Even though the Consumer Electronics Show doesn’t start until next week, Corning has decided to talk just a bit about a couple of upcoming product releases. This includes the much anticipated Gorilla Glass 3. While this is news enough, many outlets (see below) are reporting that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may turn to this more scratch resistant glass in iPhone and iPad devices.
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Here is a brief excerpt from Wendell P. Weeks, CEO and president of Corning:
This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in specialty glass and fiber optic technologies with the introduction of two products designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers’ favorite devices. 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.
What is so special about the Gorilla Glass 3? Why would this get Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) so excited?