"Smart Skin" - Metal Rubber

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by iGav, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. iGav macrumors G3

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    Imagine the possibilities of this material on say a PowerBook... with a flexible roll-up keyboard, or an iPod that is not only fully water proof, but also drop resistant, never mind the future applications of smart clothing or even aircraft wings that are capable of changing shape.

    http://www.popsci.com/popsci/science/article/0,12543,676853,00.html

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Hemingray macrumors 68030

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    :eek: That's... friggin' awesome! What else can I say... hope it catches the mainstream in my lifetime. :)
     
  3. wdlove macrumors P6

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    It sounds like you are in luck. Investors are interested in the process and items could be available within a year. I hope that the first electronic uses will be in our beloved Mac.
     

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