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2014-06-03 08:41:52

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2014, Shanghai Maat Optical developed new kinds of photochromic lens and layer color changing photochromic lens. Different from traditional photochromic lens, the color change happens in the coating layer. Optical lens with different indexes like 1.499,1.31 and 1.67 can all become photochromic lens, making them similar to TRANSITION lens, which darken under the sun and provide better UV protection. Maat Optical believes the new lens will...

2014-01-29 16:30:24

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r767sb/worldwide_smart) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2014-2021" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r767sb/worldwide_smart ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In the past five years or so, smart (i.e. self-dimming) windows have taken off in both...

2013-02-02 23:03:57

An interactive advertisement: LCR Hallcrest's thermochromic inks were successfully and creatively used as part of an Age UK advertisement for the charity's ongoing 'Spread the Warmth' winter campaign this year. The interactive advertisement appeared on the front cover of The Telegraph's Saturday Magazine asking its readers to: 'Touch the six blacked out areas to raise the temperature of our cover'. Glenview, IL (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 An interactive advertisement: LCR Hallcrest's...

2013-01-07 05:00:02

LCR Hallcrest is pleased to release for sale a collection of science investigations in kit form, featuring thermochromic color changing labels designed to demonstrate that even complex science concepts can be broken down into bite-size pieces that are easy to understand. These investigations incorporate a color change driven by temperature intended to engage and connect the student with the subject creating a colorful engaging learning experience. Glenview ,IL (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 LCR...

2012-02-03 09:00:00

Despite a decrease in revenue caused by the recession, the Photochromic Lens Manufacturing industry maintained strong growth over the past five years due in part to the aging population and the need-based nature of eyewear. This growth will continue through 2017, propelled by aging baby boomers, economic recovery and an increase in disposable income. As more companies enter the industry, price competition will intensify, putting downward pressure on profit margins. For these reasons, industry...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'