Smart Office Furniture Knows When Your Posture Is Wrong

Smart Office Furniture Knows When Your Posture Is Wrong

A modified Aeron chair offers kinesthetic feedback to users.

Naresh Kumar
  • 12 august 2010

A team from Yale University has modified the iconic Aeron chair to buzz when the user sits on it in with the wrong posture. The “Vibrotactile Posture Feedback Chair” is embedded with cell phone vibrators called tactors at strategic points that vibrate at the first signs of the sitter deviating from a correct position, forcing them to fix their posture.

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