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Cabestan Sol Invictus is the First Solar-Powered Wrist Watch

 - Mar 21, 2010   Updated: Apr 1 2011
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The Cabestan Sol Invictus is the world's first solar wrist watch ready for commercial sale. Sol Invictus will combine solar cells, lithium-ion batteries, micromotors, and century-old electromechanical trimmings to ensure the timepiece keeps on ticking.

The Cabestan Sol Invictus watch will cost around CHF 595,000 and will be custom-made to the consumer's specification. See more amazing watches below.

Implications - Products like this clearly demonstrate how all major industries -- from architecture to fashion -- are rapidly moving towards a future that is fossil-fuel free. As environmental concerns increasingly step into the spotlight of society, products that harness clean energy alternatives such as solar power will only become more lucrative and sought after. Take note companies of the world.