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COWON Selects Corning's Gorilla Glass for MP3 Player (posted 2/12/09)

February 12, 2009
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Corning’s Gorilla™ glass is an environmentally friendly, thin-sheet glass that provides a durable, scratch-resistant LCD cover.

Corning Inc. recently announced that COWON SYSTEMS, Inc. has selected Corning’s Gorilla™ glass for use in the COWON S9 MP3 player. Corning’s Gorilla glass is an environmentally friendly, thin-sheet glass, which, upon chem-strengthening, provides device manufacturers with a durable, scratch-resistant liquid crystal display (LCD) display cover for high-end mobile devices, touch-screen devices, and applications where high strength and reliability are required.

The COWON S9 features a 3.3-in., AMOLED, capacitive-touch-panel display that provides 16 million colors on 480 x 272 pixels resolution. “Using Corning’s proprietary fusion process, Gorilla glass has a pristine surface quality that promotes clarity and is both strong and damage resistant,” said Mark Matthews, division vice president, Corning Specialty Materials.

Visit www.corning.com or http://eng.cowon.net.

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