Corning is well know for its Gorilla Glass which is used in many of the smartphones we own today, and now the company has launched a new version of its smartphone and tablet glass, the Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass is designed to stop bacteria on your smartphone or tablet, according to the company, this will work for the life of the device.
“Corning’s Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass inhibits the growth of algae, mold, mildew, fungi, and bacteria because of its built-in antimicrobial property, which is intrinsic to the glass and effective for the lifetime of a device,” said James R. Steiner, senior vice president and general manager, Corning Specialty Materials. “This innovation combines best-in-class antimicrobial function without compromising Gorilla Glass properties. Our specialty glass provides an excellent substrate for engineering antimicrobial and other functional attributes to help expand the capabilities of our Corning Gorilla Glass and address the needs of new markets.”
As yet there are no details on which will be the first smartphone or tablet to use this new Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass, you can find more details about it at the link below.