Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced the industrialization of its patented Corning? ColdForm? Technology for curved automotive display systems. Driven by consumer demand for more in-car infotainment and connectivity, ColdForm Technology enables larger, curved, and more integrated displays designs.
To further technology adoption, Corning is collaborating with Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ: VC), a global leader in automotive cockpit electronics technology, including digital multi-display modules.
“Today’s most innovative automotive interior designs require sophisticated technologies, materials, and manufacturing systems,” said Mike Kunigonis, vice president and general manager, Corning Automotive Glass Solutions. “We’re working with Visteon, a market and innovation leader in digital clusters and multi-display modules, to commercialize Corning’s patented ColdForm Technology for the automotive industry. We’re excited that our advanced technical glass and innovative shaping processes will help deliver the most economical and highest quality curved display systems.”
Qais M. Sharif, global vice president, display product line at Visteon, added, “The digital cockpit is evolving into a multi-display and interactive environment driving electronics complexity and cost. This poses new challenges and opportunities for product design and engineering to deliver the enhanced user experience of the future. Applying Corning’s ColdForm Technology supports our goal to deliver the industry’s highest quality curved display modules for digital clusters and integrated center stack applications, as cost-efficiently as possible.”
The evolution of automotive interior and display design is accelerating to meet the demand for multiple large, integrated, and advanced displays. Corning’s patented ColdForm Technology helps ecosystem partners, such as Visteon, unlock new curved design possibilities while delivering significant cost savings versus conventional hot-formed glass processing.
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