In recent years, the market for light-control glass has expanded due to the increasing demands for energy efficiency and heat and light control, automated shading, privacy, and design and engineering innovation.
Smart Glass technology basically means controlling the transmission of light through glass by using electrical power. By applying a variable voltage to the glass, the amount of transmitted light can be controlled. Switching speed and the consistency of a tint change are among the most important attributes to potential users of smart glass technology.
When a product is called “smart”, it simply means it is programmed with an auto-intelligence capable of operating a single task. And the same goes for smart glass: instead of relying on glass treatments to block the light, these specially designed, energy-efficient glass panes automatically control the sun^s solar penetration.
Smart glass can be applicable in the following areas:
Several professions and industries such as the house, the fitment and the automobile.
In the industry of real estate/decoration, it can be applied in high-stand apartments, villas, town houses, office building and stores.
Building walls, doors, windows and indoor separation, decorations.
The big area of the projection wall
The controllable options of offices (meeting rooms, supervision rooms)
The controllable options of public facilities (restaurants, hotels, banks, hospitals, the recreational places)
Applications of smart glass include building windows, doors and skylights; automobile, boat and aircraft windows; appliance windows, computer screens and cell phone screens. Its use in home and residential windows can all but eliminate the need for blinds or shades, and it fits in with the "green movement" by helping with interior heating and cooling.
Smart glass does not need cleaning and does not fade in the sun like cloth and plastic.
It only requires a small amount of energy to sustain (powering several windows at once uses less electricity than a single light bulb) and electrochromic glass hardly needs any electricity at all.
Can assist the air condition to economize energy and can obstruct ultraviolet radiation.
Allows enough light even when opaque, tenders bright indoors.
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