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The Art Of Light · GlassVu

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Our forward-scattering characteristics generate pixel-free images without color shift when the viewing angle changes. If only your projector was that good (it's not). You just may find yourself shopping for an upgrade after experiencing a GlassVu performance.


The GlassVu Clear and Charcoal foils measure 1524 millimeters across and are offered in 5 meter long rolls. If you happen to need a 5 foot wide roll that is 196 inches long, you are in luck. If that comes up short and you'd prefer a longer custom roll at a pro rata cost, let us know.


GlassVu Charcoal is a high-contrast display that provides a full, rich image that captures the projected light for both sides to see. Clear keeps the view from inside and out near transparent when there is no projection and creates a see-through image when the projector is on.


GlassVu rear projection foil accurately captures colors and contrasts created by the projector which is otherwise the strongest or weakest link. Life expectancy is pretty much forever unless you can figure out a way to wear out polyester without resorting to Disco.


The only power required for GlassVu is going to the projector and the media source. Once installed, Clear or Charcoal will remain happily unattended, asking for nothing more than an occasional gentle caress with a soft dry cloth to remove dust. A little more to the left please.


Like most things in life, a bit of patience and attention to detail will produce a much better result than a hurried application that is more influenced by meeting a deadline than creating a lasting impression that leaves little for improvement. Scroll down for specifics.

Specifications · GlassVu

Wallpaper for glass. Unlimited content.
Therefore, in your deliberations, when seeking to determine the military conditions, let them be made the basis of a comparison. ~ Sun Tzu
Series Charcoal Clear
Roll width · mm · inches 1524/60 1524/60
Roll length · mm · inches 5000/197 5000/197
Foil thickness · µ 100 100
Contrast ratio 400:1 200:1
Lifetime · hours 100000 100000
Permanent adhesive to glass yes yes
Orientation ↻ ↕ ⟷ ↻ ↕ ⟷
Operating temperature · °C -10 ~ 40 -10 ~ 40
Fine Print
Specifications GlassVu and Telematics reserves the right to change any specifications without prior notice.
Factory Warranty Faulty components to be repaired or exchanged for 1 year from the date of shipping.

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About Telematics

Telematics is a federally-incorporated company based in Vancouver since 2000. Our global partners manufacture innovative LED display panels, cabinets, curtains, interactive video floors and the systems that control them. We distribute the world's most advanced touch skins and rear projection films that turn any window into a massive display.
Our high-volume relationship with our manufacturers and low corporate profile allows us to provide aggressive pricing and personalized service to a world-wide network of principals and project managers in the audio-video and digital signage industry. We also sell directly to businesses and individuals who select and install their own systems with the assistance of local tradesmen and engineers.


Over the years we have sold countless rolls of GlassVu to customers around the world who have deployed it in theatrical staging and corporate events, showroom windows and movie sets, control panels and art installations.
We varied our models to include mirrored properties, darker or lighter colors and even double-sided adhesive-free units. But mostly our clients pretty much wanted either Clear or Charcoal for their installations.
With several choices for the length and 1.5 meters wide (5' for you baby-boomers), our clients would usually select 5 meters as the perfect length for their projects.
By limiting our models to 5-meter rolls of GlassVu Clear and GlassVu Charcoal we determined we could greatly reduce our costs and provide next-day delivery to most anywhere on the planet. Which is exactly what we have done.
When choosing GlassVu, the level of ambient light in your installation is a critical factor.
Most storefront installations call for Charcoal which offers great performance with the caveat that too much sunlight directly shining on a window will wash out any projection. This may be fine if the projection is not expected to perform for those affected hours, while looking great for the balance of the day and night.
If your installation only calls for dusk-to-dawn use, or where the light is controlled in an indoor setting, either a Clear or Charcoal screen should be ideal. The Clear has the additional benefit of being virtually transparent during business hours when activity in a store or restaurant may attract additional customers.

Our Manufacturers

GlassVu is our own branded product manufactured in Asia alongside sophisticated films that wrap shiny rides in even shinier shades of precious metals, cover patio doors and car windows in solar tints and security skins and block infrared sunlight from office boardrooms.
In 2020 GlassVu is very much a specialty product for us that is most often partnered with a Displax Skin to turn a storefront window into a massive interactive display.
With our new packaging and reduced pricing, we expect GlassVu will continue to be an easy choice for rear projection installations around the world.

Our Customers

For 20 years we have developed business relationships with thousands of people from every corner of the world.
Many are audio visual professionals and consultants who need to source premium equipment for their clients. Others are architects and designers looking for solutions to create LED walls or interactive floors. And some are end-users prepared to take on the challenge of setting up their own digital displays.
In each case, we provide our customers with the answers they need and endeavor to offer solutions that are affordable, effective and reliable.
And we always keep their secrets to ourselves.


Don't drive yourself crazy trying to figure out if you should choose Clear or Charcoal or if either is suitable for your project. Just contact our offices and in ten minutes we can review everything and find out what works best for the space. There...I'm feeling much better already.


Everyone leaves ordering to the last possible moment. Telematics will share in your stress and jump through every hoop to meet your ever-evolving schedule. But first we need a bank transfer or Visa payment to get your GlassVu order packaged up and ready to ship.


Your order can be shipped by air or ground, to a depot or to your door. Shipping schedules and Customs clearance are outside of our control. Allow plenty of time for unexpected delays. Although we usually have GlassVu in stock and Canadians rarely take any time off. Sigh.


If you have never attempted to apply polyester films with water-activated adhesives to glass, now is not the time to learn. Contact a qualified installer such as someone from a local glass shop who is experienced with tinting windows and with the patience to do the job right.


Clean and rinse the glass. Then clean it again. And once more. The difference between great and adequate will come from this extra effort. Mark out the target position of the GlassVu with removable painter's tape placed at two or more alignment points on the glass.


Spray down the glass with a mixture of distilled water and mild detergent. Peel back a portion of the liner and spray as the adhesive is exposed. Lay the GlassVu onto the glass while pulling back the remaining liner and spraying down both surfaces. No dry contact points please!


Work excess water outward from the center, keeping the surface wet and the GlassVu within the tape markers. Use a soft wet cloth covering a rubber edge to avoid marking the foil. Watch for any debris while there is still time to remove it.


As the adhesive dries and pulls the screen tight to the glass, small pools of water may begin to collect. Resist the overwhelming urge to pop them with a needle. Quickly work the water out to the edge of the GlassVu before the adhesive sets.


Continue to check for any pools forming for the next hour and work them to the edge. Once the adhesive is completely dry in 48 hours, put up a little note beside it or tell any staff equipped with cleaning products:

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