To demonstrate the effectiveness of its waterproof nanocoating, P2i applied the thin film to tissue paper.
In this promotional video, the company dunks the coated paper into water. It does not absorb anything. In fact, the tissue floats above the water, completely dry. The invisible barrier does not change the properties of the paper, according to the company. For example, the coated tissue still tears easily, and gadgets still vent heat.
Look for the Monitor's full story on these invisible wet suits, which is now online.