New e-skin pairs flexible electronics with touchscreen technology

By David Tom
Jul 22, 2013
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  1. Flexible displays promise to revolutionize the way we navigate and view electronics much in the way touch-optimized screens have done in the past few years. Although we often see one or the other, we rarely see these ideas paired up;...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,423

    I don't care if it bends or starts crying when you drop it. Your average consumer has certain priorities today when it comes to displays, and those look like this:

    1. Picture quality (resolution, brightness, contrast, viewing angle)
    2. Energy efficiency
    3. Portability / dimension
    4. etc...
    100. Does it bend?
    101. Does it blend?
    102. Does it glow blue when left alone?

    Get the point?
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  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    This is pretty cool. Hopefully it opens up a new era of touchscreens.
  4. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,387   +105

    Getting there, but takes time. Current LED/LCD panels on tablets won't be missed. Now everything that uses these sort of panels will be really thin and flex too!
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +2,034

    Average consumer eh?
    1. How much???
    2. The rest of the jazz you mentioned...
  6. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,035   +269

    3. When will this laboratory prototype be in a product I can buy?

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