A standout recently at Geneva’s prestigious SIHH watch show, the Breva Génie 01 is the world’s first mechanical weather station worn on your wrist, using tiny aneroid capsules made of a patented non-magnetic memory metal, for both a barometer and an altimeter.
One winding lasts 65 hours—useful when you’re stuck atop the Alps without cellphone reception. Breva is selling just 55 of them, for $170,000 apiece.
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(This story appears in the 21 March, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)