A flexible material has the potential to be made into unique electronic gadgets.

Nokia recently collaborated with the University of Cambridge to develop a stretchable electronic skin, which will be used to explore future electronic devices and phones with flexible forms. The stretchable material, which can be worn on the skin and acts like a touchpad, has potential applications in communication devices and cellphones that can be worn around wrists or even woven into clothes.

Here’s Dr Stéphanie Lacour, who is leading this research, talking about the stretchable electronic skin:

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