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Corning Gorilla Glass for Smartphone Camera Lenses are Coming

[caption id="attachment_357003" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Image: Corning[/caption] According to The Verge, Corning Inc. has has announced two varieties of a new glass composite designed for smartphone camera lenses — Gorilla Glass with DX and Gorilla Glass with DX+. Every single one of the camera lenses on your phone has a protective glass covering to prevent damage to...

Apple Grants $200 Million to Gorilla Glass Maker Corning

Apple announced on Friday that it's partnering with Corning to give the Gorilla Glass manufacturer a $200 million grant for its Harrodsburg, KY facility to make next-generation glass as part of Apple's new $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund. The investment will support the 65-year-old Corning plant’s research and development, equipment needs and glass processing, according...

Corning Unveils New Gorilla Glass SR+ for Wearable Devices

Corning yesterday unveiled its all new Gorilla Glass SR+ for smartwatches and other wearable devices, which has been designed to better endure the bumps, knocks and scrapes these wearables must withstand. The new glass composite significantly reduces visible scratches while delivering the toughness, optical clarity and touch sensitivity that make Gorilla Glass famous. “In early 2015, Corning launched Project...

Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Likely Candidate for iPhone 7?

Corning yesterday launched Gorilla Glass 5, which the company says was able to survive 80 percent of drop tests from 1.6 metres high onto rough surfaces, which is up four-times better than competitors. Despite being tougher, Corning explains "it still provides the damage resistance, optical clarity and touch sensitivity Gorilla Glass is famous for." John Bayne,...

Gorilla Glass Subjected to MythBusters Strength Test [VIDEO]

In case you were wondering how strong your iPhone's display is, the guys from MythBusters have an answer for you. You may already know that Apple used Gorilla Glass with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and that the devices performed decently in this years' drop tests. In a video sponsored by Corning, the manufacturer...

Corning Demos New Gorilla Glass 4: Up to 2x Tougher vs Competitors [VIDEO]

Corning has announced Gorilla Glass 4, which it says is two times tougher than competitors when dropped on rough surfaces based on a new one-metre high face-down drop tests. These tests revealed Gorilla Glass 4 survived 80 percent of the time during face down drop tests on 180-grit sandpaper and outperformed competing materials such as...

Corning and GTOC Announce New 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass Manufacturing Technology

Corning announced today the manufacturing readiness of their 3D glass-forming technology to shape Corning Gorilla Glass. Partnered with G-Tech Optoelectronics Corp. (GTOC), Corning is targeting a commercialization of finished 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass parts in 2014. More than half of all the top ten smartphone manufactures already market products with a curved glass display and the...