Wondering what the future looks like? It’s all glass, lots and lots of glass. At least according to Corning, the glass manufacturer responsible for the ‘gorilla glass’ on your iPhone. In this interesting new video put out by the company you’ll see a montage of how glass is embedded (read: controlling) every waking moment of our lives.

A Day Made of Glass

The video is certainly an interesting look at future possibilities with touch interfaces. They also have a great concept of how 3D geometry and visuals could be rendered onto a flat, clear and often flexible display. Of course, all of this glass relies on a lot of greasy touch interaction. However, Dow Corning is already developing anti-fingerprint coatings for the glass interfaces you’re about to see. What’s your vision of future glass-enhance interfaces?

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