MAINZ, Germany, May 19, 2011 — Schott’s new Xensation glass products offer solutions for all touchscreen applications. A touchscreen interface is a desirable addition to a smartphone, tablet PC, computer monitor, notebook or navigation system. The company offers a family of touch panel glasses that can meet all the requirements of the touchscreen market. Xensation Cover 3-D glass is a chemically strengthened thin lithium aluminosilicate glass for capacitive systems, manufactured using float technology. As a cover glass, it is widely used in the displays of smartphones or tablet PCs, providing a surface that is visually attractive and scratch- and break-resistant. The low transition temperature of 506 °C enables efficient production of sophisticated 3-D glass formats. Xensation Touch glass is chemically resistant and withstands environmental damage. This highly transparent borosilicate glass is suitable for resistive touch panels, as proved by its use in millions of car navigation systems. It can be supplied in a thickness down to 0.03 mm. Xensation Look glass has good transmission characteristics, especially in the infrared and visible regions. This borosilicate glass is well suited for use in optical touchscreens such as notebooks. The Xensation Sound clear crown glass offers high transparency and surface durability, making it suitable for use in surface acoustic wave touch panels, especially in large-format displays. The company has established a Cover & Touch flat glass center of excellence that provides expertise and technical support across the entire supply chain, from modifying glass formulations to suit different manufacturing processes to consulting with the various manufacturing partners to achieve optimal process integration to developing new products.