AGC showcases glass-based smart digital home concepts

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At this week’s Display Week 2018, AGC will be showcasing its recent innovations in advanced materials and substrates that enhance user experience – from productivity and performance to wellness and sustainability.

AGC's Glass Speaker features embedded technology that increases the acoustic characteristics of glass
AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), will be showcasing the company's recent innovations in advanced materials and substrates for next-generation displays at its booth at Display Week 2018, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center (22-24 May). AGC is a pioneer and one of the top leaders in display materials, including glass substrates and cover glass used in LCD and OLED displays – making Display Week the ideal forum to showcase its latest developments for emerging in-home display applications that span A/V and home entertainment, AR/VR, IoT, industrial and signage markets. 
The show will also mark the official US debut of AGC's recently announced Glass Speaker, which features embedded technology that increases the acoustic characteristics of glass. This sound-generating Glass Speaker is a new type of laminated glass with a special intermediary layer sandwiched between two glass layers, mitigating the inherent resonance characteristics of glass to enable production of clear, steady sounds over a wide range of audio frequencies, from high to low. The company created this new material as part of its efforts to achieve high-quality sound production with glass as a medium. 
"Several of the concepts in AGC's Digital Home environment at Display Week bridge nature and technology in innovative ways – functionally, aesthetically, experientially, among other aspects," notes Tom Trill, president of AGC's Silicon Valley-based division ABDA (AGC Business Development Americas). "While gla...
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