From January 7th to 11th, the biggest names in technology gathered at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the largest fair in the world in this segment. The exhibition focused on mobile phone technology and internet. The Consumer Electronics Association, CEA, said that the 2013 version of the International CES focused on topics such as cloud, art accessories, eBooks, smart phones and tablets.
South Korean company, Samsung, introduced its prototype flexible display, a technology dubbed “Youm” that opens a world of new possibilities for the manufacture and use of devices.
The vice president of Samsung screens, Brian Berkeley, showed “Youm” installed on a mobile phone whose side was also part of the screen because it is made of plastic instead of glass and allows folding. The Samsung Team was technologically lauded for being able to produce a high resolution display (OLED) with extremely thin plastic instead of glass that would not break even if dropped. The phone prototype consists of a hard package the size of a matchbox, with a color screen on the thickness of a sheet of paper. The company also showed a video of a future concept, with a device the size of a phone that opens like a book and shows a screen the size of a tablet. Samsung Youm indicated that screens can be made to bend, fold or roll upon themselves. Read the full story