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The thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car.
"We don't make that kind of glass," said Waguih Ishak, director of Corning Inc.'s West Coast Research Center, pointing to the windows lining his office and, beyond that, to the windshields of the cars parked outside.
Ask a roomful of people to take out their phones, and you're bound to see several with cracked screens.
US manufacturer Corning said Thursday it was introducing a new, tougher version of its Gorilla Glass used by major smartphone makers in a bid to maintain dominance in the sector.
If you have a smartphone, take it out and run your fingers along the glass surface. It's cool to the touch, incredibly thin and strong, and almost impervious to scratching. You're now in contact with a "smart material."
Corning, which played a key role in the smartphone revolution with its robust "Gorilla Glass," is looking beyond the small screen with an upgraded version which promises to be even tougher.