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Old 12-13-2009, 06:52 PM   #1
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An entire dress made from OLED screens (from Wired)

There is an interesting article on Wired.com:
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OLED displays are not just for consumer electronics. With a dash of creativity, they can be modeled into a nice dress. English fashion designer Gareth Pugh put together an outfit made of flexible OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) displays. OLEDs are gaining popularity because they are more energy efficient than traditional LED screens.

U.K. based company PolyPhotonix made the OLED display used in the dress that was shown earlier this week at a conference to promote plastic electronics. Plastic electronics technology allows circuits to be printed onto any surface and over large areas and is seen as a a low-cost alternative to conventional silicon-based electronics.
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I can't wait for this to be practical technology. "No, ma'am, I wasn't staring at your cleavage. I was reading your dress."

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Old 12-13-2009, 06:56 PM   #2
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I can't wait for this to be practical technology. "No, ma'am, I wasn't staring at your cleavage. I was reading your dress."
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Interesting that you link to the article shortly after I blogged it on TeleRead (it's not even on the front page of Wired anymore, and Wired's search didn't turn it up for me when I searched—I had to go into my browser history to dig it up) but didn't give credit for the link.

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Old 12-13-2009, 07:31 PM   #4
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Interesting that you link to the article shortly after I blogged it on TeleRead (it's not even on the front page of Wired anymore, and Wired's search didn't turn it up for me when I searched—I had to go into my browser history to dig it up) but didn't give credit for the link.

I always give Mobileread credit for links to stories when I find them here.
I got this through my RSS feed (Paul Biba probably had it as well). It was sitting in a tab in my browser. I originally wasn't going to post it, but I've achieved a state where I'm so tired right now that my jokes are funny.
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Old 12-13-2009, 07:35 PM   #5
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Just to make you happy, I edited my post to give you credit.
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Ah, okay. Sorry. It just seemed like a bit of a strange coincidence.

Anyway, allow me to present the eventual final use of this technology:

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Anyone lining up to buy one of these dresses?
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I can't wait for this to be practical technology. "No, ma'am, I wasn't staring at your cleavage. I was reading your dress."
Not really an *entire* dress, more like a dress-coat.

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The ‘Galaxy’ LED dress was embroidered with 24,000 full color LEDs and 4,000 hand-applied Swarovski crystals.
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Actually, her cleavage was NOT covered in LEDs, so if you were staring, Nate ...

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