Category: Press Releases

Kinestral’s Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Becomes the Only Next-Generation Electrochromic Technology to Pass Rigorous ASTM E2141 Durability Testing

Kinestral’s Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Becomes the Only Next-Generation Electrochromic Technology to Pass Rigorous ASTM E2141 Durability Testing

HAYWARD, Calif.– Feb 26, 2019 — Kinestral Technologies, Inc. today announced that its Halio® smart-tinting glass product has passed the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL) testing procedures according to the ASTM E2141-06 test methodology required to meet the ASTM E2953 standard for electrochromic product durability, becoming the only next-generation product to meet this recognized […]

Kinestral Technologies Ramps Production of Halio Smart-Tinting Glass, Announces First Shipments from New Factory

Kinestral Technologies Ramps Production of Halio Smart-Tinting Glass, Announces First Shipments from New Factory

HAYWARD, Calif – October 4, 2018 – Kinestral Technologies, Inc. today announced that the company has begun shipping Halio™ smart-tinting glass from its first large-scale factory located in Miaoli, Taiwan. Built to meet global demand, the new factory is producing the fastest tinting and most versatile electrochromic product available today. The first shipments are headed […]

Kinestral’s Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Selected for Integration into Katerra Smart Homes & Buildings

Kinestral’s Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Selected for Integration into Katerra Smart Homes & Buildings

HAYWARD, Calif – Sept. 12, 2018 – Kinestral Technologies today announced that its Halio™ smart-tinting glass has been selected for integration into smart homes and buildings by Katerra, a technology company providing end-to-end building services. The partnership will see the integration of Halio into Katerra’s building management systems to provide users with a seamless and […]

Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Brings the Future to Malaysia

Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Brings the Future to Malaysia

SINGAPORE– June 27, 2018 – Halio International announced that Halio™ smart-tinting glass system will be launched in Malaysia at Archidex 2018, Southeast Asia’s leading exhibition for the architecture, interior design, and building industry from 4 to 7 July at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Featuring next-generation electrochromic technologies, Halio enables glass to tint, reducing glare and blocking […]

Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Selected for Major Renovation Project in Brussels

Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Selected for Major Renovation Project in Brussels

NEW YORK – June 21, 2018 – Halio smart-tinting glass has been selected for use in the renovation of Gare Maritime, a turn-of-the-century commercial train station in Brussels, Belgium, according to Halio North America, LLC and Halio International. It is the first large scale deployment of Halio and will be produced at Kinestral Technologies, Inc.’s […]

AGC and Kinestral Technologies Establish Joint Venture Companies to Sell and Service Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

AGC and Kinestral Technologies Establish Joint Venture Companies to Sell and Service Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

Halio North America and Halio International Now Open for Business HAYWARD, Calif. – June 20, 2018 – Kinestral Technologies, maker of Halio™ smart-tinting glass technologies, and AGC, the world’s largest manufacturer of flat glass, today announced that the joint venture companies they formed, Halio North America (HNA) and Halio International (HINT) are now open for […]

AGC and Kinestral Technologies Announce Joint Ventures to Accelerate Global Adoption of Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

AGC and Kinestral Technologies Announce Joint Ventures to Accelerate Global Adoption of Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

TOKYO, HAYWARD, Calif., and TAIPEI – Dec. 8, 2017 – AGC Asahi Glass, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals, and high-tech materials, and Kinestral Technologies, maker of Halio™ smart-tinting glass, today announced the creation of three joint venture companies that will sell, distribute, and service Halio to the global market. Formed to accelerate the adoption […]

Kinestral Technologies Earns 2017 Architectural Product Innovation Award for Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

Kinestral Technologies Earns 2017 Architectural Product Innovation Award for Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

HAYWARD, Calif.  – Kinestral Technologies, Inc., maker of Halio™, the world’s most responsive smart-tinting glass, received Architectural Products Magazine’s 2017 Product Innovation Award (PIA) in the Specialty Glazing category. Halio smart-tinting glass, which looks like ordinary glass until it tints, is an advanced daylight management system designed to harness the health benefits of natural light, […]

Kinestral Receives Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Smart Glass New Product Innovation Award

Kinestral Receives Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Smart Glass New Product Innovation Award

HAYWARD, Calif. – Aug. 30, 2017 — Kinestral Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of smart-tinting glass for commercial and residential real estate, has been named the recipient of the 2017 North American Smart Glass New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, an internationally recognized market research, analysis, growth strategy, and corporate training firm. Frost […]

First Installation of the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass Unveiled In San Francisco

First Installation of the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass Unveiled In San Francisco

HAYWARD, Calif. – April 19, 2017 – Kinestral Technologies today unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s (NYSE:ARE) San Francisco office. Halio is the most responsive smart-tinting glass on the market, transitioning from clear to dark within seconds and achieving its darkest, neutral gray tint in […]

First Installation of the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass Unveiled In San Francisco

First Installation of the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass Unveiled In San Francisco

HAYWARD, Calif. – March 29, 2017 – Kinestral Technologies today unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office. Halio is the most responsive smart-tinting glass on the market, transitioning from clear to dark within seconds and achieving its darkest, neutral gray tint in less […]

Kinestral Partners with Foxconn Subsidiary to Manufacture Halio™, the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass

Kinestral Partners with Foxconn Subsidiary to Manufacture Halio™, the World’s Most Responsive Smart-Tinting Glass

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & TAIPEI, Taiwan – Mar. 8, 2017 – Kinestral Technologies, Inc., announced today that it has partnered with G-Tech Optoelectronics Corporation (GTOC), a subsidiary of the Foxconn Technology Group, to begin mass production of Halio, the world’s most responsive smart-tinting glass. Under the agreement, the two companies will convert an existing […]