Kinestral Technologies Inc., developer of Halio “smart-tinting” dynamic glass, closed a $65 million Series C equity funding round, the company announced.

The funding will be used to launch Halio in North America this year and globally in 2018, according to a release from Kinestral.

The investment was led by AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) and included new investor Hermes-Epitek, as well as existing investors 5AM Ventures, Alexandria Venture Investments, Capricorn Investment Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital and Versant Ventures.

Jean-François Heris, senior executive officer of AGC, has joined the Kinestral board of directors. Last year, AGC and Kinestral forged a strategic relationship to jointly market and sell Halio.

“For over 100 years, AGC has pioneered some of the most important breakthroughs in glass and coatings for our customers,” says Heris. “We see Halio as the natural next step for glass to really connect people to their environment while neutralizing all the negative aspects of heat and glare from the sun. Through our partnership with Kinestral, we continue to transform the glass industry.”