ErgoArc lets you compute in bed

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The ErgoArc is a laptop stand that allows people to use their computers while in bed

The ErgoArc is a laptop stand that allows people to use their computers while in bed. View gallery (5 images)

If the growing number of specialized stands is anything to go by, it seems that a lot of people like using portable computers in bed. iPad users can choose between the Manatee and the tablift, for instance, while laptop users can go with the Lounge-Tek or the Omax. Now, there’s another option for reclining laptop users – the ErgoArc.

The user’s laptop is placed on the maple plywood stand’s vented desktop, the angle of which can be adjusted like a drafting table. A lip on the bottom of that desktop supports the bottom edge of the laptop’s keyboard. The computer’s screen, once flipped up, can then be angled towards the user’s face.

Add-on side platforms can hold a beverage, and a peripheral such as a mouse. The stand weighs five pounds (2.27 kg), and folds flat for transport and storage – its desktop can reportedly support a load of up to 250 pounds (113 kg), so you could put a pretty darn hefty laptop on there.

Angaroa, the Florida-based company that makes the ErgoArc, states that it can also be used for tablets, books, or even as a food-serving tray. It’s available now, for US$73.99.

Source: ErgoArc via 7 Gadgets

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