PaperFold: concept device with three flexible displays




A group of researchers from the University of Queens (Queen’s University) in Canada a few years ago showed a prototype mobile phone with a flexible screen is built on the technology of electronic ink. However, the researchers did not stop there, and now will present a new device called PaperFold, which consists of several flexible displays.

The apparatus consists of three PaperFold E-ink displays, which can be connected in various ways to each other. The method of their connection depends different functions and different display images that are the most rational use of the usable area displays.

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In contrast to standard smartphones , where the information is necessary to move or increase on the same screen, the creators were inspired plain paper that can be folded in different ways and see different parts of the document, according

Screens are fixed between them by means of special magnetic loops, which can recognize the connection method display while changing the images on them. Creators demonstrate various capabilities that range from the use of one of the screens as a keyboard and display panoramas to Google Street View.

“In PaperFold each display can act both independently and as part of a single system. This allows multiple device form factors, depending on the selected task, “- says one of the creators of the device.

Demonstration of PaperFold you can see in the video below.

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