Asahi Kasei corporation has unveiled a new cable called the Roboden, which is the worlds first elasticated cable, that can be used for USB devices, data transfer or power.
The company has developed the new Roboden cables working with Spandex, and based their designs on the way the human skin is able to stretch and bounce back, by a factor of around 1.5. Watch the video after the jump to see the new Roboden cables in action.
The possibilities and applications for Roboden cables are massive in the electronics and manufacturing industries, and will aid the design of new machines and gadgets where cables need to expand and contract when certain sections are but in to motion.
Source: EngadgetFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Design News