Technical advances, new talent hires and achievements at ArtRatio.
ArtRatio is delighted to have received from the European Patent Office (EPO) an official notification stating their intention to grant us a patent in Sept 2020 for our algorithm which balances the exhibition and conservation of all light-sensitive objects.
ArtRatio is delighted to have signed a collaboration with Proper Provenance LLC in New York which will benefit our global customers through a combination of cutting-edge conservation, smart display and due diligence for art and luxury collections.
ArtRatio launches an industry-first online tool to help collectors, institutions and retailers to display art and luxury items sustainably, whilst minimising the risk of deterioration. Visit the Dashboard.
ArtRatio loaned a demo smart glass display table to the Wellcome Collection in London to evaluate how this innovative technology can reduce light damage on, and improve the display of, art collections.
ArtRatio loaned a demo smart glass display table to Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London to educate students on this technology and explore aspects of user experience.
ArtRatio CEO Manoj Phatak had the honour of delivering four 1-hour lectures to participants on the MA in Art Logistics programme, discussing how smart materials, light exposure and conservation affect the display of art and luxury collections.
ArtRatio launches SmartGlassWorld.net to educate consumers and customers in the technologies, markets, news and opportunities underpinning smart and functional materials.
The ArtRatio hardware / software system collects temperature, humidity, incident light, light exposure and popularity data in real-time and shows historical trends over time. All data is anonymous, GDPR-compliant and securely encrypted, allowing cloud-based access from wherever you are in the world to your collections, be they on exhibition, in storage or on loan.
ArtRatio CEO Manoj Phatak was delighted to be featured as a guest contributor in the ‘Art & Museum’ supplement of Family Office Magazine, spring 2019 edition, with an article entitled “How Does Light Damage Fine Art?” (p64).
ArtRatio has delivered a customised Smart Glass table-vitrine to the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden. ArtRatio was delighted to learn that the museum chose to house the oldest items in their public collection; namely a rare collection of 15th century Books of Hours.
ArtRatio publishes new product concepts, designed specifically for private and corporate collectors desiring more natural light in the building facade, without jeopardising fragile art, antique and luxury collections on display.
ArtRatio was delighted to participate in the SEAHA Industry Consultation Workshop held at UCL in London, to debate current and future challenges in the heritage sector with academia, industry and other partners. SEAHA is an initiative of Oxford, UCL and Brighton Universities.
Thrilled to confirm Carla Pohli has joined the ArtRatio team as Chief Marketing Officer. Carla brings experience in luxury retail, advertising and commerce and has degrees in Business and Japanese.
Feb – June 2017
Thrilled to see our demo art conservation vitrine on loan to St Johns College library, Oxford University
Very pleased to receive today a certificate of registration for our European Union Trademark.
ArtRatio on the front page of the Antiques Trade Gazette, TEFAF issue, Feb 2017
ArtRatio is pleased to be listed as an Industrial Partner with the Oxford University backed Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA), which aims to meet future challenges in the heritage sector, industry and government.
ArtRatio was proud to co-sponsor the 2016 Museums Association Conference in Glasgow on 7-8 Nov 2016, where we showcased our smart glass demo table.
ArtRatio is also pleased to announce that we are now corporate members of the Museums Association, the leading body for the UK museum sector.
Domoticware has now formally changed name to “ArtRatio S.L.U.” at the Mercantile Register of Alicante, effective today.
ArtRatio is very pleased to confirm co-sponsorship of the Art Business Conference on 1st Sept 2016 in London, in which we will be exhibiting one of our products and participating in a round-table discussion about preserving the value of works of art.
Domoticware is pleased to announce that we are now included on the Museums + Heritage Advisors directory under the sections: ‘Display Cases’, ‘Furniture Makers’ and ‘Solar Control Films’.
Thrilled to announce that Domoticware has been elected as an Approved Service Provider at LAPADA – the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers in London.
Domoticware delivers a DX-2 Inclined Art Conservation Table, using electro-optic glass to control light damage on sensitive works of art. The table is now housing an original map of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo in a private residence in London.
In his role as CTO of Domoticware, José brings extensive knowledge in power electronics and optics to the systems that control the smart glass in our patent-pending eConservation systems for art and luxury.
Joaquin’s responsibilities as Chief Art Officer at Domoticware involve a deep analysis of the requirements of each work of art so that our solutions are finely tuned to the needs of each object and to our client’s specific objectives.
Domoticware is proud to announce the filing today at the European Patent Office of an application for international patent Nr. PCT/EP2015/071200 entitled : “DEVICES AND METHODS TO ACHIEVE EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN CONSERVATION AND EXHIBITION OF LIGHT-SENSITIVE OBJECTS”.
The Royal Engineers Museum in Kent re-opened to the general public on 10 June 2015, featuring a Domoticware DX-3 eConservation Frame which houses the original map of the battle that changed the face of European history.
Official opening today of the Book Corner in the Archaeological Museum of Alicante, with the Domoticware DX-2 eConservation Table providing light protection for an antique book by 18th century Spanish author Antonio Cavanilles.
Domoticware files provisional US patent application nr. 62054457 with title: “A Display System to Achieve Equilibrium between Conservation and Promotion of Light-Sensitive Objects of Artistic or Commercial Use”.
Domoticware launches new website focussed on smart glass based products for museums, art collectors and luxury retailers.
The Spanish Guitar Museum opened its doors in December 2013 and chose a Domoticware DX-1 eConservation Case to house an original and priceless Antonio de Torres guitar hand-made in 1888.
Domoticware staff delivered 200 kg of steel, aluminium, glass and control electronics to the Almeria Town Council, owners of the Spanish Guitar Museum.
Domoticware launches ‘Smart Glass World’ group on Linked-In to promote news and independent discussion on smart materials for construction such as:- SPD glass, PDLC glass, electrochromic glass, thermochromic glass and more.
Published article assesses the challenges faced by architects to balance LEED requirements which demand more light usage in cultural institutions against the conservation issue of protecting light-sensitive works of art.
Research Frontiers Inc [NASDAQ – REFR] publishes article on Domoticware Smart Display Case for museums which incorporates SPD glass to reduce photochemical damage on light-sensitive works of art.
Domoticware is pleased to confirm a first contract to install our innovative smart display case solution in the Museum of the Spanish Guitar ‘Antonio de Torres’, an initiative of Almeria Town Council.
Domoticware attracts interest from several UK museums for smart display case concept at Museums Association seminar held at The British Museum in London.
Spanish national newspaper ‘El Mundo’ publishes article on Domoticware’s innovative smart display cases for museums.
Domoticware Utility Model U200930667 (Protective Device for Objects Sensitive to Visible, UV and IR radiation) is granted at the Spanish Patent Office.