Displays have really evolved over the years. The started off being convex (curving outwards), then morphed into flat screens. Somewhere along the line, having concave (curving inwards) became the trend. For a long time, all projections indicated the foldable display to be the next thing.
But no, Samsung doesn’t think so. The South Korean tech giant thinks stretchable display are way cooler. The company unveiled a 9.1-inch prototype stretchable OLED display, which kinda looks like a trampoline.
If you press the screen from above, it depresses downwards (much like a trampoline does, when a kid jumps on it), then bounces back to its original flat position. Samsung says, “the screen when stretched up or down, even when pressed, has sufficient elasticity to recover.”
Samsung’s technology enables the display to maintain the original image quality up to a maximum depression depth of 12mm when pressed. This display is only a prototype right now, and Samsung remains non-committal as to when exactly they will release the real product.
The display flexes in two directions, unlike foldable display which and only fold in one direction
Although Samsung’s forecasts that they are probably laying …read more