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News OLEDs to become as cheap as newsprint

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 1 Sep 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Arkanrais

    Arkanrais New Member

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    When this comes out, I'm going to have to wallpaper my house with the stuff.
    as a side note, I've always wondered if it's possible to make some kind of tech similar to this that can be graphed on to your skin for shape changing tattoos.
     
  3. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    Yarr there be pirates at Bit-Tech today!
     
  4. l3v1ck

    l3v1ck Fueling the world, one oil well at a time.

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    Sweet!
    Huge cheap TV's, here we come.
     
  5. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    Just use a non-permanent marker.
     
  6. Phil Rhodes

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    This has been a goal for at least a decade - creating a display that you can simply print in a continuous roll.

    On the other hand we have heard claims like this before, and I don't see super low cost, low power consumption displays around me.
     
  7. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Well the cheap printing ideal has been on the wiki page for OLEDs for ages, it would be awesome to be able to have your walls made of the stuff though, no more need for lights, your walls and ceiling are the lights, and if you get bored of the wallpaper or paint colour, it's as easy as changing it on your desktop.
     
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    Pie in the sky. Not gonna happen.
     
  9. andrew8200m

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    LOL!

    However, back on topic! It would be a good idea to have these instead of newspapers I suppose. If you could then just go into a news agents, pay for the paper as you would (as a file) and then plug it in and read it it would be fantastic saving no end on paper etc.


    Andy
     
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    If you'd like to learn more about the science behind the story, you can access the original paper free at http://ow.ly/nBVp.

    Dave Flanagan, Deputy Editor, Advanced Materials
     
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  11. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    lolz. animated porn mags. :lol:
     
  12. RichCreedy

    RichCreedy Hey What Who

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    why go to news agent, you could just subscribe to the paper, and have it downloaded via your broadband.

    Oh sorry anyone who owns/works in a newsagents :S
     
  13. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    or you could just have a 3G newspaper
     
  14. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    this is awesome well the news paper concept is but anyhow Im talking about cheaper OLED production thats the way to go and will replace LCD tech, cant wait ^_^
     
  15. Timmy_the_tortoise

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    As good as this sounds, I won't be holding my breath.

    News like this often comes to nothing.
     
  16. bagman

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    it would make some really cool lighting effect if you put it in your pc
     
  17. Timmy_the_tortoise

    Timmy_the_tortoise International Man of Awesome

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    How's about wallpaper that you can change at will..
     
  18. D B

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    go a bit further with that idea and you have chameleon like abilities at camouflage.

    By making OLED's cheeper, and better, your sure to find them used in more and more things .. I wonder what all that will turn out to be?
     
  19. eddie543

    eddie543 Snake eyes

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    Someones got the right Idea :hehe::hehe::hehe:
     
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    Didn't Sony make wallpaper OLED TVs a while back? they are just working on making it durable, making the tech support larger screens, or something I believe.
     
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