The Top 11 Most Disruptive Material Technologies in the World

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Jul 19, 2017 10:40:43 AM
  1. Paper

Writing ideas onto paper is certainly not a new phenomenon, however, it is surprisingly not that old. After paper was invented around 100BCE by the Han Dynasty, emperor Ho-Ti started the world’s first paper industry. This rudimentary form of paper was made from mulberry bark hemp rags, and water. The pulp was mashed into a flat patty before being dried in the sun.

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Topics: Smart Materials

NanoWeb® Provides a Solution to Counterfeiting

Posted by Metamaterial Team on May 30, 2017 2:57:53 PM

Counterfeiting presents a global economical and security problem. Fake pharmaceuticals, foods and beverages pose direct treat to the public health. Fake ID cards and passports are serious problem for governments.

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Topics: NanoWeb®

Quick Facts about Laser Strikes

Posted by Metamaterial Team on May 30, 2017 2:34:50 PM

Laser strikes are on the rise and impacting commercial aviation globally. MTI has put together some quick facts to show the global impact of laser strikes and where and when they are occurring.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • The top five US cities affected by laser strikes in 2014 were Houston, Los Angeles, San Juan, Phoenix, and Las Vegas according to the FAA.
  • The average time for laser strike occurrences in the United States is 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM according to the FAA.
  • FAA data from 2014 shows that most laser strikes occur during the approach phase of a plane’s descent.

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Topics: metaAIR

Smart Materials – High Growth Industry

Posted by Metamaterial Team on May 30, 2017 2:34:33 PM

Smart materials have the potential to positively affect lives all over the world. It improves how we use, interact and benefit from light.  With the power to manipulate one of the most fundamental and important resources on our planet, we can now harness it to make a difference around the world.  As this science is relatively new over the last ten to fifteen years, research firms have been making predictions on what type of impact it will have on the global economy.

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Topics: Smart Materials

MTI is proud to be Halifax’s 2017 Innovative Business of the Year

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Jan 27, 2017 11:51:00 AM

The Halifax Business Awards is the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s most glamorous event of the year. This gala event boasts a spectacular night of entertainment, prestige, and celebration, recognizing risk takers and the success of the thriving business community in Halifax.  

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Topics: Smart Materials