APPLE'S iPads and televisions could be rolled up like newspapers under new technology being developed by researchers in Australia and Italy.
Researchers at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Melbourne University and Italy's University of Padua were using laser technology to make products -- including televisions, iPads, mobile phones and Kindles -- more flexible, thinner and cheaper, mX reports.
The same technology was also being used to develop screens that would replace light bulbs. The screens would be fastened to a ceiling like wallpaper to light a room.
The researchers were developing prototypes to take to Apple and other manufacturers next year.
Melbourne-based CSIRO researcher Jacek Jasieniak said the technology could easily be applied to iPads to make them more user-friendly.
This amuses me because, yesterday I had a new bed delivered with a memory foam mattress. I asked the delivery guy, where's the mattress ? He says that's it (pointing to this small bag) It looked like a duvet bag. Anyway, the minute the bag came off, this thing swelled up to the size of a proper mattress. Made it so much easier to carry it upstairs. Seems like one day, we'll just roll up all our possessions when we move.
iPads and TVs could be rolled up in technology developed in Australia and Italy
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