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Samsung Folding Screen Cell Phone Video

This video of Samsung's cell phone with a folding OLED screen recently surfaced. The phone was a prototype shown at Japan's recent FPD International 2008 technology conference.


(Samsung folding OLED cell phone)

As you watch the second, inner screen slowly fold out for use, compare it to this scene from Count Zero, a 1986 novel by William Gibson.

"We'll key that to the image on this phone." He took an elegant modular unit from the bag and placed it in front of her. A paper thin polycarbon screen unfurled silently from the top of the unit and immediately grew rigid. She had once watched a butterfly emerge into the world, and seen the transformation of its drying wings. "How is that done?" she asked...
(Read more about Gibson's polycarbon phone screen)

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