What looks to be taken out of the movie Minority Report, the Konica display technology is described as using “electronic paper, [wherein] the liquid crystal layers of red, green and blue are superimposed, attraction and separation of toner between two layers is used, and the organic EL is light-emitted on the film.” Highly compact, we’d really love to see Konica push this development into a prototype. Is something in the works?
On the potential implementation of rollable displays for digital cameras, Polymer Vision announced a partnership with Telecom Italia to launch their technology into mobile devices. Their site also discusses their rollable display technology as having “a bending radius of just 0.75 cm – which is why they can virtually ‘disappear’ into mobile devices”. Polymer is a spin off from Philips that has been working in the area since 2002. Bigger screens, compact size, nice.
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technologies and we look forward to even more progress in this direction.