September 22, 2005 Some of the most beautiful automobiles in history have come from the Turin area of Italy so it’s fitting that this quite innovative racing cockpit peripheral for PC and games platforms such as Sony’s PS2 should emanate from Turin-based design consultancy MoveTech. The basic idea is that the solidly built and fully adjustable GTC COCKPIT transforms into a beautiful leather-covered office chair and the frame transforms into a TV stand. We’re not so sure about the TV stand idea but the office chair offers all the same adjustability as an upmarket chair and at 350 Euro, it seems a genuine bargain.
The pedal cluster is also fully adjustable.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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