Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) today announced Corning® Gorilla® Glass is the cover of choice for AHA Inc. Co., LTD’s 84-inch Comuto-S and Arisu-S 4K2K interactive flat panel displays.
The Comuto-S and Arisu-S will be showcased for the first time in AHA’s booth (N3157) at InfoComm, which runs today through Friday in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
AHA’s interactive flat panel displays use projected-capacitive touch technology detecting up to 10 touch points at the same time by using a finger or a deductive stylus pen. Multi-touch interaction can enable many users to interact with the display simultaneously, a feature required for collaboration in professional settings. Additionally, the anti-glare surface delivers both clarity and outstanding touch and feel.
“The use of projected-capacitive touch technology, paired with direct-bonded Gorilla Glass, makes the Comuto-S flat panel display a precise and responsive professional tool,” said David Loeber, business director, Corning Large Cover Glass. “The projected capacitive touch technology originally penetrated the handheld electronic market. Now leading companies, like AHA are making great strides in applying the technology to the interactive large-size display market.”
“The primary market for the Comuto-S and Arisu-S are corporate and hotel meeting spaces where several professionals gather to collaborate and need a reliable, professional solution,” said Gido Koo, president, AHA Inc Co., LTD. “Durable Gorilla Glass offers the damage and scratch resistance these settings need due to frequent usage.”
With four times the resolution of a full HD display, the choice of a thin, optically clear Gorilla Glass is particularly important to avoid hindering vibrant content, which can occur with other thicker cover-glass solutions.
“We believe the industry wants higher performance touch systems and therefore, we encourage individuals to visit AHA’s booth at InfoComm and interact with the product live,” said Loeber.
Corning Incorporated will also be at InfoComm 2014 (booth N2521) where the company will showcase its latest advanced innovations in glass and cabling.
Corning Gorilla Glass is currently featured on more than 33 major brands and designed into more than 2,450 product models, resulting in more than 2.7 billion units worldwide.
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Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning’s products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.
AHA INC CO., LTD (www.ahatouch.com) is the leading provider of education and presentation technology in South Korea. With over 20 years of experience, AHA has received numerous awards celebrating its developments in touch sensing and interactive technologies. AHA has developed over the years to provide a range of products and continuously strives to offer the best in design and performance. Whether it’s an educational institution, commercial enterprise, corporate setting or special project, AHA’s technology will improve the way you create, show, share, and interact with information. Satisfied customers throughout the world are evidence that Korea’s best is quickly becoming the world’s best.