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Aviation Application for Smart Tint

Aviation Application for Smart Tint

For aviation or air transport purposes, Smart Tint switchable film blocks harmful UV rays and helps insulate for aircraft. Below are photos and videos of how Smart Tint technology demonstrates on your aircraft.

boeing dream liner


Click above to check out more aviation videos and images of Smart Tint switchable film!
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Smart Tint Corporate Applications

Smart Tint Corporate Applications

Commercial applications submitted by some of our clients


Click above to check out more commercial videos and images of Smart Tint switchable film!
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 Intel Corp uses Smart Cling Smart Tint in Smart Building Demonstration

Intel Corp uses Smart Cling Smart Tint in Smart Building Demonstration


Intel Corp installed Smart Tint technology for their conference office protecting their windows and glass against UV rays and having complete privacy on demand.

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Bolden the movie set created using Smart Tint

Bolden the movie set created using Smart Tint

Bolden the movie set created using Smart Tint.



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Hospital uses Smart tint for Nursery Windows

Smart Tint used in hospital environment

"6th generation Smart Cling Self Adhesive Smart tint used in the application below"


Smart tint is used widely in hospital and medical facilities. It can be easily retrofit on existing or new glass, hypoallergenic, protects against UV, adds additional sound barrier protection, germ resistant and privacy on demand. Go to SmartTint.com for more details.

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SmartTint Turns Existing Dumb Glass into Switchable Smart Glass

Have you heard about smart glass? What about switchable Glass? No? Well, you’re really missing out on a lot.


Switchable Glass and smart glass are the same thing. The two words are interchangeable and are used to describe a certain type of glass that uses PDLC technology to control the amount of light that gets through it. PDLC film, the thing that is used to control the glass, is composed of PET film, ITO film, polymer and liquid crystal molecules.


When PDLC film has electricity applied to it, liquid crystals inside of the switchable glass align and allows light to pass through. When electricity is cut off from the PDLC film, liquid crystals are positioned randomly and block out light. Switchable Glass / Smart Glass uses a switch to apply and remove electricity from the PDLC film that is integrated into it or on top of it. That’s how the transparency of switchable Glass is controlled.


There are many companies that specialize in this type of glass and we’ve covered the services that many of these companies offer. And, we’re about to cover the services and products of yet another company.


SmartTint is one of the companies that specializes in switchable smart glass. They offer switchable, dimmable, and projectable solutions that are usable for almost all scenarios. It doesn’t matter if you need switchable smart glass for your home, car, or garage because SmartTint always has your back. It should be noted that SmartTint does not offer smart glass panes, but solutions that can be applied to existing glass.


Before we talk about the different products that they offer, we should go over the basic features that all of their products have.


Here are the features that come with all SmartTint smart glass products:


  • Highest clarity in the industry at 98%
  • Most transparent switchable privacy film available
  • UV protection at 98% +/1
  • 42% Solar Heat Reduction
  • Outstanding Tech Support
  • Multiple pieces can be configured to work together.
  • Light Control with variable solutions.
  • Available in Colors: White, Grey, Black, Blue, Green, Yellow, and Pink


Now that you know the features that come with SmartTint’s products, let’s talk about the products that they offer. SmartTint currently offers four different smart glass / switchable glass products. All of the products are smart glass related, but there are differences between them all. Two of the products are just sheets of PDLC that are applied to glass to turn them into smart glass. One is self-adhesive and the other is not. What does that mean? Well, let me explain.


Self-adhesive SmartTint


Self-adhesive Smart Cling SmartTint is a smart glass solution that is targeted towards people who aren’t interested in completely replacing the glass that is currently in their home, office, or wherever. It’s for people who just want to get the features of smart glass quickly.


The Self-adhesive version of SmartTint is a piece of PDLC technology that is sort of like a sticker. It has a sticky side that you can apply to a piece of existing glass to turn it into smart glass. It’s slightly cheaper than a full pane of smart glass, but provides all the features you’d normally get from a complete piece of smart glass.


