HDTVs to get even skinnier with world's thinnest backlight

While this year's CES will probably feature improbably thin HDTVs, expect next year's screens to be so skinny they'd have to run around in the shower just to get wet.

How thick? A company called FLEx Lighting has figured out how to manufacture an LED backlight that's a mere 0.5mm thin.

How do they accomplish this miracle?
Using an innovative roll-to-roll process similar to the way OLEDs are created, the light from tiny LEDs is channeled to the screen using a flexible film light guide.

The result? Screens without bezels that show video all the way out to the edge, which could even evolve into flexible screens. Wow.

Via Technabob