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Corning Debuts Dashboard Prototype Featuring Corning® Gorilla® Glass for Automotive Interiors at SID's Display Week 2017(May 22, 2017)
The latest advanced glass technologies for today's cutting-edge displays also showcased
CORNING, N.Y., MAY 22, 2017 - Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced it will exhibit its advanced glass portfolio as well as a dashboard prototype featuring Corning® Gorilla® Glass for Automotive Interiors at the Society for Information Display's (SID) Display Week, May 21-26, 2017, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
At booth #929, Corning will display for the first time a standalone dashboard prototype that features sleek, 3D, cold-formed Corning Gorilla Glass for Automotive Interiors. With its design flexibility, durability, and high-tech capabilities, glass continues to bring automotive interior displays into the connected future.
"Glass has transformed our relationships and daily interactions with smartphones, and now we're using this premium material to enhance the way we interact with our cars," said Fabio Salgado, program manager, Corning Automotive Interiors. "Thin, scratch-resistant, and optically advantaged Corning Gorilla Glass for Automotive Interiors enables benefits like multi-touch response and haptic applications, as well as anti-glare and anti-reflective surface treatments, which can help us enjoy the luxurious and modern feel of glass without harsh daytime and nighttime reflections. We at Corning believe that tough, beautiful technical glass is key to bringing cars into the vivid connected future."
Additionally, Corning's booth will feature:
- Corning Lotus(TM) NXT Glass: A display glass used for substrates, encapsulants, and carriers to enhance the design and manufacture of high-performance LTPS-OLED and LTPS-LCD displays with high resolution and brightness, energy efficiency, and innovative designs
- Vibrant Corning® Gorilla® Glass: A multicolor, high-resolution printing technology with the durability of Gorilla Glass that provides new design options for OEMs and their customers to display photo-realistic images on laptops, tablets, and handhelds
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5: A cover glass solution that raises the bar for protection against drops higher than ever, surviving up to 1.6-meter drops onto rough surfaces up to 80 percent of the time
- Corning Precision Glass Solutions: High-precision wafer and panel format glass-based solutions, enabling higher speeds, slimmer form factors, and enhanced optical performance in a variety of applications, including consumer electronics and the Internet of Things
- Corning Iris(TM) Glass: A glass light-guide plate that is pushing the standard for slender LCD sets, enabling TVs and monitors thinner than the average smartphone.
To learn more about Corning Gorilla Glass for Automotive Interiors, Corning is hosting an in-booth media event at 8 a.m., Wednesday, May 24. Media attendees will be able to touch and feel the sleek, durable, and display-rich dashboard console of the future. Additionally, experts will explain how Corning leverages its proprietary fusion-draw manufacturing process to revolutionize the display industry with glass that enables the latest industry trends, including thin LCD set design, high-performance LTPS-LCD and LTPS-OLED displays, durable cover glass, and improved consumer electronics functionality. To RSVP, contact Anna Giambrone.
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About Corning Incorporated
Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning's businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning's products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.
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