Innovation Roundtable in China about the ELT
On July 11, SCHOTT hosted an Innovation Roundtable for Chinese media in Beijing. The event focused on the ELT and SCHOTT’s contribution to this project. Furthermore, the participants learned how specialty glass and glass-ceramic can attribute to ambitious Chinese projects in the area of astronomy & space. In a presentation, individual discussions with SCHOTT experts and a small exhibition, participants learned more about ZERODUR® glass-ceramic and special-purpose glasses, which are installed in renowned telescopes, space probes and space vehicles.
Ultra-thin screen protector
The world’s first mass-produced ultra-thin glass available in thicknesses of 300 to just 50 μm, SCHOTT AS 87 eco, has found its way to the retail market. The mobile phone accessory brand BLACK ROCK is now offering the ultra-thin glass SCHOTT AS 87 eco as screen protector glass for a number of smartphone models. This includes the popular series of iPhones from Apple as well as the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S8. A special variation of the glass with slightly curved edges protects the outer curved exterior of the Samsung Galaxy S8 “Infinity Display”, uncompromising in its confrontations with the daily challenges mobiles face in their constant usage. The product can be found at major electronics retailers such as Media Markt and Saturn.