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Hallo window tint in an office-before and after

Self-tinting electrochromic glass windows eliminate need for window coverings

By Faye Oney / May 2, 2017

We have smartphones, smart homes, and now—smart windows. Kinestral Technologies recently introduced Halio, a glass window product that uses electrochromic technology to tint on command.

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Video: Glass and hydrocarbon sandwich creates electrochromic windows in a rainbow of colors

By April Gocha / March 15, 2017

Rice University researchers have developed an inexpensive electrochromic glass—by sandwiching readily available, color-changing hydrocarbon molecules in between two panes of conductive glass, the researchers have created a chameleon-like window with a wider range of color choices than ever before.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 4, 2016

Ferroelectric nanowires make personal cooling units, 3-D-printed foams outperform other materials, origin of earth’s oldest zircon crystals, and more materials stories that may be of interest for May 4, 2016.

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Smarter materials for windows lead to innovations in energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / July 24, 2015

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are developing materials that allow windows to let light pass through without transferring heat and, on the flip side, to block out light while allowing heat transmission.

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