Mass production of flexible screens underway, and are coming for your tech
LG is gearing up to ship vast numbers of flexible, foldable screens this year, according to reports in a South Korean trade paper. That’s important because LG already supplies many of the screens currently used by a range of manufacturers in their own products, from phones to tablets,
Based on OLED technology already used in the Apple Watch and Samsung phones, flexible screens can be bent, wrapped or rolled, enabling screens to be added to wider number of devices or devices to take a wider range of shapes.
We’re hearing rumours that a big US company intends to use these screens in a new line of foldable mobile phones although there’s no indication of who just yet.
We reported on this wearable concept tech with a wraparound screen only in February – it looks like reality might be about to catch up.