High cholesteric

A company called Kent Displays has come up with a way for users to change the color of their cell phone case on a whim–eight color options for now; 4,000 colors forthcoming. This is made possible through a cholesteric liquid crystal display, which can change color quickly with minimal use of energy. Because contrast between text and background colors can be a critical accessibility factor for people with visual or learning disabilities, we wonder if this can be applied to informational displays as well.

Tech-On!: Entire Surface of Handset Becomes LCD Display

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