SmartTint offers the self-adhesive solution in all sorts of colors. Like other companies, SmartTint sells self-adhesive by square feet. It seems most of the self-adhesive SmartTint colors are priced at around $85 per square foot.


If you want to get smart glass in a certain part of your home, but don’t want to go through the hassle of a mechanical install in that area, then this is the perfect solution. Self-adhesive is also great for automotive glass.


Non-Adhesive SmartTint


Non-adhesive SmartTint is pretty much the same thing as the self-adhesive SmartTint. The main differences are that the non-adhesive version requires a special type of tape to be installed and it is slightly thicker. Non-adhesive, mechanical SmartTint comes with smart tape that is used to install the SmartTint technology onto a piece of glass.


With the self-adhesive SmartTint, you can just slap it on glass. With the non-adhesive version you sort of have to lay things out before you proceed. Non-adhesive is mostly meant for projection screens, electronic blinds, white boards, and high tech window treatments. Like the self-adhesive version of SmartTint, non-adhesive SmartTint comes in all sorts of colors.


Smartition


This is a smart glass product that’s pretty unique. Smartitions are smart glass partitions that can be put to use right after they get taken out of the box. If you need privacy at the office, then these are perfect.


Smartitions come with clamps that you install on your desk. After you’ve installed the clamps, you just slide the partition in and plug it into an outlet. After the smartition has power, you can get instant privacy with the press of a button. Pretty awesome.


Enclosures / Smart Cubes


If you know what a normal display case or what an enclosure is, then you can probably guess what this product is. It’s an enclosure that takes advantage of smart glass to provide you with a way to display things and hide them when you need to. Smart Cubes / Smart Enclosures do not have a listed price. Smart Enclosures are made by request and you have to request a quote to get one. So, yeah.


Conclusion


All of the products come with the standard things you would expect to come with smart glass. You get a button that allows you to control the transparency of the glass, and everything else needed to use a piece of SmartTint. With that being said, if you want dimmable features and things like that then it’s going to cost extra. Optional Power Control Units, dimmer systems, and mobile power converters are all something that you’ll have to add to your order if you want them.


Overall though, SmartTint offers a great selection of products and you should check them out when you get the chance. Sadly, they don’t offer full panes of smart glass. Still, they do offer the products you need to turn an existing piece of glass into smart glass. If you would like to check out all the things mentioned above, then head on over to SmartTint.com.

About The Author

Josh P

About Josh P

I'm a tech enthusiast and master procrastinator that currently resides in Saint Louis. My days are usually spent reading and writing, but I do enjoy gaming occasionally as well.

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What is Smart Tint ?

Play video below for an introduction to Smart Tint and our technology!


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Battery Operated Smart Smart Switchable Film(12 vdc)

Battery Operated Smart Smart Switchable Film(12 vdc)

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Self Adhesive Smart Glass Film

Self Adhesive Smart Glass Film

Self Adhesive is sticky smart film for existing glass surface. PDLC stands for Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal. It is known as smart, intelligent, magic, privacy, electrochromic, light regulate, switchable or also LC liquid crystal film. Compared with the traditional, heavy shutters and high "smart glass", self-adhesive dimming film is a relatively convenient way to protect privacy. It is applicable to a variety of places such as family room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, offices, boats, planes, outdoor pools, conference rooms and more.

Compared with other glasses, self-sticking glass can not only absorb ultraviolet rays and reflect infrared heat, but also become a fog to reflect visible light heat, so it can effectively reduce the indoor temperature. Through the sensor and intermediate controller connected with the switchable film, the transmittance of the smart pdlc film can be adjusted according to the external light, so as to not only prevent excessive sunlight to reduce cooling energy consumption, but also to meet the requirements of visual comfort. 

