Company Corning, famous with a layer protection Gorilla Glass on the development of a new version of the glass screen is a foldaway bed is expected to be available in its final form less than two years ago.
Revealed general manager of the company John Bayne that the challenge faced by the company currently is developing a protective layer with a thickness of only a very few allow it to line without decreasing its ability to protect the phone screen under it.
Used Corning funding from Apple and other companies, in addition to its own in the innovation of new product. The Apple has invested $ 200 million to support research and development efforts.
It seems that Apple is already interested in this field, and she had recently apply for a patent for a phone is a foldaway bed is likely to require the company next year.
Comes Corning to develop a protection layer subject to bending after a few days revealed the greatest two companies for the manufacture of smart phones Samsung and Huawei for their phones smart folding. The company uses two in the manufacture of their phones screen is plastic and not glass to enable it to fold.
Targeted at Corning to make the protective layer thin so the thickness of 0.1 mm to permit the manufacture of phones folding thickness ranging between 6-10 mm.
It is worth noting that Corning has a product Willow Glass which is a retractable glass bend like paper, but impossible to use his smartphone due to the method of its manufacture that you need to flood it with saline.