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Nintendo could use shape-shifting LCDs from Sharp on a new product

Nintendo's next generation gaming device could feature a "free form" or shape-shifting LCD, thanks to Sharp

By Anthony Garreffa from Dec 17, 2014 @ 21:33 CST

It looks like Nintendo has a product in its pipeline that could be really quite interesting, where the Japan Times is reporting Nintendo is interesting in purchasing "free form" LCDs from Sharp.

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According to Japan Times' sources, Nintendo would use Sharp's shape-shifting LCDs in a new successor to the Nintendo 3DS, or a sleep mapping device, or something else entirely. Sharp's new display technology rearranges circuitry throughout the display, which allows for screens to form in shapes that completely break the usual square or rectangular shape we've all become accustomed to over the years.

NEWS SOURCES:Polygon.com

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