The Flexible Paperphone

This is the Paperphone, it is being talk of as being the next generation Smartphone, but currently it is still a concept idea from the Queen’s University Human Media Lab (HML) in Canada. However, the images, video and details have already been released, before the big unveil that is due to take place today at 14.00 at the Association of Computing Machinery’s CHI 2011 (computer human interaction) conference in Vancouver.

It is expected that the team led by Dr Roel Vertegaal will show off the Paperphone, which has been described at a flexible Smartphone. so if you think of your average Smartphone with all that it could do transported into a device that can be bent, dropped and placed in pocket without the user worrying about it, then this is exactly where the Paperphone fits in.

This is the Paperphone; it is part of the work carried out by

“This is the future. Everything is going to look and feel like this within five years,” says creator roel vertegaal, the director of queen’s university human media lab,. “this computer looks, feels and operates like a small sheet of interactive paper. you interact with it by bending it into a cell phone, flipping the corner to turn pages, or writing on it with a pen.”

Source [Geeks are Sexy]