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The watch of the future, tomorrow

Forged by engineers in Switzerland who eat, breathe, and poop wristwatches (yeah, ow), the Cartier ID Two features a ton of exclusive innovations that make it the first “high efficiency watch”. Thrillist was at its US debut to gather intel on this crazy super-gadget, which consumes half the energy of the average mechanical watch

1. It’s like outer space insideAbout 75 percent of the energy inside your watch is lost to friction and air resistance. The ID Two rectifies that by vaccuming out the air, which not only cuts resistance, but holds the two pieces of the watch's case together without screws. Add in some nanoparticles to make the gasket airtight and blammo: vacuum created, energy saved, terrorists lose

2. Its springs are glass microfiberBasically every watch out there has metal springs, but not the ID Two. Cartier loaded this baby with the first springs made of fiberglass, which give it a power boost while conserving even more energy

3. It’s encased in Ceramyst™Glass scratches easily against the mysterious contents of your pockets. This polycrystalline ceramic casing is both transparent and durable. Its name also sounds like delicious soda

4. Even the gears are differentSee that crazy mess of gears under the Ceramyst™? Well, this gear train uses ultra-light parts and zero oil to minimize friction. It also results in a 10 percent power boost to the watch

5. It’s not for saleThe ID Two is a concept watch, which means it won’t be mass-produced. But its innovations will be incorporated into future consumer wristwatches, so you’ll be in on the vacuum and fiberglass spring action before long