TechHive - 9.29.13 by Sharon Gaudin
"The stretchable and bendable screen is a big step into a world we've only seen via science fiction movies so far," Olds said.
It's a scenario that could one day be a reality, according to scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science reported last week that they have created a light-emitting electronic display that can be stretched, folded, and twisted, while remaining lit and snapping back into its original shape.
OLED technology is used today in smartphones and even some televisions. The new stretchable material could change the form of smartphones and could lead to wallpaper-like lighting, minimally invasive medical tools and clothing with electronics integrated into them.
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