Corning’s Award-Winning LivingHinge™ Technology To Be Featured in Tianma’s Vehicle-Cockpit Displays

Corning’s Award-Winning LivingHinge™ Technology To Be Featured in Tianma’s Vehicle-Cockpit Displays

Corning’s Award-Winning LivingHinge™ Technology To Be Featured in Tianma’s Vehicle-Cockpit Displays

New collaboration will advance the driving experience with flexible OLED displays using Corning LivingHinge™ and Corning AutoGrade™ Gorilla Glass technologies

CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | January 8, 2024


Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced a new collaboration with Tianma, a global leader in display technologies, to create the next generation of automotive-interior displays with Corning’s award-winning LivingHinge™ Technology. Together with automaker GAC’s Design division, the companies will deliver flexible OLED cockpit displays that are sustainable, ready to integrate, and can dramatically enhance the driving experience for consumers.

“We’re proud to collaborate with Tianma – and based on the conceptual design from the GAC Design Division, we’re confident we can deliver innovative user experiences combining our technology with flexible OLED while still providing a low carbon footprint that enables a sustainable supply chain,” said Mike Kunigonis, vice president and general manager of Corning’s Automotive Glass Solutions.

Under the collaboration, Tianma will produce displays that respond to increasing consumer demand for individualized experiences behind the wheel. Named a 2024 “Best of Innovation Honoree” by CES®, LivingHinge™ combines a flexible, 13-inch organic light-emitting diode (OLED) with Corning AutoGrade™ Gorilla Glass to create a durable, dynamically bendable cockpit display.

With these technologies, drivers can customize their cockpit layout and seamlessly integrate critical information into their driving experience.

“The cockpit created by the GAC Design Division adopts our latest flexible OLED display combined with Corning’s LivingHinge™ Technology, showcases our determination to remain a leader in performance and a dedication to sustainable business practices,” said Charlie Peng, chairman and chief executive officer for Tianma.

As consumer demand for such displays grows, so does the need for sustainable solutions across the automotive supply chain. Corning’s LivingHinge™ uses Corning ColdForm™ Technology, which allows for cover glass for automotive displays to be shaped at room temperature. The cold-forming process is more cost effective and energy efficient than traditional hot-forming techniques. It can also reduce global-warming potential by up to 25%, as verified by an independent lifecycle assessment, compared to hot-formed glass.

“This new collaboration – which puts both drivers’ needs and the environment front and center – demonstrates how Corning and its partners are vital to the industry’s progress,” said Kunigonis.

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