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Office Windows Get Smart

Mar 12, 2018

Some businesses trying to coax more productivity from workers are starting to look at their windows. That’s because the glass-sheathed modern office building poses some problems. Exposure to all the natural light streaming through those windows is supposed to help workers focus better by day and sleep better at night, research suggests. Yet many offices cover their windows permanently with shades to reduce the glare on people’s computer screens and keep direct sunlight out of their more

High-latitude Challenges: Designing for daylight

Mar 7, 2018

Daylight and view consistently rank high on a list of desirable attributes in homes, schools, and workplaces. Delivering them, however, can be challenging, as there are often competing interests. In an urban context, for example, site constraints often affect building shape, which might force façade orientations problematic for harnessing more

This smart-tinting glass might make blinds and shades a thing of the past

Feb 28, 2018

Imagine having windows that tint automatically (and quickly!) based on the weather or the time of day –read more


Smart glass turns dark in 3 mins

Feb 28, 2018

Halio, a smart-tinting glass system, lets users adjust the tint via a phone or voice. Coming to a window near you: glass that turn from clear to dark within minutes with a tap of your mobile phone. No more curtains to keep out the sun or provide privacy and you can still enjoy the view outside.

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Halio is a smart glass that can darken on demand within 3 minutes

Feb 5, 2018

You’ve heard about smart homes, smart speakers, and smart TVs. But what about smart glass? Halio is a new smart-tinting glass that has made its way to Singapore. Made by Kinestral Technologies, Halio can tint automatically or on demand. It’s now available for both commercial and residential buildings.

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Big pay gains for US workers contribute to Wall St. sell-off

Feb 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pay raises, the U.S. economy's Achilles' heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating last month — a trend that fanned inflation fears and sent bond yields rising and stocks sinking. Wages grew in January from a year ago at the fastest pace in eight years, evidence that low unemployment is forcing some employers to pay more to keep or attract workers.

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From Television to Smart-Tinting Glass, this is the best of CES 2018

Jan 13, 2018

We are back home from CES 2018! While the event is fun and engaging, it’s also exhausting and a lot of work! So we’re finally getting to our Best of CES 2018 post. Keep in mind that we’re a small crew and seeing the entire show is next to impossible. This Best of CES 2018 list is only the best of what we personally saw.

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Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018

Jan 11, 2018

If you’ve never been to CES, you can’t truly understand it. Each year, more than 3,000 tech companies gather to show off new and exciting products, turning the Las Vegas Convention Center and surrounding hotels into a massive, crazy competition for the attention (and money) of nearly 200,000 attendees.

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