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Glass Companies on the Cutting Edge

Some companies, such as Plainview-based Innovative Glass, seek to use new technology to drive demand. Innovative, founded in 2003 by former consumer electronics entrepreneur Steve Abadi, sells liquid crystal, electronically activated switchable privacy glass. The company contracts fabricators to sandwich paper-thin liquid crystal film between sheets of glass. New technology allows a greater variety of products to be …

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Keep it Simple- Dynamic Glazing

Innovative Glass designed, a variety of wiring systems to simplify installation of their eGlass product line. The company engineered and perfected concealed wiring components for a various types of moving doors for Commercial, HealthCare & Residential applications. These include Herculite, pivot, hinged, sliding, pocket, shower, automated & telescopic break-a-way doors for hospitals. This allows for a clean, end-to-end switchable glass installations for glaziers.Glass Magazine

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Product Spotlight- Staff Spaces

Innovative Glass Corps eGlass LC Privacy Glass is an electronically switchable glass product that allows any window- or glass-walled space to become 100% private with the touch of a button. The privacy glass is easy to clean and maintain (with no moving parts), and works well in doctors private offices, break rooms, or anywhere that requires privacy in open spaces. …

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This Mesmerizing Bathroom has Glass Walls that Frost over with the Flip of a Switch

Everything in the new futuristic apartment complex designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid will be top-of-the-line… but when I recently toured one of the model apartments, I felt most mesmerized by the bathroom. The marble bathroom seems fairly normal at first but when you flip the switch on the wall, the smart glass walls instantly frost over. During my tour, the …

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Smart Ways to Use Smart Glass at Home

The High-Tech Material Offers New Ways to Handle Privacy

The choice of what glass to use in your home is no longer clear. Different varieties of so-called smart glass can keep out prying eyes, regulate room temperature or conceal televisions. Inspired by the workplace environment, more homeowners are demanding similar technology for their residences, says Anthony Branscum of Innovative Glass Corp., based in Plainview, N.Y. We have seen more …

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Choices of Smart Glass for Homes Multiply

Glass for homes has evolved, extending now to several versions of so-called smart glass. Smart glass provides privacy, deadens noise and controls indoor temperatures, among other benefits. Privacy glass that is switchable turns from opaque to clear at the touch of a button. Switchable privacy glass consists of two panels and a film between them that …

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The Intelligent Hospital and Patient Experience

The focus of this paper is on improving patient experience through privacy and infection control provided by Switchable Privacy Glass, otherwise known as eGlass a term the dynamic glass industry has widely adopted for this technology. eGlass is an asset in improving patient experience through controlled visibility and an advance in infection control. eGlass has a …

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Money-Saving Product Winner

SolarSmart is a self-tinting, high performance glass. It automatically darkens in the presence of direct sunlight to block heat, glare, and damaging ultraviolet light. It is completely solar activated, powered, and controlled, requiring no wires, electronics, external power, or user involvement. This simplifies installation and maximizes potential energy savings. It has passed NREL durability and exposure …

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Privacy Windows

Pressing one button activates an electronic switch that turns clear glass windows into opaque frosted white windows with Innovative Glass LC Privacy Glass. The product reduces sun glare and heat gain with no need for blinds or a curtain. Even in white-glass mode, enough light penetrates to lessen the need for artificial lighting. LC Privacy Glass …

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