The self repairing iPhone case
was launched over the weekend at an automotive show in Dubai.
described the product as the world’s first self-healing iPhone case and added it might be commercialized later this year.
Nissan and the University of Tokyo were said have developed the technology for the product in 2005, using a coat made from polyrotaxane.
"When the surface acquires a small scratch, its chemical structure reacts and changes back to its original shape, effectively filling the gap the scratch made," writes Gizmodo
, explaining how the case works. "In other words, it heals."
The technology has been in use on several Nissan and Infiniti car models, according Ubergizmo