Linked by David Adams on Mon 9th Aug 2010 15:31 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Displays built out of plastic instead of glass would be a gadget lover's dream: they'd be rugged and lightweight, and they should be inexpensive to make on "roll-to-roll" systems similar to those used for newsprint. But to develop prototypes for flexible tablet computers and other gadgets with plastic displays, the device makers have had to develop custom equipment.
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Flexible displays are there around
by namakemono on Wed 11th Aug 2010 12:51 UTC
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Look:

http://www.oled-display.net/flexible-oled

This page explains the technology:

http://www.oled-display.net/how-works-the-oled-technology

but nothing about the lifetime of materials, that was a problem to solve in past. I remember something about "only two years before material degradation" that was a barrier to have devices using this technology. Seeing the quantity of equipment news in their main page we think that probably it is not a problem now.

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