The next big step in technology could very well be a flexible one – or so OTI Lumionics Inc. is hoping.
The Toronto-based startup is developing lightweight materials that can be used to make bendable lighting and displays. The company’s ambitions are lofty: To change how consumer goods are designed and manufactured.
“The reality is the advances in software, communications, data processing and storage all rely on underlying advancements in computing hardware – and all of those are made possible by new materials,” says Michael Helander, company president and chief executive.
“The change in form factor of the technology is what allows a totally new way to make products.”Read More