Sunday, February 5, 2012

Flexible Screens

I remember back in the early 90's reading an article in Mondo 2000 where the writer (Cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling) predicted that computers may one day take on the form of a fabric like material which when not being used, would take on the role of a decorative piece of clothing such as a scarf or tie.  Though this has not yet become a reality, we are quickly approaching the point where this sort of technology will be achieved.  For instance, we will soon see a wave of devices utilizing flexible screen technology similar to this:

It will be interesting to see what new and inventive ways this technology will be utilized.