Meet Live OS, a Desk Sensor That Tracks Your Activity

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In an bid to boost capability in workspaces, Herman Miller, a seat association behind a Aeron chair and a cubicle, has launched a table sensor that collects information on how and when bureau spaces are being used.

The information Live OS collects is shown on a dashboard that companies can access. Live OS also includes an app prolongation that lets particular employees set goals for sitting and standing. In other words, it’s a Fitbit for your desk.

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Live OS was launched currently during NeoCon in Chicago as partial of a partnership with engineer Yves Béhar for smarter bureau furniture. It pairs with Herman Miller sit-to-stand desks and lets users control a tallness of their desks and set activity goals, like station adult for 5 mins each hour. For non-Herman Miller desks, though, it usually collects information on when people are during their desks.

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The sensor was designed to assistance companies “lower operational costs, urge space utilization, and raise worker well-being.”

Live OS claims that initial contrast showed users were 6 times some-more active regulating it, and, by being some-more active, people are “more productive, efficient, and engaged.” However, a health advantages of station desks have been hotly debated.

Sensors are being sole away for $100 and a program that comes with it costs $36 per table per year. The app that pairs with Herman Miller desks costs $60 per table per year. However, Quartz records that prices dump as companies buy some-more sensors and allow to a use for longer durations of time.

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Live OS isn’t a initial program that uses information to boost workplace productivity, though. Humanyze marks worker interactions online and in-person, and GE’s Current uses light sensors to lane movement.

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