Where to wear your watch, left or right

Question: Why some people are wearing their watches on the left hand while others prefer the right hand? In 1524 Peter Henlein created the first pocket watch which was too heavy to wear them on a hand anyway so the discussion became actually for the first time in 1868 when Patek Philippe created the first wristwatch. Now most people wear their watch on the left hand, some argue that right handers prefer the left hand to avoid getting the watch damaged and there are more right handers than left handers.... » read more

ICMA Élan Award 2009 for smart transaction watch 2
icma elan award

The International Card Manufactures Association (ICMA) rewarded LAKS Smart Transaction Watch as winner in the category Best Vendor New Product, Equipment and Material in 2009. The winners were announced  at the  ICMA EXPO in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ICMA is called the voice the card industry includes member companies who manufacture, personalize and issue cards, as well as companies who supply equipment, materials and card components.  » mehr

Emirates launches LAKS smart transaction watch
emirates national bank watch

Emirates National Bank Dubai Launches the Middle East and Levant’s First Watch Using MasterCard® PayPass™ Contactless Payment Solution Emirates NBD and MasterCard developed this watch in collaboration with LAKS GmbH, a well-known Austrian watchmaker and Austria Card, the leading supplier of smart cards and personalization services in Central and Eastern Europe. This limited edition Emirates NBD MasterCard PayPass Watch is being issued as a supplementary device to MasterCard credit cards.... » read more

LAKS inspired by Klimt

LAKS has created watches for a long time. On its way to a world wide branding for art and technological watches (like smart transaction watch) we followed an inspiration. An inspiration that changed our LAKS  watch collection completely as we decided to start with a painting – The Kiss – from Gustav Klimt in 1989. What does it mean do start with a painting? We thought it was time to get something  ’new‘ for the watch face. Something we were emotionally connected. Therefore,... » read more

Welcome to the watch blog!

We are pleased to announce the launch of our blog. The watch blog by LAKS.com wants to inform you about design & technology of watches as well as the latest invention news. You will read exciting stories from today, tomorrow and the past. Get the inside stories  and be part of the development of new ideas. We are looking forward to seeing you. Watch the watch blog and discover the fascinating world of time. LAKS team  » mehr