An environmental "bubble" tailored to each person follows employees around to save energy

The team at international design and innovation firm Carlo Ratti Associati have developed ‘Office 3.0,’ a newly designed smart system for the workplace that integrates the Internet of Things on a whole new level.

Created specifically for the firm’s Agnelli Foundation headquarters in Torino, Italy, the technology features personalized heating, lighting and cooling systems that shadow occupants around the building. According to the firm, this idea has the potential to slash energy use by up to 40%.

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