Lenovo displays flexible devices at Tech World; not real products but "a sign of things to come"

Lenovo displays flexible devices at Tech World; not real products but
During the kick off to Lenovo Tech World being held today in San Francisco, the company demonstrated two devices that are not yet products but are "a sign of things to come." YouTube personality Meghan McCarthy was holding a smartphone in her hand and noted that the dress she was wearing had no pockets. Wondering where she could put her phone, in the blink of an eye she snapped the device onto her wrist, the screen flexing to accommodate it.

Next, she held aloft a tablet with a kitten on it. In a matter of seconds, she had it folded up and pressed to her ear to use as a phone. As Lenovo's CTO Dr. Peter Hortensius pointed out, such devices require more than just flexible screen technology. Internal components need to bend in order for these products to work.

While the crowd went nuts seeing the flexible phone and tablet, we do need to keep in mind that these were just display units. If these are indeed "a sign of things to come," as Dr. Hortensius said, then bring on the future.


source: Lenovo

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5 Comments

1. NoAllegiance unregistered

Don't put all your eggs in the same basket

2. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Yes, within 12 months by samsung

5. krystian

Posts: 423; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Where do you think they will get the tech from? Samsung are the ones who have developed the bendable screen tech.

3. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Looks like nokias future concept from years ago.

4. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Look amazing. At least its working not like the half baked demo from other OEM.

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