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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 / February 15, 2017

Using atomic layer deposition to engineer atom-thick oxide semiconductors, research team helps Boeing set up nondestructive evaluation laboratory, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 15, 2017.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: AGC’s large-sized, chemically strengthened Dragontrail enables efficient production of thinner touchscreens Asahi Glass Co. will newly set up a chemical strengthening facility for Dragontrail, a specialty glass used as cover glass for smart phones and tablet PCs, at its Kansai Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. This new chemical strengthening…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 24, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Zircoa transfers product business activities from Didier, forms Zircoa GmbH For more than 20 years Didier served as representative for many of Zircoa’s products to much of Europe and parts of Asia. The successful relationship of these two respected refractory materials manufacturers expanded both awareness of Zircoa and their…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / December 11, 2012

Pretty interesting stuff: Micro fuel cells made of metallic glasses—power for your iPad? (Yale News) Engineers at Yale University have developed a new breed of micro fuel cell that could serve as a long-lasting, low-cost, and eco-friendly power source for portable electronic devices, such as tablet computers, smart phones, and remote sensors. The researchers describe…

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ARPA-E award helps Berkeley Lab groups shine smart windows tech

By / December 7, 2012

Berkeley Lab researchers will use their new grant to perfect new thin-film and manufacturing technologies that will can deliver low-cost window coatings that can be switched reversibly through three states: fully transparent, visibly transparent while heat blocking and light and heat blocking. Credit: LBL. A research group led by Delia Milliron at the Lawrence Berkeley…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / July 5, 2012

Some of the 8,680 Kyocera solar modules installed in the phase-one of the new Softbank Kyoto Solar Park. The park was dedicated this week to mark the start of Japan’s feed-in tariff, which is expected to double Japan’s domestic solar market in one year. Credit: Kyocera. Here is what we are hearing: Kyocera modules begin…

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Burgeoning smart-glass product market predicted

By / May 29, 2012

BCC Research predicts strong growth for smart-glass products over the next five years. Credit: BCC Research. Apparently some business researchers believe the demand for smart-glass products in the construction industry is poised to soar. Undoubtedly, smart glass—think photochromic and electrochromic glass, windows and curtain walls—has a big future because of potential energy savings and also…

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Video of the week – Corning’s ‘A Day Made of Glass 2: Unpacked. The Story Behind Corning’s Vision’

By / February 3, 2012

A year ago, Corning published a promotional video, “A Day Made of Glass… Made possible by Corning” that provide an intriguing peek into some of the technologies the company is considering—and how it may affect our lifestyles. It proved to be a popular video, racking up well over 17 million views as of today. As…

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