The dream of a flexible device is one step closer to reality thanks to Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass. The introduction of Willow Glass offers manufacturers the ability to create thinner, cheaper, and more efficient mobile devices. The new glass can even be “wrapped” around a device, opening doors to a revolution in design.
Willow Glass’ strong and flexible nature allows a high-temperature, continuous “roll-to-roll” manufacturing process – think newspaper production – greatly reducing the cost of production, which means cheaper tablets.
No indication was given on when we’ll see this awesome new Willow Glass technology in our devices, however news about it should start showing up next year when the next-generation devices start being announced.