Corning have today announced that they will be unveiling the new Gorilla Glass 3 technology at this years Consumer Electronics Show, three times more durable than the previous the 3rd installment of the glass will provide on-screen scratch resistance with 40 percent less scratches visible when compared to the 2nd version of the glass. The new glass also apparently has a 50% boost in retained strength.
Currently the glass is mostly used in smartphones and tablets, but the company wants the glass to be adpoted into multi-touch large screen displays or even 3DTVs.
“This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in speciality glass and fibre optic technologies with the introduction of two products designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers’ favourite 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.”
Cornings Gorrilla Glass 3 will be demoed at this years CES 2013, for all the latest on the event check out CES 2013 event page.