Smart Home Technology is  wifi-enabled smart window film with a simple ON – OFF mode that switches the film from being clear (transparent) to frosted (translucent). Once powered up, we can easily control the transparency of the film as needed through an app on our phone or ipad, allowing it to quickly switch between opacity and transparency.


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Smart Home Compatible


Wi-Fi Automation Compatible!

 

Smart Tint® Film can be Wi-Fi enabled by instantly switching windows from opaque to clear in less than a second. You can turn Smart Tint® Film "on" for see-through windows and "off" for private opaque windows from a smart phone, internet web browser or 3rd party control interface. Smart Tint is dimmable and can be integrated for use with touch screen walls, HD quality projection, controlled by remote, Crestron, Control 4, Lutron, DMX, Savant automation system compatible just to name a few..

 

 


smart tint is automation system compatible.



smart tint, john cena, nintendo


nintendo and john cena utilizing smart tint technology

control4 smart tint

smart tintis crestron and lutron compatible

dmx-smart-tint








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Smart Window Film Switchable PDLC Film

Smart Window Film Switchable PDLC Film

PDLC stands for Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal. It is known as smart, intelligent, magic, privacy, electrochromic, light regulate, switchable or also LC liquid crystal film. Compared with the traditional, heavy shutters and high "smart glass", self-adhesive dimming film is a relatively convenient way to protect privacy. It is applicable to a variety of places such as family room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, offices, boats, planes, outdoor pools, conference rooms and more.

Compared with other glasses, self-sticking glass can not only absorb ultraviolet rays and reflect infrared heat, but also become a fog to reflect visible light heat, so it can effectively reduce the indoor temperature. Through the sensor and intermediate controller connected with the switchable film, the transmittance of the smart pdlc film can be adjusted according to the external light, so as to not only prevent excessive sunlight to reduce cooling energy consumption, but also to meet the requirements of visual comfort. 

Smart Home Technology is  wifi-enabled smart window film with a simple ON – OFF mode that switches the film from being clear (transparent) to frosted (translucent). Once powered up, we can easily control the transparency of the film as needed through an app on our phone or ipad, allowing it to quickly switch between opacity and transparency.


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Smart Goggles by Smart Tint

Smart Goggles by Smart Tint

Remote controlled and operated by a mobile battery pack. These Remote Goggles can be operated with AA batteries and are available in 7 colors.
 



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NON-Adhesive Smart Tint install using 3m double sided clear tape









 

 

Custom cut palladium window retro fit with Non-Adhesive Smart Tint EASILY installed using 3m double sided clear tape on the perimeter of the glass. The customer sent us a template and we cut to match prewired and shipped a ready to install kit. They hired a local tint contractor to install and an electrician to connect the wires to a wall mounted switch. Here is a link to the finished product video they sent us.


For more installation types and tips click here

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How does it work ?

Smart Tint offers Smart Cling ® Technology on all of its Self Adhesive products!

smart cling technology
A clear leap above the traditional self adhesives
 


Smart Tint Offers:

Smart Cling ® Technology

1. Our Smart Cling ® switchable privacy Smart film does not trap in heat or moisture like the traditional self adhesives and glue down applications. This will protect your glass from solar fracturing or cracking.


2. Smart Cling ® makes installation easy allowing the use of 99% isopropyl alcohol as a slip agent. Simply spray glass , attach film and squeegee out excess alcohol.


3. Smart Cling ® out gases on its own allowing air bubbles to escape.


4. Smart Cling ® DOES NOT yellow or crack over time.


5. Smart Cling ® DOES NOT create burn holes in your material like traditional self adhesives or glue down applications.


6. Smart Cling ® DOES NOT void factory glass warranties


7. Smart Cling ® DOES NOT haze the final installation and provides the best clarity industry wide.


8.Smart Cling ® Smart Tint can be removed and reinstalled or reallocated.


9. Smart Cling ® Technology is available on all of our self adhesive products. We offer 7 color switchable glass pdlc electronically controlled films in all.


