No one lives the same way for decades.
But when it comes to windows, once chosen, they usually stay the same.
M.W. is the abbreviation for MODULE WINDOW or MULTI-WINDOW.
Combinations can be changed freely to achieve all sorts of functions.
When family member dynamics change,
When you start a new hobby,
When you want to take a breather and refresh your mind.
Select combinations you like,
At any time you like.
Add accessories such as a camera and sensors, as well as functions.
The future is as infinite as your ideas.
M.W. Module #01
Know about the outside by simply glancing at the window. Display a variety of content to suit your mood. “DISPLAY” window enriches your plans of outing as well as activities at home.
Trace the window frame and select the menu. Combining with sensors to display outdoor air information, from weather, temperature, UV, pollen, to PM2.5.
Swipe left or right to switch to a plethora of designs.
Digital curtains wavers to the wind velocity in real-time.
The window becomes a screen to save space.
No only listen to music, but also play music like a DJ.
Visualize the noise level indoors and outdoors.
Draw pictures by layering with scenery outside.
Offers both analog and digital displays.
M.W. Module #02
Design the best way to wake up in the morning, Grow your favorite greenery. “LIGHT” windows make this new lifestyle possible.
Trace the window frame with your finger to make a blinds pattern appear on the glass. This functions as shading, thermal insulation, and power saving.
Touch to turn the window frame into lighting. Trace the lower part of the window frame to adjust brightness. Connect with smartphone to change colors and brightness.
Change the refracting angle of the sun. Gather light anywhere you like in the room.
M.W. Module #03
Automatically or remotely ventilate or adjust temperature. “AIR” window sets you free from the need to take heed of air.
"Theft Prevention Window"
M.W. Module #04
When a person inside the room is immobile for a long duration of time, the window judges the situation as sudden illness and displays "SOS" mark outside. When the window detects entrance by unregistered people, it will send out alerts.
M.W. Module #05
This window records the room temperature and humidity, as well as your body temperature, to learn and actualize the optimum environment for you.
M.W. Module #06
This window stores elements such as light and sounds from outside and makes them available for use when you open it like drawers.
M.W. Module #07
This window is made of special glass that is foldable like origami paper. Create any shape you like.
M.W. Module #08
Just like viewing photos on a smartphone screen, pinch the window in and out to see the scenery outside.
M.W. Module #09
The window glass changes size along with the window frame to accommodate to your privacy preferences.
M.W. Module #10
As if inhaling and exhaling, the window frame adjusts the amount of air inside the room. The visual impact is noteworthy as well.
M.W. Module #11
This window grows plants and vegetables between glass through soilless culture and automated watering.
M.W. Module #12
This window allows you to draw on the scenery outside. The drawings can be saved via screenshots.
M.W. Module #B-01
Makes automated window-cleaning possible.
M.W. Module #B-02
M.W. Module #B-03
Measures data such as body temperatures of people in the room.
"Transparent Solar Cell Glass"
M.W. Module #B-04
Uses sunlight stored with the window glass for electricity.
M.W. Module #B-05
Collects sound from specified directions to enable noise cancelation without insulating all sounds.
M.W. Module #B-06
Emits sounds of an opposite phase from outside sounds to create quietness.
Combining windows makes a variety of functions possible.
As you may have realized, “M.W.” is a concept model.
In other words: Fiction.
This is a possibility for “windows ten years in the future.”
YKK AP, the company that thinks about windows,
literally thinks about windows everyday.
To create comfortable living,
to make people healthy, to realize world peace. All with windows.
This might be a bit over-the-top, but it is our sincere hope.
YKK AP is making steps toward the innovation of windows.
Be sure to keep an eye out for updates.
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2-15-4 Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo
● Shinagawa Station (JR Line or Keikyu Line): 8 minutes on foot
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