IBM’s wearable design… is silly

The design looks bizarre and impractical but it’s so an idea so strange it can’t be ignored. The new patent from IBM shows off a folding hybrid device which seems to be comprised of eight mini-screens placed on top of each other with the ability to be folded out into various sizes… More here.

Crazy!

2 thoughts on “IBM’s wearable design… is silly

  1. Techies often get bonuses for the patents they get approved, regardless of whether there’s any possibility of use.

    However, what would you say if the display were holographic or some such technology. No mechanics or chance of catching anything, and no extra weight.

  2. It does look goofy, and I’m skeptical, but IBM also had some success with those thinkpads with the crazy fold out keyboards…

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