Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass that adorns most rough-and-tough smartphone displays these days will debut the next iteration of its product at CES on January 9. Details are sketchy about what the second generation of this tough glass will do but Corning does provide some hints in its release: “The Corning booth, will showcase the critical role of highly engineered specialty glass in addressing emerging trends highlighted at CES 2012, including: increased functionality from smaller form factors; touch technology; connected devices in new application spaces; and sleek, durable large-format design aesthetics.” Read on for more details. Also Read - Flipkart Big Diwali Sale begins October 28: Best deals, discounts, offers on smartphones
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- An 82-inch advanced multi-touch LCD display prototype featuring Corning Gorilla Glass as a durable, touch-sensitive, and elegant cover glass.
- Touch-enabled automobile interior and home appliance center simulators demonstrating the enhanced user interface experience that thin, durable glass can enable in new design applications.
- A centerpiece, Gorilla Glass-covered video wall, flanked by Gorilla Glass fabricated sound speakers, projecting the latest in Corning specialty glass technology news.
If we were to bet our chips, we would bet Gorilla Glass 2 will be thinner, more durable and will adorn larger displays later this year.