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Tag Heuer's Monaco V4 is a concept watch that "uses belts instead of gears," which creates a lot less friction than cogs driving one another. Video after the jump.
To generate energy, a platinum ingot slides back and forth as you move your wrist. A series of 0.5-millimeter-wide belts transfers this energy to four spring-wound barrels. The barrels employ more belts (13 in all) to run a balance wheel that translates this energy
[via PopSci]

This entry was posted on 09/11/2006 00:40am and is filed under Video, Watches .
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