Smart glass turns dark in 3 mins

Halio, a smart-tinting glass system, lets users adjust the tint via a phone or voice

Halio smart-tinting glass lets users adjust the amount of tint, blocking up to 97 per cent of light. PHOTO: KINESTRAL TECHNOLOGIES
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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.

This is what Halio, a smart-tinting glass system touted to be the most responsive of its ilk in the market now, offers to do.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2018, with the headline Smart glass turns dark in 3 mins. Subscribe