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Shape Memorizing Phones

NEC's Tag Concept Phone

— November 29, 2006 — Tech
In the category of, 'AWESOME,' we have the new NEC Tag Phone Concept. The next generation Tag Phone is available in black, white, and orange. More interesting, the future phone is made of shape-memorizing materials.

Implications - The phone is made from material that is soft and flexible, yet is still able to hold shape. The shape-memorizing material also has multiple pressure sensors that allow the phone's shape to be manipulated. So if you wanted to wrap it around your wrist or a belt, the NEC Tag's long shape will be more than happy to oblige.

Phones are the last thing that anyone would associate the word "flexible" with. The NEC Tag Concept Phone is here to change all that and may influence a whole new generation of unique mobile designs.
Trend Themes
1. Shape-memorizing Materials - The use of shape-memorizing materials in phones creates opportunities for flexible and adaptable designs.
2. Flexible Mobile Designs - The NEC Tag Concept Phone introduces flexible mobile design possibilities, opening up opportunities for innovative and unique phone designs.
3. Pressure Sensor Technology - The incorporation of pressure sensors in phones allows for interactive and customizable user experiences, paving the way for enhanced functionality in mobile devices.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile Phone Manufacturing - The mobile phone manufacturing industry can leverage shape-memorizing materials to develop flexible and versatile phone models.
2. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can explore the use of shape-memorizing materials to create innovative and user-friendly products beyond just smartphones.
3. Wearable Technology - The wearable technology industry can benefit from the integration of shape-memorizing materials and pressure sensors to create more comfortable and adaptable wearable devices.
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