American Glass Products Launches AGP Vario Plus Intelligent Glass Using Research Frontiers' SPD-Smart Technology and Begins Global Marketing Campaign at SEMA Show



    KNOXVILLE, TENN., October 29 /CNW/ - American Glass Products (AGP) is
pleased to announce that it will unveil its AGP Vario Plus-Sky
SPD-SmartGlass(TM) as well as its AGP Vario Plus-Polar glass at the 2007 SEMA
Show in Las Vegas this week. These new AGP intelligent glass products add
innovative features to glass. Vario Plus-Sky SPD-SmartGlass(TM) enables users
to instantly and precisely control the amount of light, glare and heat coming
through glass using patented SPD light-control film technology licensed from
Research Frontiers Incorporated (Nasdaq:   REFR). AGP Vario Plus-Polar glass
allows users to achieve enhanced privacy using state-of-the-art nano-particles
LC technology.

    This event marks the launch of AGP's global marketing campaign for AGP
Vario Plus. With more than 900 employees, and production plants and marketing
offices on five continents, AGP is one of world's leading manufacturers and
suppliers of specialty glass to the automotive, marine, rail and architectural
markets.

    The company's newest product, AGP Vario Plus-Sky SPD-SmartGlass, will be
offered as a laminated glass, and will allow users to control the transparency
of windows, sunroofs and other glazing products. With the touch of a button,
AGP Vario Plus-Sky can switch from a completely dark state to a highly
transparent one, or to any point in between. In addition to its unequalled
shading capabilities, AGP Vario Plus-Sky offers exceptional safety and
security benefits and it significantly reduces the amount of heat passing
through the window into a vehicle's cabin or other interior space. AGP Vario
Plus-Sky also blocks more than 99% of harmful ultraviolet (UV) light.

    "The SEMA Show is an ideal venue to initiate our global marketing efforts
for AGP Vario Plus," commented Norman Pena, Business Development Manager for
American Glass Products. "SEMA is the world's premier event for automotive
specialty products and is expected to attract more than 100,000 industry
professionals. Our exhibit's featured products - including a front door
glazing and a sunroof featuring AGP Vario Plus-Sky SPD-SmartGlass
light-control technology - will introduce this revolutionary product offering
to our global automotive target audiences of original equipment manufacturers
and aftermarket distributors and installers. Our marketing campaign includes
programs to also offer AGP Vario Plus to the marine, rail and architectural
markets."

    Joseph M. Harary, President of Research Frontiers Inc. which holds over
500 patents and patent applications on SPD-Smart(TM) light-control technology
noted: "We have long-admired the lamination capabilities of AGP and their
ability to bring and combine state-of-the-art technologies to the world of
advanced glass. Their production capacity and commitment to quality, coupled
with their skill and experience, have enabled AGP to develop unique products
for automotive OEMs throughout the world. This product and the marketing
launch at SEMA will enhance our worldwide SPD light-control infrastructure. In
addition to AGP's focus on automotive OEM SPD-SmartGlass products, we are also
excited about their ability to bring SPD-Smart automotive glazing technology
to the important aftermarket."

    AGP Vario Plus will be featured at American Glass Products' booth
(#11876) at the SEMA Show from October 30 through November 2. The SEMA Show is
for automotive industry professionals and is not open to the public.
Information about the show can be found at http://www.semashow.com.

    Note: AGP(TM) is a trademark of American Glass Products.
SPD-SmartGlass(TM) and SPD-Smart(TM) are trademarks of Research Frontiers
Incorporated.




For further information:

For further information: Media: AGP USA General Manager Polo Carrillo
Mobile: +1 865-382-7885 wcarrillo@agpglass.com or Business Inquiries: Business
Development Manager Norman Pena, +57 310 8604427 npena@agpglass.com or General
Information: AGP USA Toll Free number: 1-800-562-1613 VarioPlus@agpglass.com

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