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Leopard: The Robotic Office Chair

Leopard is a highly advanced office chair straight from Japan now actually available for real (the concept has been around for a while). Basically it uses unpowered robot technology inspired by the basic principles of human anatomy to sink by 25° when you sit down in it, and rise up as you lean forward. Besides promising awesome comfyness this means that it’ll adjust itself behind your back and wrap around your bum when you lean back (imagine being held in someone’s arms) and then even give you a little push when you want to get up.

Oki and Okamura will sell this chair, meaning it’ll probably show up for us Westerners as well soon, and it’ll be available with both black and white frames. Leather will set you back about $2,500, fabric about $2,100.

(via crunchgear)

Posted by TG June 24th 2009 | Link to this post

Relax in MetroNaps EnergyPod

MetroNaps EnergyPod

The EnergyPod by MetroNaps is a chair/bed hybrid designed to be a “room inside a room” to help stressed out office workers. Just slip into this futuristic Pac Man-shaped chair and let the visor slide down. You can then relax to either silence or plug in your headphones to filter out your co-workers completely.

“The contour of the EnergyPod takes pressure off the cardiac system with the elevation of the feet and relaxes the muscles of the back with a slight bend in the knees.”

A timer found in the arm rest prevents overnapping and wakes the user gently with a combination of lights and vibrations.

MetroNaps.com: EnergyPod

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Posted by TG November 5th 2007 | Link to this post

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