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Self-Regulating Window Shades

These Invisible Blinds Automatically Keep the Searing Summer Sun Out

— July 27, 2013 — Art & Design
The Invisible Blinds cover your windows to actively keep sunlight out in the summer and let more in during the winter. Without any power source, the blinds are able to regulate the light streaming into your abode. All you have to do is place it over your window and let it do its magic.

Invisible Blinds were designed by researchers at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan and Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd. The blinds work by using a special surface to block light from certain angles out. Sunlight has a high incidence angle during the summer and a low incidence angle during the winter. As a result, the blinds are able to passively block out light from certain angles.
Trend Themes
1. Self-regulating Window Shades - This trend of self-regulating window shades presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the home automation industry.
2. Invisible Blinds - This trend of invisible blinds offers a disruptive innovation opportunity in the interior design and home decor industry.
3. Passive Light Regulation - This trend of passive light regulation in window shades opens up disruptive innovation possibilities in the energy-saving solutions sector.
Industry Implications
1. Home Automation - The self-regulating window shades trend presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the home automation industry.
2. Interior Design - The invisible blinds trend offers a disruptive innovation opportunity in the interior design and home decor industry.
3. Energy-saving Solutions - The passive light regulation trend in window shades opens up disruptive innovation possibilities in the energy-saving solutions sector.
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