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50 Flexible Technology Finds

From Compressible Sound Systems to Malleable Wrist-Worn Mobiles

— May 1, 2013 — Tech
The driving force behind flexible technology is to adapt 21st century innovations into our everyday without fears of smashing, cracking or breaking the powerful personal computing devices. While the dream of flexible technology was at one time only a concept, today it has taken place as a design feature being more sought after than ever before.

At first, flexible technology was confined to keyboards and charging devices, but now there are a plethora of products out there from bendable e-readers to rollable tablets that let users take their beloved devices to more places than ever before imagined.

Although some of the products in this collection might be concepts, it's certain that flexible technology will continue to gain market share and be implimented in unexpected ways with regard to consumer electronics.
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Incredibly Flexible Audio Devices
Incredibly Flexible Audio Devices
Fujifilm Corp. Releases an Extreme Flexible Speaker
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49
Compressible Sound Systems
Compressible Sound Systems
The RingIng Bluetooth Speaker Expands and Retracts for Portable Audio
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48
Pliable Personal Computers
Pliable Personal Computers
Video Screens are Completely Freeform Courtesy of Flexible OLEDs
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47
Bendable E-Book Readers
Bendable E-Book Readers
The LG Plastic E-Paper Display Makes Digital Novels More Drop-Proof
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46
Flexible Panoramic Cameras
Flexible Panoramic Cameras
The Lomography Belair Collection Lets You Get Experimental
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45
Reusable Synthetic Scrawling
Reusable Synthetic Scrawling
New i2R e-paper is Rewritable E-Paper That Saves Trees and Money
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44
Flexible Smartphone Cords
Flexible Smartphone Cords
This Metal Stand and Charging Cable is Made from Metal Tubing
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43
Juice Box Walkmans
Juice Box Walkmans
The CICI Music Player Satisfies Your Other Senses
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42
Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
The Paperphone is Being Touted as the Phone of the Future
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41
Fantastically Flexible Tablets
Fantastically Flexible Tablets
World’s First Paper-Thin PaperTab Tablet
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40
Lilypad External Storage
Lilypad External Storage
The Lacie Little Disk was Designed Outside of the Box
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39
Fantastically Flexible Phones
Fantastically Flexible Phones
The Nokia HumanForm Provides an Ergonomic Connection
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38
Transformative Gadget Accessories
Transformative Gadget Accessories
The iPod Nano Incase Wristband Turns Your Device Into a Watch
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37
Folded Newspaper Mobiles
Folded Newspaper Mobiles
Roll-a-call is a Flexible Concept Phone With an Intuitive Layout
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36
Wrist-Worn Screen Scribblers
Wrist-Worn Screen Scribblers
AEGLO Flaxus Stylus is a Stylish Tablet Pen with a Literal Handiness
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35
Flexible Compact Keyboards
Flexible Compact Keyboards
The Qii Roll-Up Keyboard is Ultra Portable and Full-Featured
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34
Clear Malleable Circuits
Clear Malleable Circuits
Imec Flexible Organic Microprocessor Invites Technological Pliability
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33
Affordable Foldable Headphones
Affordable Foldable Headphones
The Stylus On-Ear Headphones are Cushioned and Foldable
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32
Swiveling Snake Power Bars
Swiveling Snake Power Bars
The Pivot Power Outlet Places Plugs in an Orderly Fashion
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31
Form-Fitting Music Bracelets
Form-Fitting Music Bracelets
The Echo Band Has a Futuristic One-Size-Fits-All Design
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30
Accordion-Like Listening Devices
Accordion-Like Listening Devices
The Compact Folding Speakers from Design Warehouse
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29
Flexible Gadget Chargers
Flexible Gadget Chargers
The Pickup Power Charger Lets Users Juice Up Nearly Any Gadget on the Go
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28
Recyclable Storage Drives
Recyclable Storage Drives
IntelliPaper USBs Allow Uses to Store Info on Foldable Slips of Paper
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27
Roll-Up Keyboards
Roll-Up Keyboards
The Scosche FreeKEY is Designed for Tablet and Smartphone Typists
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26
Metal USB Cables
Metal USB Cables
Jon Fawcett's Une Bobine is a Flexible Cord That Also Acts as a Coiled Stand
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25
Ductile Device Peripherals
Ductile Device Peripherals
The Bluetooth Silicone Keyboard Makes Computing Convenient and Compact
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24
Washable Keyboards
Washable Keyboards
Mini Flexible Silicone Keyboard
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23
Folding Keyboards
Folding Keyboards
Thanko'S USB Keyboard Easily Fits Into Your Pocket
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22
Flexible Cable Conduits
Flexible Cable Conduits
The Smart Guide System Manages Tangled Cords with Colorful Tubing
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21
Pliable Power Strips
Pliable Power Strips
The Pivot Power Rugged Has a Reconfigurable Design to Accommodate Chaos
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20
Headphone-Integrated Headbands
Headphone-Integrated Headbands
The Bandora Hair Band Has Been Made to Accommodate You in Two Ways
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19
Snap Bangle Phones
Snap Bangle Phones
The Auki Smart Phone Doubles as a Cellphone and Funky Bracelet
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18
Health-Monitoring Maternity Bands
Health-Monitoring Maternity Bands
The Pregnancy Pulse Lets You Track Your Baby's Well-Being
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17
Scrolling Stylus Smartphones
Scrolling Stylus Smartphones
The One Mobile Phone Unfurls to Expose a Flexible Touchscreen Display
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16
Adjustable Power Strips
Adjustable Power Strips
Pivot Power is a Creative Outlet Strip that Changes Shape
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15
Digitally Customized Chronographs
Digitally Customized Chronographs
The Salokannel 'Tempus' Watch is Revolutionary
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14
Yoga Mat Computers
Yoga Mat Computers
The Orkin Design Rolltop Laptop is Ultra-Portable
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13
Hi-Tech Snowboarding Accessories
Hi-Tech Snowboarding Accessories
ITRI Smart Skiing System is Your Digital Aid on Downhill Slopes
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12
Pliable Film Smartphones
Pliable Film Smartphones
The PaperPhone Promotes a Different Twist on Tactile Tech Interaction
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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
Yoga Mat Computers
Yoga Mat Computers
The Orkin Design Rolltop Laptop Rolls Up Into a Cylinder
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9
Tablet Books
Tablet Books
The Innovative A3 Tablet Book by Phil Pauley
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8
Highly Anticipated Watch Patents
Highly Anticipated Watch Patents
The Apple iWatch Device Follows Up on Wide Scale Hype
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7
Ultra Portable Folding Keypads
Ultra Portable Folding Keypads
Elecom Slide Wireless Keyboard is a Device for an Electronics Guru
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6
Malleable Wrist-Worn Mobiles
Malleable Wrist-Worn Mobiles
The Limbo Transformable Smartphone Switches from Handset to Timepiece
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5
Tri-Folding Laptops
Tri-Folding Laptops
The Feno Folding Notebook is Thin and Flexible
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4
Pulse-Powered Music Players
Pulse-Powered Music Players
The MP3 Creative Plays Tunes According to Your Body
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3
Window-Brightening Devices
Window-Brightening Devices
The Rail Robot and Plan't Clean and Decorate Your View to the Outdoors
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2
Innovative Luminous Gloves
Innovative Luminous Gloves
The H9 Portable Lighting Tool Can Be Worn Conveniently on the Palm
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Futuristic Furling Tablets
Futuristic Furling Tablets
The Future of Mobile Technology Imagines an Infinitely Adaptable Device
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