A US research project is aiming to produce a compact cell phone-like communication device with a roll-out, full-colour flexible display that features low-power consumption and full motion video capabilities. Known as the Universal Communication Device (UCD) the pen sized unit it will employ an OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) and provide advanced voice and data communication capabilities.

Universal Display Corporation is undertaking the project for the U.S. Army Research Laboratories (ARL) with a view to both widespread military and civilian uses.