Thursday, September 21, 2006

Electronic Roll-up - newspaper?

Roll-up laptop screens a step closer, according to scientists.

A Cambridge team have developed metal structures that can morph from flat screens into tubes and other shapes reports the BBC.

They say in the future the structures could form the basis for electronic displays that could be rolled-up and placed in a bag or pocket.

This is an area of rapid development with a number of developments in the news.

This thinking offers a next generation of flexible, thin materials for a range of applications.

E-books, Electronic Newspapers, laptops, posters, mobile phones, meeting rooms are transformed.