Yesterday is was LG Display announcing its 19″ e-ink display, today is Nokia.
Covering a “user interface, device and method for a physically flexible device,” the application details (among other things) how a flexible display might be used on a phone to do things other than make it more portable. Most interestingly, that includes bending the phone into a particular shape to perform a specific task — Nokia suggests rolling it into a can to search for a bar or pub, or bending it into a bowl to search for a restaurant.
With all of the new ideas Nokia discussed at their CES keynote, its anyone’s guess where this new technology will fit. Â It could be something for their Nokia Life Tools applications, or it just could be the next evolution for their cell phone line.
What do you think a good use for this technology could be?
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