Research Frontiers To Present At The Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference
Coverage of Research Frontiers Initiated by Craig-Hallum with a Buy Rating.
WOODBURY, N.Y., October 4, 2011 – Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR), the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, announced that Joseph M. Harary, President and CEO, will address the Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The recent adoption of SPD-SmartGlass technology on Mercedes-Benz’ new SLK roadster now in production will be discussed. In addition, this presentation also will discuss SPD-equipped concept vehicles – the Viano Vison Pearl luxury van from Mercedes-Benz and the A2 electric powered passenger car from Audi – featured at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show.
Mr. Steven Dyer, a Senior Research Analyst focused on industrial technology companies for Craig-Hallum, initiated coverage today of Research Frontiers with a Buy Rating. Mr. Dyer’s current coverage universe includes automotive OEMs (Ford, General Motors) and automotive technology companies (Amerigon, Gentex).
The Craig-Hallum 2nd Annual Alpha Select Conference will showcase over 50 small and micro cap companies that fit the Alpha Select List criteria. The idea behind the conference is to give institutional investors the opportunity to prospect for new investment ideas that could either still be under the radar or others that have proven out their model and are executing successfully. Presenting companies encompass four general sectors: Consumer, Healthcare, Services and Technology along with many Special Situation opportunities.
This event will be broadcast live on the internet at http://wsw.com/webcast/ch/refr/ on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. To access the live webcast presentation, please go to the website at least ten minutes early to register and to download and install any necessary multimedia software. A webcast replay of the event can also be accessed through the Research Frontiers corporate website for 180 days following the live presentation.
About Research Frontiers Inc.
Research Frontiers Inc. is the developer of SPD-Smart light-control technology which allows users to instantly, precisely and uniformly control the shading of glass or plastic, either manually or automatically. Having invested over $82 million to date to develop its technology, Research Frontiers currently holds approximately 500 patents and patent applications worldwide and has built an infrastructure of 39 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, aircraft and boats. Further information about SPD-Smart technology, Research Frontiers and its licensees can be found at www.SmartGlass.com.
Note: From time to time Research Frontiers may issue forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ and are not guaranteed. Any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly. “SPD-Smart” and “SPD-SmartGlass” are trademarks of Research Frontiers Inc. “Mercedes-Benz” is a trademark of Daimler AG.
Seth L. Van Voorhees
Chief Financial Officer
Research Frontiers Inc.