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Submission + - Nokia Invents Stretchy Electronic “Skin&rdqu ( 1

fangmcgee writes: You may already consider your smartphone or e-reader an extension of your person, but a literal second skin? Researchers at Nokia and the University of Cambridge are developing a flexible circuit board that yields to your epidermis like ayou guessed it. The electronic skin, which includes a touchpad, responds to touch and pressure even when it’s pulled like a piece of gum. In fact, the material can be stretched to up to 20 percent of its original length without losing a lick of performance.
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