Gallery: Nissan Unveils World’s First Self-Healing iPhone Case


Nissan envisions a world where you’ll only have to buy one iPhone case for the life of your precious device – and they just launched the world’s first self-healing iPhone case to bring that vision closer to reality. The case is coated with a special self-healing paint that was developed in partnership with the University of Tokyo and Advanced Softmaterials Inc. and originally intended for Infinity vehicles. When damage occurs, the coating on the iPhone case undergoes a chemical reaction that fills in any unwanted scratches and brings it back to its original form.

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  1. phase February 16, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    I envision a world where I won’t have to buy an iPhone case, period… What ever happened to naked hardware, how about integrating this kind of tech straight into the actual devices?

  2. Cavaillon59 January 28, 2012 at 1:02 am

    Great idea about eye glasses, cell phones, screens BUT it won’t happen: “things” need to be damageable so that we buy anew…

  3. mgallred January 24, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    This crazy if it is realized as long as its not real expensive. I would buy one

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