Corning unveils Gorilla Glass SR+ for wearables

Corning Gorilla Glass SR+

Corning may not be a household name in the world of smartphones but its Gorilla Glass technology can be found on billions of smartphones across the globe. First introduced in 2011 and now in its fifth generation, it has protected more than than 1,800 different devices from 40 major brands. Corning announced today that wearables will now also be able to benefit from […]

Corning unveils even tougher Gorilla Glass 4

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Corning today announce the latest iteration of its Gorilla Glass protective cover glass for mobile devices. Gorilla Glass 4 is “up to two times tougher than any competitive cover glass design now in the market” and was specifically designed to better resist impacts when devices are dropped. “Corning Gorilla Glass has outperformed competing materials, such as soda-lime glass and other […]

CES 2014: Corning unveils Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass

Corning Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass

Following its announcement that it was ready to manufacture shaped glass components for devices, Corning today unveiled Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass. As the name implies, the new antimicrobial cover glass has been treated with ionic silver, an antibacterial agent, ionic silver, to keep the surface clean of bacteria and microbes. Unlike the many antibacterial wipes, foams, sprays, and films exist today, […]

Corning announces 3D glass-forming technology for Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning today announced the latest evolution in its line of Gorilla Glass, its famed cover glass. Working with partner G-Tech Optoelectronics Corp. (GTOC) , it is now ready to begin manufacturing 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass parts to support the growing consumer demand for “more-dramatic form factors.” The ability to shape its strengthened glass will allow it to create “conformable displays” for […]

Samsung buys 7.4% stake in Corning and secures 10-year supply agreement

Corning Gorilla Glass NBT

Corning and Samsung Display today announced a series of strategic collaborations that will effectively see Samsung acquire a 7.4% share in Corning and secure a 10-year supply agreement for about US$1.9 billion. “We are excited to enter this new era of collaboration in our 40-year equity relationship with Samsung, one of the world leaders in consumer electronics,” Wendell P. Weeks, […]

Corning announces Gorilla Glass NBT for touch-enabled notebooks

Corning Gorilla Glass NBT

Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass, today announced a new version of its famed cover glass product. Corning Gorilla Glass NBT is designed specifically for touch-enabled notebooks, providing enhanced scratch resistance, reduced scratch visibility, and better retained strength once a scratch occurs. “Known as the cover glass of choice, Corning Gorilla Glass now extends its exceptional capabilities into the emerging […]

Future Gorilla Glass to come with anti-reflection technology

Corning anti-reflective glass prototype

In a presentation at the MIT Mobile Technology Summit, Dr. Jeffrey Evenson, senior vice president and operations chief of staff for Corning, talked about Gorilla Glass’ future. Already found on many of today’s mobile devices (some 1.5 billion of them according to Evenson), it offers remarkable durability in a very thin package. But Corning wants to further improve Gorilla Glass […]

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be unveiled at CES 2013

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Corning today announced that it will the next generation of its Gorilla Glass product at CES 2013. Gorilla Glass 3, billed as “a new glass composition with durability enhancements” should prove to be even tougher than its predecessor, Gorilla Glass 2. It will also unveil new fiber-based Optical Cables for device-to-device connectivity solutions, promising performances that goes beyond the limits […]