It’s exactly how it sounds. Your computer will keep an eye on your posture and correct you when you’re doing something harmful. A recent article from FastCoDesign highlighted this new technology.
Sitting at your desk for hours on end can kill you. According to a recent study from the University of Melbourne, those aged 45 or older who spend 11 hours sitting are 40% more likely to die in the next three years.
If you’re too much of a workoholic to take a break and stretch, this might be the monitor for you. This monitor will give you gentle reminders to get up and stretch and also let you know how you need to correct your posture.
Released in Europe last March, Philips’s ErgoSensor is equipped with a camera to track the location of your pupils to determine whether you’re in the optimal ergonomic position, (for instance, if your head is an appropriate distance from the screen), and offers suggestions of what to do to properly align your head and neck. Read more.
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