Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced the selection of Corning® Astra™ Glass by Chengdu CEC Panda Display Technology Co., Ltd., (CCPD) for its line of oxide-TFT liquid crystal display (LCD) panels used primarily for high-performance, large-size TVs and monitors. Corning was named majority display glass supplier for CCPD’s Oxide-LCD panels.
“Corning is pleased to work alongside CCPD to implement Astra Glass as the foundation for the next evolution of high-performance oxide-TFT displays,” said Han Yim, business director, High Performance Displays, Corning Glass Technologies. “CCPD has quickly become a valued collaborator for Corning and we look forward to continuing to enable immersive viewing experiences with Astra Glass in their displays.”
CCPD, one of the industry’s leading oxide panel makers, selected Astra Glass as its backplane substrate because it has the inherent fidelity – dimensional and thermal stability – to thrive in high-temperature oxide-TFT fabrication for immersive high-performance displays. High-temperature oxide-TFT technology helps panel makers achieve high resolutions while providing attractive panel economics, particularly in large form factors, like TVs.
CCPD’s advanced oxide-TFT process is widely used in 4K and 8K display panels. Corning will showcase one of these displays, completely designed by CCPD and enabled by Corning® Astra™ Glass and CCPD’s latest core technologies of Oxide PAT, Super-UVA, Cu connect, at Touch Taiwan 2019, August 28-30 in Taipei.
Corning introduced Astra Glass globally in May 2019. Astra Glass joins industry-favorite Corning® EAGLE XG® Slim Glass and premium-performance Corning Lotus™ NXT Glass in Corning’s advantaged display glass portfolio. Corning is collaborating with valued customers to define the next chapter of display technology with this advantaged and proven portfolio.
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