PARC: Flexible electronics

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Our first stop on our visit to PARC was Room 1229, where staff researcher Willie Wong and several team members are perfecting advanced flexible electronics technologies. By building circuits and electrical connections into bendable plastics, glass, and metal foil substrates, they’re paving the way for new technologies like flexible flat-panel displays, medical image sensors, and electronic paper. Because flexible electronics are super lightweight, rugged, and can be rolled or folded into smaller pieces, they are expected to take mobility and portability to new levels.

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Images courtesy of PARC

About Lisa Katayama

I'm a contributing editor here at Boing Boing. I also have a blog (TokyoMango), a book (Urawaza), and I freelance for Wired, Make, the NY Times Magazine, PRI's Studio360, etc. I'm @tokyomango on Twitter.
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2 Responses to PARC: Flexible electronics

  1. overunger says:

    Yay-yay-yay-YAYY!! Tell them to please hurry up!!

  2. aryb says:

    I love this blog, really that is great

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