samsung showcases a stretchable oled skin patch

Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) announced a working prototype of a stretchable OLED skin patch that works as a fitness tracker. It can attach to the wrist working as a replacement of the fitness band and integrates a couple of sensors too.

The patch is placed on the inner side of the wrist so moving the wrist itself won’t affect the display’s performance. Samsung used a polymer compound with high elasticity and a modified elastomer. It can withstand skin elongation of up to 30% and the prototype remained stable after 1,000 stretches. The company says it’s the first in…