TV screen secrets revealed | Stuff.co.nz

The man whose work led to the development of flat panel television screens says it will be three or four years before paper-thin screens that can be rolled up will appear in homes.

Sir Richard Friend, a Cambridge University physics professor who will speak at Waikato University tonight, has worked on giving organic polymers, normally fashioned into plastic, the same electronic properties used in digital displays and solar cells to create flexible television and computer screens.

The paper-thin screens in development can be rolled up and put in your pocket. Documents can be projected onto them from a smartphone, such as an Android phone, an Apple iPhone or a Windows Phone.

via TV screen secrets revealed | Stuff.co.nz.

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