Innolux subsidiary expands partnership with Corning in automotive
September 28, 2022
Core tip: CarUX, the automotive display subsidiary of panel maker Innolux, announced on September 26 that it has expanded its partnership with material maker Corning (GLW-US) in the automotive field. In the future, CarUX will be used in large curved automotive displays. Introducing Corning ColdForm, the cold-formed forming technology of Corning, to further improve the interior display design of the smart cockpit, and jointly seize the business opportunities of smart cars.
CarUX, the automotive display subsidiary of panel maker Innolux, announced on September 26 that it has expanded its partnership with material maker Corning (GLW-US) in the automotive field. Corning ColdForm, the bending forming technology, further improves the interior display design of the smart cockpit, and jointly seizes the business opportunities of smart cars.
CarUX said that by joining hands with Corning, it is expected to increase the benefits of cooperation, extending from automotive glass substrates to protective glass substrate solutions, expanding alliances, connecting supply chain ecosystems, and giving full play to industrial synergies.
CarUX further pointed out that in response to the vigorous development of AI, 5G, Internet of Things, and self-driving technologies, in the future, automotive display technology will combine the characteristics of networking technology, intelligent driving, shared services, and electric drive, and will also give birth to the combination of meeting, work, and leisure in the car cockpit. Brand-new applications such as entertainment and shopping have led to the trend of large-scale automotive displays.
Looking at the relevant trends, CarUX said that after the introduction of Corning's cold-formed forming technology, the glass cover can be seamlessly attached to the vehicle display, which will help provide innovative and diverse vehicle display solutions, while protecting the curved surface of the vehicle display. The glass cover can also improve the safe driving environment.
Mike Kunigonis, vice president and general manager of Corning Automotive Glass Solutions, pointed out that global automakers continue to integrate large-size, curved, and seamless automotive display designs into the cockpit, which is expected to drive automotive protective glass. The new wave of growth momentum will continue to deepen cooperation with customers such as CarUX.