues to invest heavily in its niche and exceptional R&D 5-year programme hand in hand with Dominique Renaud thus allowing the young Swiss company to continue to bring ground breaking innovations to the

industry whilst keeping a firm grip on its production line and the watchmaking profession as a whole. HYT has many patents under application through its close partnership with Preciflex, the exclusive developer of HYT's liquid movements.

Spread amongst engineers, chemists, marketing, sales and production, HYT and Preciflex now count a staff force of more than 33 people, a number that will increase in Q4 2014 as HYT and Master Watchmaker Dominique

Renaud begin to build HYT's new team of Watchmakers.

Vincent Perriard announced 'We have some innovational ideas under development, advancements that will bring much more power to the motorisation of HYT's movements. This in turn will allow us to introduce

even more complications that unite mechanics and liquid in one wristwatch'.

HYT's alchemists of the extreme are only at the beginning of their hydromechanical horology exploration.

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Interview of HYT CEO by ping Dubai

Vincent Perriard interviewed by Ping Dubai, about the new H2, an extravagant watch in the incredible challenge of telling the time with water for the first time since the pharaohs.

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Interview With Vincent Perriard, CEO Of Hytwatches

Talking about the unicity of the brand and the hydraulique display of time just of days before the presentation of the new timepiece, the H2, in Baselworld 2013. Video containing exclusive images!

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