Smart Glass

10 Smart Building Technologies for Facilities Automation

A lot of our articles on green technology focus on innovations that wean us away from the burning of fossil fuels, whether it’s improving solar fuel efficiency or designing advanced nuclear power plants. But another strategy to lighten the load on mother Earth rather than start packing for Mars is to be more efficient in […]

Is Smart Glass a Smart Investment Yet?

Does it seem like everything is becoming smarter? Soon even your toothbrush will have more computing power than the space shuttle. One smart technology that’s been around well before the term came into vogue is smart glass. But is it a smart investment yet? Smart glass, also referred to as dynamic or switchable glass, is […]

13 Smart Glasses For Augmented Reality (Updated)

In the past, we’ve covered several companies developing smart glasses for augmented reality (AR) and discussed the exciting ways that AR technology is being used to enhance everyday life. Since Google first announced their Google Glass project and gave us a glimpse of how the technology could change the way that we interact with the world around us, smart […]

Investing in Smart Glass with Research Frontiers

In a recent article, we discussed the rapidly growing smart glass market with a forecasted compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of +20% over the next 6 years which is expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2020. While the company discussed in our previous article, View Inc., seems to be taking on building applications with their “dynamic glass”, another company, Research […]

View Inc. – Dynamic Glass Enabled by Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology has great promise, but also is prone to great hype. Oftentimes, very futuristic applications are touted as viable for investors but are still many years away from commercialization. Smart glass, however, is one nanotechnology application that has already been commercialized and is beginning to ramp up for some tremendous growth. According to a research […]