Visions become reality

Digitalisation and the unrivalled success story of smartphones and tablets have opened our eyes to just how fast new technology can change our lives. Thin glass plays a key role here thanks to its touch properties – thereby laying the foundation for the further development of multi-functional and nteractive properties – and the limits of what is feasible have not even been reached yet. In future, glass will play an active and varied role in regenerative energy generation, building management, medical device technology and bio engineering, entertainment and healthcare. glasstec 2018 showed how this is possible and what is feasible right now.