Samsung Researchers Show Off Stretchables #WearableWednesday

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These wearable displays almost look like a stretchy charlieplex. Researchers at Samsung are testing out the viability of using stretchable OLED displays. From Samsung Newsroom:

One of the biggest achievements of this research was that the team was able to modify the composition and structure of ‘elastomer’, a polymer compound with excellent elasticity and resilience, and use existing semiconductor manufacturing processes to apply it to the substrates of stretchable OLED displays and optical blood flow sensors for the first time in the industry. The team were then able to confirm that the sensor and display continued to operate normally and did not exhibit any performance degradation with elongation of up to 30%.

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