HP and ASU Demo Bendable, Unbreakable Electronic Displays

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Damn, these dudes got the drop on SONY who were planning to pop this off

via Engadget

Well, what do you know? Nearly four years after Arizona State University opened its very own flexible display center comes this, a prototype device that’s purportedly easy to manufactur, easy on the environment and practically as strong as Thor. HP and ASU have teamed up to demonstrate the fresh e-displays, which are constructed almost entirely of plastic and consume far less power than traditional computer monitors.

The “unbreakable displays” were crafted using self-aligned imprint lithography (SAIL) technology invented in HP Labs, and while we’d love to see this in a pliable laptop at CES 2009, we suspect it’ll be a few years yet before these slither out to the commercial realm.