Last month, we showed you a thin, bendable projection screen for mobile gaming
. Now, it appears this design might signal the future of video displays. According to The New York Times, researchers at Sony have developed a 4-inch-wide, ultra-thin screen that can be wrapped around and rolled
. Boasting a 432x240 pixel resolution, it's fully operational and the quality stays sharp whether it's spread flat or rolled up. Sony outlines the process
in detail, but the screen uses an organic light-emitting diode (OLED
) and tiny organic semiconductors and is entirely functional.
Though it's currently in concept form (and will be some time before your cell phone or portable video game system has a flexible screen) it's still fun to get a glimpse into the future of video displays. A future that, thankfully, might not involve cracked screens but stylish, wrist-wrapped computers. [From: The New York Times