Timex India’s first made in India smartwatch – Helix Smart 2.0 launched on Amazon.in
New Delhi, NFAPost: Timex India launches its first made-in-India smartwatch under the brand Helix on Amazon.in. This new smartwatch, Helix 2.0 has been assembled in Timex India state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh.
The facility is equipped with the latest tools, technology, and skilled manpower to make smart watches in India. Additionally, this facility of Timex India in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India also received the prestigious SA 8000 and ISO 45001:2018 certification last year.
SA 8000 is one of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces, across all industrial sectors. This launch was enabled by Timex India’s partnership with Singapore based IOT firm KaHa Pte Ltd. KaHa extended the necessary SKD Kits, assembly process and relevant technology platform support & process expertise to Timex India during the smartwatch assembly
Commenting on the launch, Timex India General Manager – Operations, Procurement & PPC Srinivasan Rajagopalan said Timex India believes that innovation is second nature to us and therefore don’t stop challenging ourselves to do better.
“We believe that this first made in India smartwatch by Timex India will make our smart wearable solutions more easily accessible to a huge domestic market in India. As passionate watchmakers, we are constantly striving to improve efficiency and create superior value for our customers,” said Srinivasan Rajagopalan.
KaHa CEO and co-founder Pawan Gandhi said the company is delighted to collaborate with Timex India for manufacturing of smart wearables in India, all powered by our proprietary COVE® platform. “Together, we aim to make wearable technology in everyday life more enriching, safe & fun,” said Pawan Gandhi.
About Timex Group:
Timex Group India Limited is a part of Timex Group which designs, manufactures, and markets innovative timepieces around the world. Timex Group is a privately held company headquartered in Middlebury, Connecticut with multiple operating units and over 3,000 employees worldwide. As one of the largest watch makers in the world, Timex Group companies produce watches under several well-known brands, including Timex, Nautica, Guess, GC, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Versus, Ted Baker, Missoni and Furla.
KaHa is a Singapore-based Internet of Things (IoT) technology company with offices in Singapore, China, India and Switzerland. An industry leader, KaHa developed and patented COVE®, a proprietary IoT technology and registered brand. COVE® provides a one-stop solution for brands looking to bring exciting smart wearables to their customers, with reduced go-to-market time and costs. KaHa is a unique end-to-end Smart Wearables IoT platform company with over 2 million users globally, and partnerships around the world spanning across health and wellness, financial services, and digital payment.