Swiss Army knife giant delves into tech sector Monday, 29 March, 2010 Swiss Army knife-making giant Victorinox is delving deeper into the world of technology. The Schwyz-based company has unveiled a memory stick for your computer that it says is “pioneering.” Alex Helmick interviews Paul Such, CEO of SCRT tech security about the new memory stick that Victorinox implies is hacker proof. Such also coordinates an ethical hackers event in Geneva, where hackers try to legally crack designated offline products. So who better to ask about the new device than the guys from WRS’s No. 1 technology show… the Gadget Guru? Alex Helmick and Ian have more:
Dateline CH: Swiss say no to quotas Thursday, 21 May, 2009 Vincent Landon is joined by Haig Simonian of the Financial Times and Pascal Lechler of ARD to discuss quotas on workers from EU countries, the world health assembly meeting in Geneva, continuing woes at UBS and 125 years of Swiss army knives.
Knives are out for Victorinox's birthday Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 The national museum in Schwyz is holding an exhibition devoted to pocketknives. It’s timed to coincide with the 125th anniversary of Victorinox, the company known worldwide for making Swiss army knives. A huge array of blades are on display – from Neolithic and Bronze Age knives, Roman and Gothic folding knives, bayonets, daggers, gardeners’ tools and equestrian knives. WRS reporter, Vincent Landon, has more.
Reinventing the Swiss Army Knife Monday, 14 January, 2008 The Swiss Army Knife is an icon, but sales in the 21st Century have been struggling, especially since airport security rules banned blades on planes. And do armies actually buy the knife? World Radio Switzerland’s Alex Helmick reports.
A Swiss Army knife that tips the scales Friday, 23 November, 2007 Looking for that uniquely Swiss gift to send to family and friends for the holidays? World Radio Switzerland’s Jordan Davis looks at a world-record Swiss Army knife.