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About

Words.

The right combination of words can be extremely powerful. Words help us to express ourselves, they inspire us and they bring us together. 

After two successful Kickstarter campaigns, we are back to introduce the world's most customizable watch: Quotes Watch. A watch that shows you words that mean something to you. 

With its cutting edge dot-matrix epaper display, the Quotes Watch is able to display any kind of text according to your preferences. It's simple:

Write Your Own: Display whatever you want on the watch. As long as you stay under 140 characters anything is possible. Your favorite quote, a reminder or even a shopping list - it's completely up to you. 

Receive personal messages: Selected loved ones can send you messages directly to your watch through the Quotes app.

Display quotes: You can select to display quotes from the quotes database connected to the app. 

Select Quote Categories: If you select to display quotes from the app, you will be able to choose the quote categories that most inspire you. 

Choose rotation: You decide how often a quote on the watchface should be replaced. Whether it's every 10 minutes or only once a day - your choice. 

Like or skip: With a simple swiping motion, you can like the text on the watchface (swipe up) or skip the displayed quote (swipe down).

Select fonts: Your text can be shown in any of the many appealing font-choices in the app.

Choose style filters: In case you would like to shake things up even more, we are offering a number of themed style filters to make your quotes appear even more interesting. 

Quotes Watch App: The watch comes with an easy to use app that runs on both Android and iOS. 

Choose your screen: In addition to swiping up and down you can also swipe left and right to show time only or text only. The default screen is a combination of quote and time. 

As we wanted to give you a watch worthy enough of displaying beautiful words, we invested more than 6 months into finding the perfect design for this unique timepiece. 

 We couldn't be more happy with the result: minimalistic design combined with clean lines and some modern elements, give your words a truly worthy frame, without distracting from the content.

The Quotes Watch design was crafted by ISPO Gold award-winning industrial designer Ulrich Oberwelz.

 The Quotes App will be available for both iOS and Android. With the help of a Bluetooth connection, the watch receives all quotes, personal messages and tweets directly from the app. 

The Quotes Watch will be available in 5 different colors. You will be able to choose your favorite color at the end of the campaign.

To make your Quotes Watch even more customizable, we have also prepared accessory straps in fun color variations. Add € 12 to your pledge to receive an additional strap of your choice. This way you will have two styles with one just watch. 

 See how these straps look on your watch here:

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 The Quotes Watch is the perfect tool for couples to connect on a more intimate level. While our phones are being spammed with all kinds of notifications and messages popping up constantly, the Quotes Watch allows you to decide who can send you messages to your watch. Get the set for two and you and your love can send eachother messages without all the distractions. 

 The set for two comes in the appealing twin box and is priced even more attractively than the single watch. Of course you can choose the colors. 

The watch comes with a magnetic 2 pin USB charging cable. The charging pins are located on the back of the watch. Through the magnetic alignment of the charging cable with the pins, charging is no hassle at all. However, for even more convenience we offer an optional charging-dock to make charging even easier - all you need to do is lay the watch on top of the charging plate. Find this accessory in reward-options below. 

We have reached our Kickstarter goal. Yea! Now it's time to introduce a stretch goal that will make this watch even more customizable:

If we can reach € 40,000 with our campaign, we will add Unicode support to the watch. So far, the Quotes Watch can only display fonts in the latin letter set. With Unicode, you will be able to display virtually anything. From any language characters to hieroglyphics, or even math equations: the world is your oyster. Here are some examples:

WHAT? is revolutionizing the watch industry one watch at a time by making watches that are unique in design and functionality for people that want to stand out. We build high quality watches that use just the right amount of technology to set us apart from both smartwatch and classic watch brands.  

SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN & SWISS ENGINEERING
Our watches are created according to Scandinavian design principles: Functionality, simplicity and clean lines, and when it comes to watch-making, Swiss engineering is best in class. That‘s why it’s at the core of everything we do.  

WE ARE A TRULY INTERNATIONAL TEAM 
It all started in Brooklyn, NY. This is where our founder Igor Basargin joined up with Masashi Kawamura, a renowned Japanese Creative Director, to come up with the concepts of our watches. After successfully launching, we are now operating worldwide, with offices in New York, Switzerland, Vienna and Hong Kong. Our team is made up of multiple Nationalities.   

PREVIOUS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGNS
We have successfully run two campaigns on Kickstarter so far. You might still remember our Calendar Watch campaign that was very well received by the Kickstarter community. After a successful funding of the Radar Watch campaign in recent months, we have also already started fulfillment of this campaign. We have received overwhelmingly positive feedback on the quality and functionality of both these projects. Find out more about these watches on www.whatwatch.com. 

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges
We have an experienced team, plus we successfully launched Calendar Watch in 2016, which has been well-received and has much of the same materials and technologies; genuine leather, high-grade stainless steel, low energy Bluetooth and an E-paper display.

In addition, we have developed over time a great support network, so that where our team is less experienced, we can still deliver great products.

Demand Forecasting Risk

We’ve done our very best to forecast demand and create a solid production plan according to our previous experience. We are also going to be updating the plan in accordance with the Kickstarter success and demand.

Supply Chain Risk

We’re working with a very capable team, who successfully delivered the previous Calendar Watch project to market. Nevertheless, component delays and unexpected shortages are possible. If this happens, we’ll be sure to keep you informed and work to quickly solve the problem.

Communication is key for us - just take a look at our previous Kickstarter campaigns and you will see that this was one of the aspects our backers liked the most about us!

Thank you in advance for your support!

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    One Quotes Watch - Super Early Bird

    Quotes Watch of your choice for 42% off expected future retail price (€ 129).

    Watch color will be selected at the end of the campaign.

    Pledge an extra € 20 for a charging dock and / or an extra € 12 for an additional strap at a color of your choice.

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    One Quotes Watch - Early Bird

    Quotes Watch of your choice for 31% off expected future retail price (€ 129).

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    Pledge €99 or more About $122

    One Quotes Watch

    Quotes Watch of your choice for 23% off expected future retail price (€ 129).

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    Quote Set for Two - Super Early Bird

    The perfect set for couples. Two Quotes Watches of your choice for 50% off expected future retail price (€ 229).

    Watch colors will be selected at the end of the campaign.

    Pledge an extra € 20 for each charging dock and / or an extra € 12 for each additional strap at a color of your choice.

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    Quotes Set for Two - Early Bird

    The perfect set for couples. Two Quotes Watches of your choice for 44% off expected future retail price (€ 229).

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    Pledge €145 or more About $179

    Quotes Set for Two

    The perfect set for couples. Two Quotes Watches of your choice for 37% off expected future retail price (€ 229).

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    Deluxe Package

    Four Quotes watches of your choice, 4 charging docks, 4 replacement straps & 1 What? hat for 60% off expected future retail price (€ 716).

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