The Return Of The Wristwatch | KCUR

The Return Of The Wristwatch

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Watches are about more than telling the time these days. They can monitor your body, connect to the internet, and play music. Techies at Garmin in Olathe, Kan., are busy re-inventing the wristwatch of the 21st century, while old-school techies are dedicated to keeping vintage timepieces ticking. 


  • Christina Bonnington, staff writer, Wired
  • Amy Nouri, media relations, Garmin
  • John Putnam, Cool Vintage Watches
  • Jim Summers, retired watch repairman