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Philips patent app reveals plans for wired wallpaper


We've already seen cellphone (and WiFi) blocking wallpaper and solar powered wallpaper, to name a few, but it looks like the folks at Philips have some ideas of their own for your walls, with a recent patent application of theirs revealing plans for some "wired wallpaper." As New Scientist reports, that would basically consist of wallpaper with a series of conducting strips running through it, which could be used to power any device with the necessary conducting pins simply by sticking it to the wall. Of course, most of us only have so many walls, so lets just hope someone comes up with a solar-powered, device-powering, signal-blocking wallpaper before we're forced to make such a difficult choice.

[Via New Scientist]

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