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Ford's New Luxury Car Seats Adjust To Your Individual Bum Cheeks

Leather interiors and copious legroom used to be the hallmarks of a luxury sedan. But Ford is about to completely redefine what luxury means when it introduces a 30-way adjustable power seats that even lets drivers ensure that both of their bum cheeks are comfortable, even if they both require individual settings.

You Can Adjust This Car Seat Through Gestures Instead Of Awkward Levers

If it were just slightly more convenient to perfectly adjust a chair, we’d all embrace ergonomics with open arms. So that’s what researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute are hoping to achieve with a newly developed car seat that trades random knobs and levers for the simple swipe gestures you already use on your phone.

Assembly Line Workers Ride Around On Wall-E Style Floating Chairs

Remember those floating chairs that our uber-lazy future offspring rode around on in the movie Wall-E? Chevrolet just installed the real-life version in two of its assembly lines. Meet the fully automated, gesture-controlled Ergo-Chair.

Gorgeous School Furniture That Teaches Kids Good Posture

Turns out sitting hunched over a desk for eight hours a day isn’t all that great for a kid’s posture, and the spinal contortions needed to lean over a flat desk certainly do nothing for a student’s ability to focus on the day’s lessons. However, this rolling chair from Dublin-based industrial design firm Perch aims to keep kids upright, comfortable and engaged through the magic of deforming plastic.

Steelcase Gesture: A Smartphone-Friendly Office Chair

Finally acknowledging that very few people actually sit in an office chair the way it was designed to be used, Steelcase has created a new chair that caters to all the wacky poses we strike when using various devices. So while the new Gesture can still be used with a traditional keyboard and monitor setup, it’s also just as comfy for use with phones and tablets too.

Is ThinkPad's New Keyboard Better Or Worse?

Lenovo ThinkPads have a strong, almost cult-like following for good reason. This sturdy, high-performance line of business notebooks has long set the gold standard for keyboard quality, with fantastic tactile feedback, great key layouts and slightly convex keys that are easy to find by feel. So when the company ditched the classic keyboard for a new island-style unit on its entire 2012 lineup, many ThinkPad fans were understandably concerned.

This Adjustable Chair Keeps Musicians Comfy During Long Concerts

A push for better ergonomics has vastly improved office chairs, so interior design professor David Brothers took those same ideologies and created a better chair for musicians. Not only does it improve posture, but it also helps improve performance.

Is Sitting And Standing Really The Future Of Workplace Comfort?

After designing footwear for several years, Martin Keen decided that he could apply the same knowledge he used to create comfortable shoes to furniture, resulting in an unorthodox workstation that has users sitting and standing at the same time.

Posture-Detecting Monitor Will Nag You If You Slouch

You spend your whole day staring at your monitor, but would it freak you out if your monitor was staring back at you? Phillips’ new ErgoSensor display keeps an eye on your posture and provides suggestions on how you should sit to keep your back and eyes healthy.

How To Ergonomically Optimise Your Workspace

We spend a lot of time sitting at our desks every day, and while it may not look like it, it can wreak havoc with out bodies. Here’s how to set up a healthy, ergonomic workspace to keep you comfortable and injury-free.

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