Morephone – the bendy phone

The morephone is a concept design by ‘Human media lab’ at Queen’s university, Canada who also developed the Paperphone
When a call or message is received instead of ringing or vibrating the phone itself curls – it can be set by the user to curl in a different ways for different things, for instance when a text message is a received just the top right corner may curl.

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The phone itself is made from a thin, bendable material and underneath the display are wires made from a shape memory alloy which changes shape when electrical charge is passed through it.

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Written by TreeThinker

Passionate about the Earth and those who inhabit it. An engineer (BEng (Hons), MSEE) from Oxfordshire, UK, specialising in designing for a sustainable future. A member of the Society of Environmental Engineers and a keen environmental advocate who volunteers for several grass roots sustainability groups. I work full time as a project manager for a renewable energy company based in Oxford and also run ‘TreeThinker’ (www.treethinker.org); a business converting previous pasture land into a rich permaculture farm growing produce for sale locally as well as providing education on organic and permaculture techniques. I deliver workshops on sustainable living, including building renewable energy technologies, as well as workshops for schools discussing 'Energy as a resource' amongst other topics. I am qualified in ‘Information, advice and guidance’ (level 4) and experienced at teaching practical skills. I'm also a keen cyclist and have a love of wordplay - writing a blog on etymology (www.etymologyotd.com).

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