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Samsung shows its concept of flexible displays in the future

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Samsung shows its concept of flexible displays in the future
There is a fierce rivalry between Samsung and LG as both companies are trying to be the first one to bring devices with flexible displays to market, and while right now it seems that LG has got the upper hand, Samsung has released a dreamy concept video about how the future world of bendable screens and wearable devices will look like.

The concept video shows a device with a flexible screen that you can fold and unfold. Its interface changes with that adapting to the new form.

The video is also about the modern face of healthcare and the possibility to send your health data wirelessly directly to your doctor instead of visiting him. That could happen via painless patch sensors with arrayed antennas. This sensor would read the biological data of your body and tell you whether or not you need to visit your doctor.

Samsung strategy head Young Sohn showed the dreamy concept video at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat conference in San Francisco. As good as it all looks, we hope to see more real-world devices rather than imaginary concepts soon. Fingers crossed.

source: AllThingsD

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posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:20 4

1. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


I like how these flexible displays can help us with our everyday lives by making things much easier and convenient. But I'm worried by how much they'd be pricing these things

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 07:28 1

8. speckledapple (Posts: 877; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


Agreed. The initial cost might be much but hopefully it will find its way to freedom due to adoption. Though I must say that the applications for this is endless almost.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 21:08

15. synthetic_llama (Posts: 17; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


Well a 4 year contract of course ;)

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:21 3

2. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1086; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


woot..

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:27 4

3. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5042; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Awesome!

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:31 4

4. Epicness1o1 (Posts: 200; Member since: 30 May 2013)


How is the mobile future going to look in like 20 years-I know the answer:Awesome!

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:45

5. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


i saw a video years ago showing a device like this. In the video i saw, it explained that this sort of technology wont be available until nano-technology becomes more main stream.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 06:58 1

6. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1185; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


I can't wait until the first flexible phone to come out :D

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 07:24 2

7. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6114; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


SWEET!

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 07:41 1

9. doejon (Posts: 316; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)


that is innovative

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 08:46 7

10. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1619; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


Take note apple.....this is innovation!

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 09:32 1

11. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)


Umm nope this isn't innovation this is called Copying and imitating. Need I remind you all that Nokia already had flexible screens in R&D, enough said. Long before Samsung jumped on to the bandwagon pffft.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 12:19 1

12. daddysbeenabadgirl (Posts: 157; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


Innovate and Invent are 2 different things. I remember hearing the government funding some project about 5-6 years ago that was researching flexible displays. Nokia or any of these phone manufacturing companies didn't invent the technology, but Samsung and LG will be the first to actually bring the new tech out. So technically yes, Sammy and LG are innovators.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 13:36

13. Ronny666 (Posts: 108; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


Awesome! This is something that I have imagined before when Samsung revealed their flexi-OLED 2 years ago. This will be deal-breaker if they can adopt this into a smartphone. Expandable screen (switching from 5 inch to 7 inches maybe?) yet still pocketable. It's not going to happen soon for sure.

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 16:06

14. trustory (Posts: 104; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


Doesnt look that cool

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 02:14

16. Newton (Posts: 14; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)


flexible display needs every goddamn component to be flexible to hit its full potential. But they are great for 2014 as unbreakable displays. Goodbye Corning

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