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      08-25-2011, 06:39 PM   #1
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      08-25-2011, 06:40 PM   #2
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pretty cool. thought that had been out for 10 yrs or more though.
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      08-25-2011, 06:42 PM   #3
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my bad. If that's the case close the thread. I don't know where I've been for the last 10yrs.
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      08-25-2011, 07:07 PM   #4
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i could be wrong but thought they use some sort of current run through the glass to make it happen. still would be sick to have. but it costs bank im sure.
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      08-25-2011, 07:08 PM   #5
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I have never seen this before.
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      08-25-2011, 07:28 PM   #6
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can someone else chime in? thought i saw this a long time ago. maybe i dreamed it and missed out on a bunch of money?
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      08-25-2011, 07:30 PM   #7
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This is new for film. My film guy was telling me about this whilst working on my Frozen. Its the same tech that has been around for years for glass (solid). All based on being an electrochromic device. The difficulty has been getting these particles to sit in a flexible film rather than glass, be reliable, and act consistently across the entire film.. oh and make it cheap, and easy to apply in custom fitments..

Pretty cool, and also it can be used to wrap your entire car. where by you can change the electrical charge across it at different voltages to change the translucency at different levels.. could be pretty cool and introduce some neat effects.
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      08-25-2011, 07:32 PM   #8
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I saw it at SEMA a couple years ago.
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      08-25-2011, 08:04 PM   #9
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okay didnt realize this was film so the tech for glass has been done just not film so that is what i was thinking of.
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      08-25-2011, 08:08 PM   #10
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      08-25-2011, 08:12 PM   #11
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This would give the cops a total mind fuck.

NJ Officer: I'm pulling you over for illegal tint in your windows
M3 Driver: What tint officer?
NJ Officer:.....???
NJ Officer: Have a good day and drive safe
M3 Driver: (switches tint back on) Thank you....hehehe
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      08-25-2011, 09:58 PM   #12
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its not film, its double paned glass !
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      08-25-2011, 10:04 PM   #13
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i found a patent for this in 1996 patent #5587828
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This has been around for decades but used to be very expensive and more complicated to make and implement. It wasnt tint, it was actual glass made from scratch with current going through it so you can make the glass tint on demand.
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      08-25-2011, 10:08 PM   #15
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ahhh haaa. for once i was right.
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I saw this on a toilet about 5 years ago, when the stall door closed the entire cubicle glass frosted over. Very cool.
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until the current fails and your standing there with your dick in your hand
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      08-25-2011, 10:26 PM   #18
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Mercedes has this now for some panorama sunroofs (MAGIC SKY CONTROL)!

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicl...nology#modules

"A panorama sunroof with MAGIC SKY CONTROL alters its transparency by uniformly orienting particles embedded within its glass panel when electrical current is applied. At its darkest setting, the thermal energy entering the cabin is less than a household light bulb. And even in its fully transparent mode, both UV and infrared rays are effectively blocked, helping keep the cabin cooler."
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      08-25-2011, 11:36 PM   #19
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Saw it on a early 2000 model Maybach. The tint was gold.
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      08-26-2011, 11:46 AM   #20
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They use similar technology for glass shower doors where a simple hit of a switch clouds the glass for privacy. I'm sure you guys saw that before.
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So what would something like this cost now?
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