Stretchable OLED display expands up to 45 percent in size

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Researchers at UCLA have come up with the world’s first fully stretchable OLED display. This is quite different from just being bendable. That’s because they can take this strip of OLED and pull it, stretching that light to expand up to 45 percent along one axis. This flexible and stretchable property could make this kind of tech remarkably useful for applications like robotic skin and other embedded medical devices.

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Toshiba Getting Closer to Flexible Rollable Phones

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The trouble with pretty much every screen technology out there right now is that it’s rigid. It doesn’t matter if you go for LCD or AMOLED; the screen has to be stiff. Well, we’re getting that much closer to true commercial viability of flexible displays thanks to a recent prototype from Toshiba.

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