NEC Corp. said Dec. 7 it has developed a thin, pliable battery that can be charged in about 30 seconds. The new product, 4 centimeters square and 0.3 millimeter thick, can light a light-emitting diode for about 20 minutes after being fully charged.
NEC Paper-thin Battery
I can think of hundreds of applications for technology like this and especially coming with the new e-paper and flexible display technologies coming onto the market in the coming few years. Unfortunately it only has a relatively short lifespan but could be ideal for wearable devices.
Fujitsu e-Paper – Bendable Color Electronic Paper