Willow Glass to succeed Gorilla Glass

Gorilla Glass has been all around us these days – found in smartphones, ultrabooks and other digital gizmos Gorilla Glass is the material that keeps your display thin, strong and scratch-free.

But the days of Gorilla Glass seem to have been numbered. Corning, the company that created Gorilla Glass, has come up with a better material that features better specs – please meet Willow Glass.

The new material is Corning’s next great product that has been designed for use in the next generation of consumer electronics. Besides sturdiness, resistance to scratches and thinness Willow Glass can also be “wrapped” around a device or a structure. Another great new feature is that Willow Glass can be processed at temperatures reaching 500 degrees Celsius – which is essential for today’s high-end displays.

Willow Glass

What’s even better is that Willow Glass will support thinner backplanes and color filters for both organic light emitting diodes (OLED) and liquid crystal displays (LCD) in high performance, portable devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebook computers. Finally the ultra-slim and flexible glass will make it easier to develop curved displays that can be bent if needed.

Willow Glass is expected to debut soon but it may take a while before we see it on the market.


Source: Hot Hardware

Related posts

AMD debuts new mobile graphics chips

AMD debuts new mobile graphics chips

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has announced three new mobile graphics chips that will power the next generation of notebooks. The models are known as Radeon R5 M230, Radeon R7 M265 and Radeon R9 M290X. As the name suggests the Radeon R5 M230 is the slowest chip of all three. This one comes...

HP starts sales of Spectre 13t ultrabook

HP starts sales of Spectre 13t ultrabook

The famous US tech company Hewlett-Packard has started sales of its latest Spectre 13t ultrabook. The device comes with a sleek and nice chassis that measures 324 x 219 x 15 mm for total weight of 1.45 kilograms and a nice surprise for everyone who looks for a new ultrabook. Turning to the...

Transcend introduces JetFlash 600 USB flash drive

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to introduce the JetFlash® 600, the newest member of its highly acclaimed USB flash drive family. The JetFlash 600 combines a lightweight, streamlined design and ample storage capacity, and...

Leave a comment