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Displays of the future are here

Written by Marcus Grimm

Flexible displays that have been a part of many a sci-fi movie are finally here.   Plastic Logic yesterday announced that they will be revealing a flexible 150ppi SVGA active-matrix display at the Plastic Electronics 2006 conference in Frankfurt.   The display is based on E Ink technology, which is already being used in devices such as the Sony Reader.   However, unlike those devices, this display can be rolled and folded just like a thick piece of paper while still being readable.   The company’s goal is to start mass-producing these displays in 2008, which means those cool roll-up displays seen in movies could soon be seen on a beach near you.