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Sony demos first full-color, bendable OLED

updated 03:30 pm EDT, Thu May 24, 2007

Sony Bendable OLED

Sony today used the SID (Society for Information Display) Symposium to unveil what it says is the world's first OLED display to combine both full color and a flexible screen. The 2.5-inch sample takes advantage of the organic technology to display 16.7 million colors -- more than most small LCDs -- but puts it on a plastic layer rather than glass, allowing the display to bend and twist without breaking the image. OLED also delivers a bright 1,000:! contrast ratio for the small screen area and provides near-instant response times for video. This all is achieved with a panel only 0.3mm (0.01 inches) thick at its bulkiest point, Sony boasts.

Though still a prototype at the Symposium and limited to a relatively low QVGA (160x120) resolution, Sony expects that its new OLED will result in more portable and viewable handhelds (such as media players) that can also better withstand real-world use. The company has opted out of predicting when the technology would filter into final products. [via IT Media]



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