Corning Incorporated (Corning), is a global, technology-based corporation. The Company operates in five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials and Life Sciences. During the year ended December 31, 2011, Corning launched Corning Lotus Glass, an environmentally friendly, display glass developed to enable technologies, including organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays and next generation liquid crystal displays (LCD). Corning Lotus Glass helps support the demanding manufacturing processes of both OLED and liquid crystal displays for portable devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and notebook computers. During the year ended December 31, 2011, Corning introduced Corning Gorilla Glass 2, the next generation in its Corning Gorilla Glass suite of products. In May 2014, Mitsui Chemicals Inc announced the acquisition of Corning Inc's SunSensors operations.