10. We offer a warranty on all Smart Cling ® Smart Tint products on a per project basis. Contact us for details.
  • Highest clarity in the industry at 98%
  • Most transparent switchable privacy film available
  • UV protection at 98% +/1
  • 42% Solar Heat Reduction
  • Outstanding Tech Support
  • Multiple pieces can be configured to work together.
  • Light Control with variable solutions.
  • Available in Colors: White, Grey, Black, Blue, Green, Yellow, and Pink
Plug and Play Privacy on Demand

Smart Tint turns your traditional glass into switchable glass aka smart glass. The two words are interchangeable and are used to describe a certain type of glass that uses PDLC technology to control the amount of light that gets through it. PDLC film, the thing that is used to control the glass, is composed of PET film, ITO film, polymer and liquid crystal molecules.

When Smart Tint PDLC film has electricity applied to it, liquid crystals inside of the switchable glass technology align and allows light to pass through. When electricity is cut off from the PDLC film, liquid crystals are positioned randomly and block out light.
 
You can mechanically install Smart Tint on glass or plexiglass with our Non-Adhesive Smart Tint laminating pdlc film.
or
You can install using our proprietary Smart Cling Technology.
Unlike traditional self adhesives or glue down products Smart Cling® is the only Switchable Smart Film that can be easily installed providing the best clarity in the industry.
www.howtoinstallsmarttint.com
 
 
smart cling pdlc film

Non-Adhesive SmartTint


Non-adhesive SmartTint is pretty much the same thing as the self-adhesive SmartTint. The main differences are that the non-adhesive version requires a special type of tape to be installed and it is slightly thicker. Non-adhesive, mechanical SmartTint comes with smart tape that is used to install the SmartTint technology onto a piece of glass.


With the self-adhesive SmartTint, you can just slap it on glass. With the non-adhesive version you sort of have to lay things out before you proceed. Non-adhesive is mostly meant for projection screens, electronic blinds, white boards, and high tech window treatments. Like the self-adhesive version of SmartTint, non-adhesive SmartTint comes in all sorts of colors.


Smartition


This is a smart glass product that’s pretty unique. Smartitions are smart glass partitions that can be put to use right after they get taken out of the box. If you need privacy at the office, then these are perfect.


Smartitions come with clamps that you install on your desk. After you’ve installed the clamps, you just slide the partition in and plug it into an outlet. After the smartition has power, you can get instant privacy with the press of a button. Pretty awesome.


Enclosures / Smart Cubes


If you know what a normal display case or what an enclosure is, then you can probably guess what this product is. It’s an enclosure that takes advantage of smart glass to provide you with a way to display things and hide them when you need to. Smart Cubes / Smart Enclosures do not have a listed price. Smart Enclosures are made by request and you have to request a quote to get one. So, yeah.


Conclusion


All of the products come with the standard things you would expect to come with smart glass. You get a button that allows you to control the transparency of the glass, and everything else needed to use a piece of SmartTint. With that being said, if you want dimmable features and things like that then it’s going to cost extra. Optional Power Control Units, dimmer systems, and mobile power converters are all something that you’ll have to add to your order if you want them.


Overall though, SmartTint offers a great selection of products and you should check them out when you get the chance. Sadly, they don’t offer full panes of smart glass. Still, they do offer the products you need to turn an existing piece of glass into smart glass. If you would like to check out all the things mentioned above, then head on over to SmartTint.com.


Smart Tint is available in 2 installation types.

Type 1: Smart Cling Self Adhesive

(This is a recommended dry install with a peel away Smart Cling backing. However you can use a
95-99% Isopropyl Alcohol mixture or better as an approved mounting solution for easy installation. Spray on glass and squeegee out excess with the provided installation tool.)

