MWC 2016: Flexible display bracelet gives a sneak-peak of the future
Rollable and bendable display gadgets are going to rule the coming future and we got to see one more wearable proving that all right. This is FlexEnable’s prototype 4.7-inch organic LCD flexible display which wraps around on your wrist to show all the vital information you need to be abreast with. The UK-based company has partnered with Chunghwa Picture Tube to develop such kind of OLED displays and this one is one of them. The bracelet sits on your wrist and for now the prototype displays a demo of the technology which aims bring all the needed applications on your wrist.
This prototype uses a plastic transistor for the flexibility which embraces the organic liquid crystal display screens. This sensor can be wrapped around any flexible display screen for any number of applications like their flexible display sensor that can be wrapped around a door for added security. The prototype seen at WMC was encased in a metal frame and it is being promised that a flexible OLED display for this wearable is going to come soon.
Future tech it is, butt too bulky for now folks
The wearable gadget is on display at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and for now the low resolution bracelet with optical sensor tuned at 300 dpi shows pre-programmed demo content. The makers claim that they will have a fully-functional version ready in 18 months from now and that could be our chance to see a full-blown flexible display wristband beeping all your notifications and other app stuff.