The Patent Bolt Resource has published a Microsoft patent application with the flexible sliding display described in it, which can be part of a futuristic mobile device. When folded, the device is shaped like a smartphone, in the unfolded – a tablet.
According to the description, the device can be used as a mobile phone, navigator, television receiver and similar media devices. Microsoft emphasizes that the technology involves the use of OLED-displays, because for the display of the image does not require additional nodes to illuminate the screen.
As Patent Bolt reminds , Samsung also patents a similar technology – information about a similar application appeared in the spring of 2012.