Corning, which is a popular american corporation that manufactures glass, ceramics etc prepares to announce its new upgrade and next-generation of super tough Gorilla glass at CES ( Consumer Electronics Show ) officially next week in Las Vegas . This new version i.e., Gorilla Glass 3 features are it is much more tough and has got more resistance to scratches when compared to the earlier versions. Corning will also unveil their new Optical Cables in the event which are described by the company as “a fiber-based device-to-device connection product that significantly extend the data transmission range past the limits of copper-based cables.”
What is Gorilla Glass – Its Features & Use ? :
Gorilla Glass is especially used as a display screen in gadgets like computers, laptops, smartphones or mobiles, tablets and other portable mp3 player devices offering them a high deal of protection and making them scratch-proof. Even some of the Apple iOS and Android brands are planning to make use of this Gorilla Glass such that their device display has high durability. The risk of damaging your device is greatly reduced as the glass is stronger and has an impact-resistant quality.
How Gorilla Glass is Made By Corning & Its Compostion ? :
Most of the glass that is prepared in our daily life is formed out of several types of minerals and rocks which are subjected to high temparatures. Whenever the lightning hits the ground or even a flowing lava could make this formation happen naturally.
Fusion Forming Technology – The glasses that are made commercially by Corning has Sand or Silicon dioxide ( SiO2 ), Sodium Carbonate and Limestone. When they undergo into a series of melting process the resulting glass is nothing but a – Aluminosilicate Glass. This glass it given a little bath which makes it more tough and durable.
Source –Press Release : [PR]
Corning to Showcase Latest Glass Technologies for Consumer Electronics at CES 2013
Introducing Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 and Optical Cables by Corning
CORNING, N.Y. – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced its plans for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. The Corning booth, #14813 Central Hall, will highlight the company’s newest specialty glass solutions and their benefits for today’s consumer electronics device trends.
Corning plans to introduce two new products at CES 2013: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, a new glass composition with durability enhancements; and Optical Cables by Corning, fiber-based, device-to-device connectivity solutions that significantly extend the data transmission range past the limits of copper-based cables. Full product details will be included in announcements planned for Monday, Jan. 7.
“This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in specialty glass and fiber optic technologies with the introduction of two products designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers’ favorite devices,” said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president. “These new innovations build on the increasingly important and continually evolving role of highly engineered glass technologies in delivering improved product performance and functionality through touch capabilities, protective cover glass, and device connectivity.”
In the Corning booth, experts will be on hand to discuss and present hourly demonstrations of the toughness of Gorilla Glass 3 as well as the connectivity and flexibility of Optical Cables by Corning. The booth will also showcase the benefits of Corning Gorilla Glass in larger format, multi-touch displays for education, entertainment and other applications.