ReFlex: World's First Wireless Flexible Smartphone
Researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have developed a full-color, high-resolution, and wireless flexible smartphone that combines multitouch with bend input. The phone, called ReFlex, allows users to experience physical tactile feedback when interacting with their apps through bend gestures. ReFlex is based on a high-definition 720p LG Display Flexible OLED touch screen powered by an Android 4.4 'KitKat' board mounted to the side of the display. Bend sensors behind the display sense the force with which a user bends the screen, which is made available to apps for use as input. ReFlex also features a voice coil that allows the phone to simulate forces and friction through highly detailed vibrations of the display.