A Day Made of Glass

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  1. AndyMan

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    This video comes from Corning, the makers of the Gorilla Glass cover glass for many of our cell phones.



    I cant wait for a world like this!
     
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    Well prepare to wait.

    I wouldn't even wager when the things displayed would be commercially applicable, let alone consumer affordable. A small bet would be 30-40 years...

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  3. AndyMan

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    I don't think a lot of this is too far off though, look how much technology has changed over the past 10 years, or even 2 years.

    I get your point, I think the main issue is programming and software related, as well as the high data usage this would create, then again, Corning is in the fiber optic business!
     
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    Awesome video, glad I found this. Although some things are more realistic than others, it really wouldn't be surprising to see some of these things in 40-50 years.

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    Well, fiber optic wires are made of glass lol.

    I think the biggest issue is how in the hell do you integrate very high powered electronics into a sheet of glass? I mean, they imply it is literally IN the glass and unseen.

    I'd go with 15 years as a best case minimum before we even read about this as experiments in science journals.

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    Personally I think Tony Stark does it better but it is a nice thought :)
     
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    Agreed. Tony start at least made some people mad with it... these people just smile. And i have to say that paper ereader was Too thin. I would want a sturdier alternative.
     
  8. AndyMan

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    Beats me! haha Things like the glass tv, might be built into that wall somewhere? Corning makes the specialty glass, not the actual electronics. I think the video gives an idea of what possibilities can come from their glass, if and when the technology to integrate the electronics.

    I don't think the company would spend the time to have this video made if they didn't believe this is the future (vision) for their products
     
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