Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report Top Ten Nanotech Products of 2003 - New Product

The Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report has released their list of the Top Ten Nanotech Products of 2003.

Their list includes:

  • High-Performance Ski Wax, Cerax Nanowax, developed by German-based company Nanogate and sold through Holmenkol. The ultrathin coating lasts longer than conventional waxes and hardens as temperatures drop thereby adapting to ski conditions.
  • A Breathable Waterproof Ski Jacket from Franz Ziener GmbH & Co.'s. The jackets have Nano-Tex enhancements that make them windproof, waterproof, breathable and stain resistant.
  • Wrinkle-resistant, stain-repellent clothing including Nano-Care comfort-waist corduroy pants from Eddie Bauer and Kathmandu’s Tobin shirt.
  • Nanotechnology-enhanced cosmetics and skin care that penetrate deep beneath the surface of the skin such as Plenitude Revitalift antiwrinkle cream by L'Oréal Paris,
  • Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) digital cameras like Kodak’s EasyShare LS633 zoom digital camera
  • Books and DVDs featuring storylines about nanotech the nanosphere.
  • Smith's Techlite line of sunglasses using nanofilm on the lenses to make them antireflective, scratch resistant as well as repelling dirt and skin oils and making the lenses more responsive.
  • NuCelle SunSense SPF 30 sunscreen using Z-COTE, a Nano-dispersed zinc oxide
  • Tennis racquets from Babolat that include carbon nanotubes in the frames
  • Wilson Double Core tennis balls using InMat's Air D-Fense nanocomposite to double the life of the balls

Posted 29th December 2003

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