Japanese Glass Coating Manufacturer Seeks Partners to Market Revolutionary Technologies

Date: 21 December 2004

Business Buzz Interview: Shozaburo Kato Founder and President, Figla Technologies, Revolutionary Glass Coatings InnovatorA Japanese company has created dramatic breakthroughs in the coating of glass, endowing it with incredible properties, including 10 different functions from window insulation - from heat or cold - to security to multi-media and educational applications.Vegas Buzz spoke with Shozaburo Kato, the founder and President of Tokyo-based Figla Technologies, a world leader in the field of glass and glass coating products.

The extensive interview will be published in a series beginning January, 2005. Kato will be returning to Las Vegas, Nevada to meet with architectural designers, building owners and prospective technology licensees December 27 - 30, 2004.

Photo: Figla Technologies Founder and President Shozaburo Kato explains principles and functions of the special multi-function glass his company manufactures. The company is currently looking to expand in the United States through technology transfer and the licensing of its thousands of patents. Venture capital inquiries are welcome.

Figla's Corporate Motto or Mission Statement is: "To create abundant amenities that enrich people's lives and environments. with state of the art concepts and technologies."

In the first in a series of articles and interviews, Vegas Buzz will delve further into the character and concepts of Figla Technologies, indeed unique in many ways. Certainly the ability to project video images onto glass with stunning clarity at a fraction of the cost of conventional high-resolution displays, has important ramifications.

Outdoor advertising for example. According to Kato, car dealers for example would be able to utilize night time to display ads visible from the roadway to potential customers. Or, alternatively, run advertising for other companies on specially-treated showroom windows. In Casino City Las Vegas, the applications would be endless.

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