Smart Office Furniture Knows When Your Posture Is Wrong

Smart Office Furniture Knows When Your Posture Is Wrong
Design

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.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.