altwork wants to radically change the way we work with our computers altwork wants to radically change the way we work with our computers
oct 29, 2015

altwork wants to radically change the way we work with our computers

altwork wants to radically change the way we work with our computers
all images courtesy of altwork

 

 

 

 

altwork’s objective is to redefine how the computer workstation coincide with the user, to support them in being more productive, comfortable and healthy. a team of designers, engineers and creatives have developed a dynamic workstation that caters to a growing number of high-intensity computer users and after much trial and error, progressive prototypes altwork is excited to share it. it allows users to work in 40 productivity positions, whether the worker wants to sit, stand, collaborate, or focus.

 

video courtesy of altwork

 

 

 

their patented technology provides continuous comfort while the computer seamlessly moves with the chair, all with the simple push of a button. after five years of engineering and over one million dollars of founder and angel investment, altwork is launching a pre-order campaign to finance the additional tooling and development they need to scale production of the world’s first workstation designed for computer users. 

altwork-work-station-designboom-02the stand position  altwork-work-station-designboom-03the chair includes a hydraulic system to automatically adjust positionsaltwork-work-station-designboom-04the computer is incorporated into the work station altwork-work-station-designboom-05the table is magnetic, keeping the mouse and keyboard steady

  • Plus, you can get your teeth cleaned while you work.

    Danno says:
  • I guess you could add a large lamp for do-it-yourself dentistry.

    Jim

    jimCan says:
  • Greetings! Your invention is revolutionary, it will allow some of us (with chronic back problems, removed from working conventionally) to return to the workforce.
    Workers in some instances are already allowed to work remotely from home. This device increases the company’s talent pool while affording the user a sense of purpose they’ve lost.
    On a fixed Income, it would not be easy to purchase of one these devices but the smart companies know it’s an investment.
    Good luck in all your future endeavors!

    Mello says:
  • and instead of visiting your dentist, he can come to you for that root canal you need

    dbkii says:
  • work station evolution

  • I have been working at a custom made chair like this made in Grand Rapids for about 6 years. I have pain both sitting and standing. My chair (which I am in now) can lie down and take all the weight off where it hurts. It is a marvel. Congratulations on this chair. It is a beauty and will solve a lot of problems for people with special needs. Gary

    Gary Titus says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

technology news