Gorilla glass promises to protect HDTV's and other screens

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Gorilla glass promises to protect HDTV’s and other screens.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/08/wP46E2.jpg[/newsimage]A glass technology first developed in 1962 has found a rebirth for use in high-definition TVs, touchscreen tablets and phones, along with additional consumer gadgets.  Corning first used the patented glass in the automotive and aviation industries in the early 1960s, but wide-scale use quickly died down in favor of alternative glass options.


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The glass in my cowon s9 portable media player is gorilla glass. Its pretty resistent stuff. I had no idea it was invented that long ago though.


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Awsome … they should have made this popular prior to the release of the nintendo Wii :iagree:


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I read about this a few days ago on yahoo. I do wonder if the electronics manufacturers will start using this glass. After all, the less often something breaks, the fewer sales the company makes, as they are no longer selling replacements.