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Automatically darkening windows in a wide range of colors

Automatically darkening windows in a wide range of colors

Feb 10, 2017 9 Germany
Electrochromic glass darkens automatically when the sun shines and keeps the heat out. Previously it was available only in blue, and switching times were also long. Now, a new process makes it possible to manufacture other glass colors for the first time.
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Kinestral reinvents glass: say hello to interactive windows and walls

Kinestral reinvents glass: say hello to interactive windows and walls

Jan 19, 2017 United States
Kinestral Technologies has launched Halio™, a smart-tinting glass that claims to be the world's most advanced and responsive natural light management system.
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SAGE and Arisdyne Systems sign exclusive supply agreement

SAGE and Arisdyne Systems sign exclusive supply agreement

Feb 11, 2015 United States
SAGE has signed a two year supply agreement with Arisdyne Systems Inc to purchase Arisdyne's "Electrosperse" conductive inks exclusively for the production of SageGlass electronically tintable dynamic glass that tints or clears on-demand.
World's first  BIOPV concrete fa├žade installation

World's first BIOPV concrete façade installation

Dec 29, 2014 China
Heliatek has successfully delivered the first BIOPV - Building Integrated OPV - solar films to China.
High-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space

High-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space

Dec 23, 2014 United States
Engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by radiating heat away from the buildings and sending it directly into space.
Flexible electronics is the winner

Flexible electronics is the winner

Mar 2, 2011 Worldwide
There is a new form of electronics that will hit that figure in half the time because, unlike the silicon chip, it subsumes electrics such as lighting, batteries, solar cells and heaters, not just electronics. It is usually achieved by printing and its most vital characteristic is physical flexibility.
Stanford's new stretchable solar cells will power 'super skin'

Stanford's new stretchable solar cells will power 'super skin'

Feb 24, 2011 United States
Stanford researcher's new stretchable solar cells will power artificial electronic 'super skin'. Ultrasensitive electronic skin developed by Stanford researcher Zhenan Bao is getting even better. Now she's demonstrated that it can detect chemicals and biological molecules, in addition to sensing an incredibly light touch. And it can now be powered by a new, stretchable solar cell she's developed in her lab, opening up more applications in clothing, robots, prosthetic limbs and more.
DoE grant accelerates OLED lighting for high-end commercial use

DoE grant accelerates OLED lighting for high-end commercial use

Nov 9, 2010 United States
Companies to demonstrate energy-efficient PHOLED lighting system with white color tunability in program designed to accelerate lighting industry commercialization.
Screen printable solar cells

Screen printable solar cells

Oct 29, 2010 United Kingdom
New solar glazing technology is printed directly on glass and can be semi-transparent in a wide range of colours.
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A paradigm shift for the $25 billion outdoor advertising industry

A paradigm shift for the $25 billion outdoor advertising industry

Sep 28, 2010 5 Worldwide
The $25 billion outdoor advertising industry is turning from the old sluggish platform of static poster advertisements to a new media platform thanks to digital displays.
Woven electronics

Woven electronics

Jul 30, 2010 1 Switzerland
Electrical engineers from ETH Zurich have devised intelligent textiles that already have electronic components such as sensors and conductive filaments woven into them.