Insights from BCC Research

What is Smart Glass? The Technology and the Market

Posted by Allie Miszewski on Jun 1, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Abstract-art-depthSmart glass technologies are making an impressive landing at airports nationwide, along with having an impact at numerous universities, homes, restaurants and even bars. Recently, View Dynamic Glass windows were tested at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The glass manipulates the lighting and temperature within the terminal causing consumers *cough* passengers to feel more comfortable. Not only were passengers more comfortable in the Texas summer sun, they also spent more money before getting on their flights. Alcohol sales soared 80% after the installation of the new windows.

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Topics: Advanced Materials

The Market Definition of Optical Brighteners (OBAs)

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Mar 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Advanced Materials

Metal 3D Printing NOT Reheating Old Ideas in a Microwave

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Feb 22, 2018 3:30:00 PM

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In the world of technology, 3D printing is a wildly promising frontier, and Desktop Metal is one of the greatest explorers/ innovators when it comes to metals. Earlier this month, the company announced a new software tool called “Live Parts” that simplifies generative design for 3D printing through advanced simulation and morphogenetic principles.

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Topics: Advanced Materials

A Touching Solution that Reduces Food Waste and Improves Food Safety

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Brands and retailers want to engage our senses, particularly with touch. Tactile techniques invite the consumer to interact with a product, delivering an experience that can stimulate demand for that product. The growing trend for tactile solutions has crossed into the food and beverage industry in, shall we say, a fresh manner?

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Topics: Advanced Materials