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40 Flex-Tech Designs

From Ductile Device Peripherals to Roll-Up Keyboards

— October 16, 2011 — Unique
One way that technology can adapt to your needs is by being flexible -- literally. These flex-tech designs illustrate how technology has enhanced over the years to give tech consumers maximum adaptability. Not only do these devices offer superior technological functionality but they also ensure that users can physically bend, fold and manipulate them to individual needs.

From foldable multimedia devices to malleable mobiles, the flex-tech designs available today are astonishing but continue to grow in number. I mean, the concept of a yoga mat computer seems strange now, but imagine the reaction it would have gotten as little as five years ago. At any rate, tech consumers are, ultimately, quite fickle. Will these flex-tech designs really stick around? That's for you to decide.
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Flexible Audiophile Accessories
Flexible Audiophile Accessories
The Opalum Move Speaker Adapts to the Way You Wish to Play Music
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Malleable Gaming Devices
Malleable Gaming Devices
The Flexible PS3 Controller Makes Playing Games More Relaxing
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Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
The Paperphone is Being Touted as the Phone of the Future
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Rotating Phone Rings
Rotating Phone Rings
Wear the Orbital Phone on Your Finger for Hands-Free Use
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Clear Malleable Circuits
Clear Malleable Circuits
Imec Flexible Organic Microprocessor Invites Technological Pliability
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35
Foldable Multimedia Devices
Foldable Multimedia Devices
Ori-Ori-Moshi-Moshi Concept
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Paper-Thin, Flexible Battery
Paper-Thin, Flexible Battery
Charging Mobiles In Your Pants Could Soon Be Possible
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Flexible Mobile Phone
Flexible Mobile Phone
Electrowetting Design By Roman Kriheli
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32
Flexible And See-Through Battery
Flexible And See-Through Battery
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Malleable Mobile Keypads
Malleable Mobile Keypads
The SmartKeyboard Offers the World's Thinnest Physical Smartphon Keyboard
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Cuddling Telephones
Cuddling Telephones
The Gabling Folding Phone Will Never Get Lost in Your Bag
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Shape-Shifting Watches
Shape-Shifting Watches
The Morpho by Venia Giota Turns from Wristwatch to Table Clock
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Ductile Device Peripherals
Ductile Device Peripherals
The Bluetooth Silicone Keyboard Makes Computing Convenient and Compact
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Battery-Shaped Mobiles
Battery-Shaped Mobiles
The Tao Ma 'Rollphone' is the Smallest Phone to Run on AAs
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Flexible SVGA Display
Flexible SVGA Display
Plastic Logic's E-Paper
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Sony's Flexible Full-Color OLED
Sony's Flexible Full-Color OLED
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Moldable Mouse
Moldable Mouse
Red Dot Design Concept
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E-Paper Sheet Music
E-Paper Sheet Music
EMS
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Ribbon-Like Mice
Ribbon-Like Mice
The Bendy M Concept Will Tear a Strip off of Your Old Mouse
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21
Sleek Sinuous Laptops
Sleek Sinuous Laptops
The InOne Computer by Jakub Zahor Enfolds All-in-One Functions
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Big Bendy E-Touchscreens
Big Bendy E-Touchscreens
If Size Matters, Try the Sprint Skiff Reader
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Flexible Electroluminescent Watches
Flexible Electroluminescent Watches
DD101 with pSEL Technology
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18
Roll-Up Keyboards
Roll-Up Keyboards
Flexible Silicon Rubber Keyboards Fit in Any Satchel
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Flexible Laptops
Flexible Laptops
Tian Deng Creates a Keyboard and Case Out of a Silicon Shell
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16
Mobile Phone Bracelets
Mobile Phone Bracelets
DNA-Inspired LG Helix Mobile Phone Doubles as Slap Bracelet
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Transforming Self-Cleaning Phone
Transforming Self-Cleaning Phone
Nokia Morph Concept
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Yoga Mat Computers
Yoga Mat Computers
The Orkin Design Rolltop Laptop is Ultra-Portable
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Pliable Film Smartphones
Pliable Film Smartphones
The PaperPhone Promotes a Different Twist on Tactile Tech Interaction
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Bendy Eco Lights
Bendy Eco Lights
Solar Mirror Inspection Light for Hard to Reach Places
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11
Rollable E-Readers
Rollable E-Readers
The eRoll Reader Gives You the Comfort of a Book to Curl Up With
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10
Flexible Phones
Flexible Phones
Nokia 888 Communicator Concept
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E-Paper Jewelry
E-Paper Jewelry
E-Paper Slap Bracelet
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Yoga Mat Computers
Yoga Mat Computers
The Orkin Design Rolltop Laptop Rolls Up Into a Cylinder
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7
Flexible Cloth Tablets
Flexible Cloth Tablets
The Flexible Modile Device Can Pucker to Store in Any Pocket
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6
Transformer Laptops
Transformer Laptops
MacBook Touch by Tommaso Gecchelin is a Notebook, Tablet & Desktop
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5
Flexible Tablet Concepts
Flexible Tablet Concepts
The Flex Tablet Bends but Doesn't Break
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4
Switchblade Mobile Phones
Switchblade Mobile Phones
The LG Flutter by Dua Xiong Splits Open to Reveal a Touchscreen
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Malleable Mobiles
Malleable Mobiles
This AMOLED Flip Phone Does Away With the Rigidities of Communication
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2
Flexible Phone Designs
Flexible Phone Designs
Heyon You Creates the Super Slim Samsung Galaxy Flexi Skin
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Malleable Mobile Phones
Malleable Mobile Phones
The Flexiphone by Philip Pearce is Shape-Shifting and Fast-Charging
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