The sun pours through the bedroom windows waking you from the pleasant depths of REM sleep.
You pick up your smartphone, click on the NanoShutters app, drag your fingers across the screen and the windows instantly darken, blocking out the light.
When you get into work — late again — your boss calls you into his glass-walled office for a little chat. He calls up the NanoShutters app on his tablet, drags a finger across the screen, and the glass walls instantly turn into white panels that nobody can see through.
The technology to do all of these things now exists thanks to Lumotune Inc., a startup in the VeloCity Garage, the University of Waterloo’s incubator in the Tannery building in downtown Kitchener.
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