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Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech

03 January, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech - read the full textCorning announced that it can produce Gorilla Glass three dimensionally. A new manufacturing technique allows the company to make the product conform to different shapes and designs without sacrificing its strength. Durability is certainly a question on consumer's minds when they...


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> In reply to Jim Hart @ 2014-01-04 08:54 from tZkP - click to readExactly.

If i'm not mistaken i've seen a documentary about this technology quite long time ago, so why didn't we see it till now, especially in smartphone industry?

Well, maybe they have difficulties applying it on glass :v

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  • 2014-01-06 07:31
  • 61XL

Sometimes it makes me shake my head how little many you of know of science. And glass in general.

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  • 2014-01-06 05:34
  • YHn0

blahblahblah glass glass and glass again. I am so sick of it. Why do they even use glass on phones when there is plastic. Plastic doesn't shatter, so why get complicated with glass.

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  • 2014-01-06 01:35
  • 95qm

They have the technology to do what ever they want years now but they don't want to use there technology to make bulletproof screens - monitors - glasses and others.
They could make some bulletproof visors for motorbike helmets and they doesn't do it.
Every 3-6 months I change visor on my helmet cause of the stones who crash and scratch my visor and I cant see the road from lot of scratches.

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  • 2014-01-05 21:16
  • 3Ake

They can make bulletproof windows but they can't make my s3 resist a drop B-) what a joke

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  • 2014-01-05 13:10
  • sp9A

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-01-04 16:29 from Im44 - click to readExactly

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  • 2014-01-05 12:43
  • jxxN

Gorilla Glass 3 is just as tough as Gorilla Glass 2. The only difference is that 3 is thinner than 2. That's what Corning said about Gorilla Glass 3 when they announced it.

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  • 2014-01-05 08:05
  • t7Xk

> In reply to gpers @ 2014-01-04 20:19 from qKkM - click to readGSMARENA.COM website is very popular. We can know any mobile phone feachers easlly. Thank U

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  • 2014-01-05 07:00
  • 9xf9

I was hoping for transparent aluminum.

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  • 2014-01-04 20:19
  • qKkM

Dont know anyone impressed by gorrilla glass just breaks and scratches same as other glass...Can they not use perspex all my old Nokias were brilliant in durability.

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  • 2014-01-04 19:48
  • ancc

> In reply to gefs @ 2014-01-04 13:41 from m1q3 - click to readActually gorilla glass 2 and 3 is same .Nothing special it is only scratch resistant (major) not crack resistant.

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  • 2014-01-04 19:12
  • rAQv

lol, gorilla glass? it breaks for silly reason.

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  • 2014-01-04 18:46
  • vIhn

Someone should make Steel Glass not Gorilla Glass.

Gorilla Glass is just a glass that trying so hard to have metal properties.
It should be the other way around.

Steel Glass is basically a metal that can display picture on its surface.

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  • 2014-01-04 18:16
  • UDNv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-01-04 16:28 from Im44 - click to readNeither is sapphire... Scratch resistent yes, shatter resistant, no. As far as i know, Gorilal Glass is rather flexible and thus a lot less prone to shattering. Sapphire is not.

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  • 2014-01-04 17:40
  • 3pt}

> In reply to gefs @ 2014-01-04 13:41 from m1q3 - click to readStop wearing those skinny jeans, lol.

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  • 2014-01-04 16:29
  • Im44

> In reply to RejZoR @ 2014-01-04 08:13 from 3pt} - click to readGorilla glass is scratch proof, not shatter proof, sapphire glass is way more durable and more scratch resistant than gorilla glass "and more expensive", because Corning named it gorilla glass does not make it indestructible "which most people think it is".

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  • 2014-01-04 16:28
  • Im44

> In reply to gefs @ 2014-01-04 13:41 from m1q3 - click to readhello,
Are you sure there was nothing between the glass and your leg, screens and gorilla for sure doesnt just break.


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  • 2014-01-04 15:37
  • iySx

Most high end phones still uses Gorilla glass 2 because it's tougher than 3.

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  • 2014-01-04 15:18
  • vpHA

gorilla 3 is weak! i broke my nexus 5 screen in pocket , screen side on leg, just sit down and it broke, it was in front pocket

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  • 2014-01-04 13:41
  • m1q3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-01-04 10:27 from LeGt - click to readThey actually mean they can shape their glass to anything they can even make Eiffel tower model if they want to do so

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  • 2014-01-04 13:13
  • rvqQ

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