Type 2: Non-Adhesive

(This is designed for a mechanical install using a clear 3m VHB double sided tape)


For BEST PERFORMANCE please follow these quick tips:


The installation video below is a SmartClingSelf Adhesive install demo
for the NON-Adhesive demo video scroll down
 

 

 

 

Allow the SmartCling™ Self Adhesive material 24 hours prior to the installation to acclimate to room temperature laying in a flat position. You can work with SmartCling™ Self Adhesive for up to 96 hours after the protective coating has been removed. SmartCling™ Self Adhesive will adhere to the glass and will show its best performance after the 48 hour post installation curing time has passed. Install the practice piece first and see how the overall appearance is enhanced after post installation acclimation to room temperature has passed.
For best performance leave Smart Tint in its powered on state during this process.


Step 1 - Package opening and inspection


Step 2 - Drum Inspection and Factory Seal Removal

Step 3 - Unpack and inspect package contents


Step 4 - Test Operation of Material - prior to installation-Desktop

Step 5 - Measure and Trim to fit if needed
(It is recommended that your measurements are accurate to avoid trimming if possible )
Warning do not trim , cut or install material will powered on.


Step 6: How to install smart cling self adhesive smart tint.


Step 7 - Remove protective film on finish side
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NON-ADHESIVE-SMART-FILM-INSTALLATION

Here is an example of a NON-Adhesive Mechanical install using clear 3m VHB tape to on the perimeter of the glass.
This custom cut palladium window was retro fit with Non-Adhesive Smart Tint and EASILY installed using 3m double sided clear tape on the perimeter of the glass. The customer sent us a template and we cut to match prewired and shipped a ready to install kit. When measuring material be sure to accommodate for an 1/8" (3mm) gap around the perimeter of the window to allow for installation They hired a local tint contractor to install and an electrician to connect the wires to a wall mounted switch.









 

 

 
The installation video below is a mechanical non-adhesive install demo
 
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Control your Smart Tint with our network device from any smart phone or web browser !

smart wifi tint


SmartTint® Film can be Wi-Fi enabled instantly switching windows from opaque to clear in less than a second. You can turn SmartTint® Film “on” for see-through windows and “off” for private opaque windows from any smart phone or internet web browser with no software required using our hardware network device. Great for controlling the temperature of your summer home via sunlight or setting a room’s privacy instantly. SmartTint®is easy to install and affordable, and doubles as a projection screen , digital blind , uv blocker , temperature control , privacy shield, limitless applications.


 



 
 
 



Smart Tint, is available in 7 colors .
We offer the standard FROSTED PRIVATE WHITE, Grey , Black,
PINK(Salmon), BLUE, GREEN, YELLOW !
 



Smartition™ by SmartTint™
click here for more info


 

Smart Plexiglass Enclosures custom made to your specifications
click here for more info


www.howtoinstallsmarttint.com


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Amazon Smart Pods

Amazon Smart Pods

Smart Tint manufactured 100% of the material for these Smart Pods that were created for an Amazon exhibit in NYC.

Kindle pods on the High Line
Smart Pods

Here is the photo of the actual Smart Tint® used in these pods from concept to design to conception.

Amazon Smart Pods

We custom cut to your specifications


Lounge on the High Line, read in pods and drink Blue Bottle Coffee

Kindle set up white-leather couches and windowed pods on the High Line’s Chelsea Market Passage to promote its latest e-reader.

 

Take advantage of the 80-degree temps this weekend and hit the High Line where Amazon has set up so-called reading pods to test out its just-launched second-generation Kindle Paper white. Sure, it's a promotional gimmick—but when else will you be able to chill out on the elevated railway turned park whilst sipping on gratis Blue Bottle Coffee?


RECOMMENDED: Guide to the High Line


We tried out the partially covered "living room" setup this morning: You can lounge on leather couches while you browse or test the e-reader inside the soundproof pods, where for some indiscernible reason (shy readers?) the walls fog up for privacy. Find the pods in Chelsea Market Passage on the High Line (enter at W 16th St and Tenth Ave); they're open to the public today through Sunday, 10am–8pm.


 

 
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