LG Show’s latest prototype is a 48-inch versatile OLED panel that may be bent for gaming or flattened for watching TV. The corporate has proven off comparable bendable TV prototypes earlier than, like when it demonstrated a 65-inch TV meant for use inside planes that might bend right into a curve for passengers to look at films. This mannequin, which is being proven off at this 12 months’s digital CES, options LG Show’s Cinematic Sound OLED (CSO) know-how, which vibrates the display screen to supply audio.
The 48-inch TV might doubtlessly provide the immersive advantages of a curved display screen whereas gaming with out forcing you to dwell with a curved display screen’s many downsides while you simply need to watch TV. You may briefly see the panel in motion on the 19 second mark in LG Show’s video beneath.
By way of specs, LG Show is emphasizing the gaming capabilities of its prototype, which may bend with a radius of as much as 1,000mm. It’s received a excessive refresh fee of 120Hz, a variable refresh fee vary that goes from 40Hz to 120Hz, and a response time of 0.1 milliseconds. It’s additionally in a position to vibrate its display screen to supply sound — a way that LG Show has previously shown off for its flat panels — although we think about most avid gamers would in all probability favor to make use of headphones or separate audio system.
This new prototype is LG Show’s newest experiment with versatile OLEDs, which have beforehand included a rollable TV that packs up right into a compact field when not in use.
LG Show can also be exhibiting off a variety of use circumstances for its clear OLED shows at this 12 months’s digital CES present. These embrace a “Good Mattress” with a clear OLED TV that rises out of its body, a clear restaurant show that permits diners to see cooks at work behind it, and prepare carriage home windows that may additionally show buyer info. On the patron aspect, LG has additionally debuted a variety of TVs featuring Mini LED display technology.