It doesn’t matter how comfortable your computer chair is. Give it a few hours and you’ll probably be slouching or bending your head this way or that as you do your work. It’s not very good for your posture or bones, but you probably already know that. Now the problem…
Anyone who regularly uses a computer for long periods of time can likely attest to the importance of proper computer-use posture. Sitting in the wrong position, or having your keyboard or screen improperly located, can result in strain to the eyes, hands, wrists, neck or back. Show More Summary
Philips is expanding its Brilliance LCD monitor line with ErgoSensor technology, which can now offer advice to improve user behavior.
It is said that one needs to have a decent posture whether you are walking or sitting down – I know that slouching feels a whole lot more comfortable, but somehow or rather, our bodies were created and designed in such a way that you not only look good sitting up with great posture, it [...]
The ErgoSensor monitors your distance from and neck angle to the screen. (Credit: Philips) As is the case with an increasing number of health- and fitness-related gadgetry, Philips' new monitor that aims to improve posture will be aShow More Summary
Philips has come up with a monitor for the health conscious few who sincerely care for their backbones. Called the ErgoSensor Monitor, this 24-inch 1920 x 1080 LCD with a 1,000:1 contrast ratio and integrated stereo speakers warns users on detecting slouching postures and finally switches off if ignored. Show More Summary
Improper ergonomics at your workstation can lead to a potential bevy of workplace related injuries, including back and neck pain, eyestrain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Realizing that “work should be suited to people, and not the other way around”, Philips has released an interesting new 24? LCD monitor. Show More Summary
Remember those halcyon days when your mother would chide you to sit up straight should you ever start to slouch? Good news, desk jockeys, because Philips' ErgoSensor desktop monitor is here to stop your stooping now that mom's no longer around -- and it doesn't require you to wear some silly plastic pendant or occupy any of your USB real estate. Show More Summary
The 24-inch ErgoSensor Monitor uses a built-in sensor to determine your distance from the screen and your neck angle while sitting. And, like a worried mother, will remind you to straighten your back, keep your distance from the display, and take breaks from sitting at the computer.