Corning Stories July 23

Gorilla Glass ‘Victus’ announced w/ better drop and scratch resistance, Samsung will use it first

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is pretty much a standard for the smartphone industry, and it often gets updated with better, stronger versions that usually arrive later on high-end smartphones. Today, Gorilla Glass “Victus” has been announced with one of the biggest jumps forward in a while.

Corning Stories July 19, 2018

Gorilla Glass has been a staple of smartphones for a long time now, and it’s been on many smartwatches as well. This week, Corning is announcing a new version of Gorilla Glass designed specifically with smartwatches in mind.

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Corning Stories July 18, 2018

Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 6 w/ focus on surviving multiple drops & 2x improvement

Corning today unveiled Gorilla Glass 6, the latest in the company’s line of strengthened glass for many of today’s devices. The previous generation was announced two-years ago amid similar circumstances of an upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note launch.

Corning Stories December 1, 2014

The MythBusters take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass to see how it stacks up against the regular stuff (video)

The displays on most smartphones these days, including many popular Android handsets, are made using Gorilla Glass from Corning, Inc., which is stronger and lighter than regular glass. Just how much stronger and lighter, exactly, is a question that was put to the test by MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as part of a promotional campaign by Corning.

The video (embedded below) puts two phones through quick drop and scratch tests before moving on to other applications for the glass, such as car windshields. A previous entry in the series covered the bendability of Gorilla Glass.

Corning Stories November 6, 2013

The video may be slightly cringeworthy (hot girls are always turned on by geek tech, right?), but the concept is certainly an exciting one: a foldable display which allows a pocketable smartphone to unfold or unroll into a tablet …  expand full story

Corning Stories October 23, 2013

MOnA- RHP-Sunbeam

Samsung could see itself getting priority access to new glass technologies after taking a 7.4 percent stake in Gorilla Glass maker Corning and simultaneously signing a 10-year supply agreement.

The net effect of a complex series of share swaps and cash investments, allied to a long-term procurement commitment from Samsung, is a $2B deal that will enable Corning to boost its R&D investment, accelerating the pace of development of new types of display.

With closer cooperation between the two companies, Samsung may prove well positioned to gain access to those new technologies ahead of the rest of the market …  expand full story

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