Belkin To Add Premium Line of Screen Protectors with Next Generation Scratch Resistant Technology

Playa Vista, Calif. – Aug. 9, 2016 – Belkin, in collaboration with Corning Incorporated, today announced a line extension to its best-selling screen protectors that will feature Corning's Accessory Glass 2 by Corning®. Accessory Glass 2 by Corning offers industry leading performance for screen protector applications by providing improved scratch resistance, a reduction in scratch visibility and better drop performance.

"Coupled with Belkin's ScreenCare+ application systems at Apple and our TrueCare Pro application service, our collaboration with Corning offers Belkin the opportunity to design an advanced line of next generation screen protectors applied with unparalleled precision," said Steve Maloney, VP, GM Belkin. "Belkin's mission is to preserve the native screen experience–full clarity, full touch-screen experience. The only difference is protection and peace of mind. The collaboration with Corning Incorporated to add Accessory Glass 2 by Corning to our premium line of screen protectors allows us to make this mission even more impactful."

"We are pleased to collaborate with Belkin to integrate Accessory Glass 2 by Corning into their next generation of screen protectors," said Scott Forester, innovations director, Corning Specialty Materials. "Accessory Glass 2 by Corning is an engineered glass material specifically designed to address the failure modes of conventional screen protectors and meet consumers' needs for further screen protection on their smart devices."

About Belkin
At Belkin, we make people-inspired products that harness the power of technology to connect people and the experiences they love. Our award-winning product lines include QODE keyboards, mobile accessories for laptops, smartphones and tablets, Wi-Fi networking solutions, and a broad range of cable and power products. Our product offerings are designed to create a personal, efficient and fun way for people to use technology, whether they are at home, school, work or on the go. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,500 employees in more than 40 countries around the world.

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About Corning Incorporated®
Corning (http://www.corning.com) is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning's businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning's products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.

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