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LG Stretchable Display: LG unveils the world’s first stretchable display that stays intact even when folded and extended.

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Stretchable Display: This 12-inch display from LG can be expanded up to 14 inches without any distortion or damage. The stretchable LG Display is based on a flexible film-type substrate made from the special silicone used in contact lenses.

LG’s stretchable display.

LG Display: LG has launched the world’s first high-resolution stretchable display, which can be folded or twisted. As the company claims, this 12-inch display can be expanded up to 14 inches without any distortion or damage. The stretchable LG Display is based on a flexible film-type substrate made from the special silicone used in contact lenses. Once perfected, this technology is going to be the next big thing in the segment of foldable displays, which is being adopted by many smartphone and PC OEMs.

As explained by LG in a blog post, the stretchable display uses a micro LED light source with a pixel pitch of less than 40μm. “Unlike traditional linear wired systems, Stretchable Display’s flexible S-form spring wired system’s optimum structure can withstand repeated changes in its form, assuring customers incredible durability and reliability,” the post reads. .

The company also says that stretchable displays on a daily basis include use cases such as skin wire, apparel, furniture, automobiles and aircraft. This stretchable technology can help make the devices highly portable due to its lightweight design. Soo-Yong Eun, Executive Vice President and CTO of LG Display, said in a post about the development of this groundbreaking device, “We have successfully completed this project to lead a paradigm shift in the industry while enhancing the competitiveness of Korean display technology. will do.”

LG clarified that it is working with 20 companies in South Korea’s industrial-academic sector to develop stretchable displays. At this point only stretchable display technology has been demonstrated. It is only a matter of time before they are used in commercial devices.

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Meanwhile, many brands are slowly adopting folding display technology to stay ahead of curved displays. Samsung has been making foldable smartphones for some time now. Recently, Chinese rivals such as Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo and many others have joined the bandwagon. It is being said that Google will launch its folding phone next year. Apple is also reportedly planning to launch its first folding device in 2023 or 2024.

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