With Blancpain’s new iPhone and iPad app, you can explore the infinite world of top-level watches at any time and feel the great innovation of the oldest watch brands.
Blancpain app with ‘Chinese calendar’ display function
Visit the Apple App Store, search for ‘Blanpain’, download the Blancpain app, and it can be used on iPad and iPhone. Blancpain app download address: http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/blancpain/id507418506?mt=8
With the touch of your fingertips, you will not only be able to browse through a full range of watches including Villeret, 50 噚, L-Evolution, etc., you will also be able to know the latest trends of the brand in real time, and easily find the store addresses all over the world.
Blancpain is also equipped with a new Chinese calendar display function in the application. After entering the program, click ‘Extras’, you can see the virtual dial display of ‘Chinese calendar’. Click ‘Find your sign’ (see your Chinese calendar display), you can type the year, date and time of the Gregorian calendar at will. Year zodiac, year of the zodiac and moon phase.
Swiss watchmaking, Oriental wisdom: Blancpain’s world’s first Chinese calendar
At the Baselworld 2012, Blancpain launched the world’s first Chinese calendar, which has become a major event in the field of watchmaking recently. At the moment when modern watch products worship the field of fine watchmaking, Blancpain watchmaking workshop in Le Brassus pays tribute to the ancient traditions of the ancient times. This extraordinary timepiece, which has both practical value and far-reaching significance, will surely reach the brilliant pinnacle of fine watchmaking.
The Blancpain Chinese Calendar reflects the mysterious beauty of traditional Chinese timekeeping, using the timekeeping principles that have been ingrained in China for thousands of years. The layout of the chronograph dial is exquisite, and the hour, minute and standard calendars are jumping on the dial. It also integrates important timing elements in the traditional Chinese calendar, such as twelve hours (24 hours), the lunar date, the lunar month (in combination with the leap month display), The zodiac year even includes five elements and ten heavenly stems. The twelve zodiac signs correspond to the twelve Earthly Branches, which are matched with the Ten Heavenly Stems in turn, forming sixty basic units or sixty stems, commonly known as ‘sixty Jiazi’, which constitute the core content of traditional Chinese culture. As an important timekeeping element in Blancpain’s full calendar watch, the moon phase profit and loss function is more closely related to the traditional Chinese calendar, which played an important role in the operation of this timepiece.