Foldable smartphone called PaperFold developed by professor Roel Vertegaal and Student Antonia from Queen’s university in Canada. They released this technology in ACM CHI 2014 conference at Toronto, Canada. This smartphone device have three touchscreens disaply and you can change the shape of the each screen as you see in the below image.
In Foldable smartphone, each display work separate system or a part of single system. Smartphone user can change the shape of each display and set it as per their requirement. Open and fold flexible display provide wide screen to work on big screen compare to all other smartphone. Each display has touchscreen in PaperFold a foldable smartphone which will be more useful to organize the screen. Foldable smartphone provide extra screen to the user when needed and if not required than user can fold it and make it small screen.
“In PaperFold, each display tile can act independently or as part of a single system,” says Vertegaal, Director of the Human Media Lab. “It allows multiple device form factors, providing support for mobile tasks that require large screen real estate or keyboards on demand, while retaining an ultra-compact, ultra-thin and lightweight form factor.”
All touchscreen smartphone give flexibility of scrolling and zooming of the screen to read any part of the display screen. Same way PaperFold, foldable smartphone automatically recognizes its display shape and graphics to provide all functionality when you changes the shape of your display.
As the name PaperFold, PaperFold smartphone developed on the folding technique and fold it as we fold the paper. We can fold and change view of the each display in this smartphone gives us more flexibility to use our smartphone in each segment.
Source: Bangalore Mirror
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