Your Next Computer Monitor May Be Plastic

Posted: May 10 2010, 12:38pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:00pm CDT, in News | Technology News

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The days of glass displays may be limited. Hewlett Packard's Information Surfaces Lab has just made a breakthrough. CNET reports that HP is working to perfect the plastic display. In 10 years, they expect glass displays to go the way of the cathode ray tube.

Plastic substrates are easier and cheaper to produce than glass substrates. They are up to 40 times lighter than their equivalent in glass. 50 micron thick sheets of plastic can be put on spools and printed with resistors. Bluetooth-controlled wallpaper, here we come!

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