Honda Patents Advanced Window Tinting

Discussion in 'Honda Industry News' started by webby, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. webby
    • Staff
    • 2018 Toys For Tots

    webby Administrator

    Messages:
    49,865
    Advanced Honda Window Tinting Patent Shown

    [​IMG]

    The Japanese marque Honda recently patented an advanced self-tinting window, which is touch-sensitive and could be used on any vehicle, reports Auto Guide.

    The window works when a user touches it and drags their finger down to a desired point, tinting only that section of the window. Alongside being a massive convenience to adjust the tint when required, this could spell the end of flip-down sun visors, as it could be used on a vehicle's windshield.

    Potentially the only downside of the self-tinting window is that it can only be altered when the vehicle is stationary.

    Nevertheless, the idea is certainly intriguing but it isn't yet known if or when Honda will make it a reality.

    I wonder how they'll get around window tint laws that vary from state to state.
     
    TuPapi! and SpaceJam like this.
  2. webby
    • Staff
    • 2018 Toys For Tots

    webby Administrator

    Messages:
    49,865
    ron v likes this.
  3. Nomar06
    • Staff

    Nomar06 Super Moderator

    Messages:
    7,412
    Location:
    Charlotte, NC
    Vehicle Model:
    Fiesta ST (FiST)
    Body Style:
    hatch
    Interesting....
     
    ron v likes this.
  4. ron v
    • 2018 Toys For Tots

    ron v The good, the bad, and the booty

    Messages:
    3,503
    Location:
    Escondido
    Vehicle Model:
    Hot fuego
    Body Style:
    Coupe and hatch
    Cool...
     
  5. Sarcras
    • Supporting Member

    Sarcras Supporting Member

    Messages:
    1,129
    Location:
    North Dakota
    Vehicle Model:
    Civic Si
    Body Style:
    FB6
    That sounds pretty neato.
     
    ron v likes this.
  6. Flightmaster127
    • 2018 Toys For Tots
    • Supporting Member

    Flightmaster127 Supporting Member

    Messages:
    3,516
    Location:
    Delaware
    Vehicle Model:
    Civic Si
    Body Style:
    Sedan
    Cool concept but I imagine using your finger to adjust the level is going to leave some kind of fingerprint/smudge. If that's on the windshield it would drive me nuts, especially if its in my immediately visible area like where the sun visor would be.
     

Share This Page