Flexible OLED Wrist Display Unveiled at CES

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OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology is still new, but the Universal Display Corporation has already developed a flexible OLED wristband prototype. The prototype, which is supported by the US Department of Defense, is currently on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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There are numerous advantages to using OLEDs instead of LEDs: they’re thinner, more energy efficient, and can be produced using an inkjet printer.

The Universal Display Corporation’s 4-inch metal foil display may one day be used in a device with 3G HSDPA capability. Since the technology is sponsored by the DoD, military types will have first access, but the displays could one day be part of a new generation of wearable communication devices.

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