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Castro Valley, CA — (SBWIRE) — 05/21/2012 – As a leading online resource for the window tinting industry, strives to keep consumers abreast of laws regarding auto window tinting across the U.S. As such, they decided it was important to address new regulations taking hold in India as a reminder of what could happen here.

The issue in India relates to a case brought before that country’s Supreme Court regarding the possibility of illegal activity taking place inside

We have talked about next generation tinted windows on our blog where glass darkens in varying degrees due to electrical voltage applied.  This allows passengers of vehicles or owners of homes, to customize the level of tint required in a flick of a switch or a turn of a dial.  Sage glass has developed dynamic glass products which are installed at many schools such as Ball State University, Chabot College, and Kansas University.

Sage Glass has announced that they

Channel 8 news in Las Vegas, where temperatures regularly soar into the hundreds, presented some tips to viewers on sun protection and cost savings for the summer.  Unsurprisingly, window film appears prominently in the segment with many endorsements for the product from multiple angles.  It is nice to see journalism uncovering gems like window film products to their viewer base!


Nobody would want this explosive situation to happen to them.  5 AM and you are peacefully sleeping when a bomb is thrown at your home and explodes!  A Fort Lauderdale home was wrecked by an explosion knocking out 3 windows.

The residents say that if window tint was not installed on the windows, the explosive package would have landed dangerously close to the parent and baby sleeping inside the room.  Instead, the package exploded outside the home, but it still

As the new Indian Car Tint Law comes to effect across the giant nation of India, the implementation of the law seems to be gradual.  There are reports of waiving initial fines, post-poning the start day of the law, as well as other mitigating options to give time to the local law enforcement to enforce on the new law.

To those that recognize and enjoy the benefits of window tint, there some online reactions are quite negative against the proposed

The Supreme Court of India has declared all aftermarket Indian car tint to be illegal even if it complies with the 70% front and rear windshield as well as 50% side window VLT requirements.

The Supreme Court judgment said, “The directions contained in this judgment shall become operative and enforceable with effect from 4th May, 2012.” The court has ruled that traffic police “shall also remove the black films from the offending vehicles.” “In accordance to the apex court’s order,

Sounds like science fiction!  How can glass be glare-free, self-cleaning, AND water-repellant?  The wonder kids at MIT continue to innovate with this new texture to the glass surface itself that eliminates many of the problems with glass.  It used to be with lead glass had much better optical clarity, but since lead is no longer an acceptable around children and households, glass in windows took a step back.

This new invention has implications beyond standard household glass. Imagine the

A Canadian paralegal gives advice to a driver who has been recently ticketed for illegal tint.  Although TintCenter site doesn’t cover tint laws for countries other than the United States, we are interested to see the national opinion and laws concerning window tint adapt and evolve on a global level.

Section 73 of the Highway Traffic Act states:

Colour coating obstructing view prohibited

(2) No person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a highway where the surface of the windshield or of

New debut 2013 SL and SLK Class Mercedes at the Beijing Auto Show has a Magic Sky technology to the moon roof similar to the window tinting technology found on the Boeing Dreamliner 787.    Crystal polymer sandwiched between glass is opaque when there is no electrical charge, and becomes clear when small electrical charge is applied at a touch of a button.  No word on whether the Magic Sky technology offered by Mercedes has incremental levels of tinting

Fuwei Films is a leading Chinese PET manufacturing plant with products spanning many markets including electronics, food, and energy conservation.  They recently announced 2011 full year financial results.  These results give a glimpse at the growth inside China for PET products.  Although Fuwei seems to be primarily a BOPET manufacturer, they have expanding product lines and developing patent portfolio:

In August 2011, we received three utility patents from the Ministry of State Intellectual Property Office of the PRC. These utility