Samsung’s weird, stretching, wearable screen looks way too ‘Cyberpunk’ for us


New smartwatches and fitness trackers are designed to be as lightweight and close to the skin as possible, but Samsung has skipped straight to the logical conclusion, and has announced it’s working on a stretchable display that can be worn straight on your wrist.

According to a blog post on its global newsroom, Samsung researchers have designed an OLED screen that can stretch, and therefore be laid on someone’s wrist to monitor their heart rate. You can see the picture of the resulting device above.


New smartwatches and fitness trackers are designed to be as lightweight and close to the skin as possible, but Samsung has skipped straight to the logical conclusion, and has announced it’s working on a stretchable display that can be worn straight on your wrist.

According to a blog post on its global newsroom, Samsung researchers have designed an OLED screen that can stretch, and therefore be laid on someone’s wrist to monitor their heart rate. You can see the picture of the resulting device above.

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