January 7, 2006 Anyone spending eight plus hours a day on a computer knows that using a conventional desk and chair is not the answer to ergonomic happiness. A quick recap of the evolution of the human body will show we’ve been a work in progress for countless millennia, that desks and chairs are a very recent invention, and that the lure of the computer is causing millions of people every day to have sore shoulders, necks, backs etcetera There has to be a better way and we’ve written about quite a few alternative chairs in recent years including the Topform computer lounge chair, Netsurfer Ergonomic Computer Chair and the very promising MYPCE (My Personal Computer Environment). Now there’s a new chair we clocked at the 2006 CES which we think has a big future – the NETHRONE. Highly adjustable (including the keyboard, screen and every aspect of the seat), very comfortable, with electronic adjustment, massage facilities, and a wow factor just short of 10 on the Richter scale, the chair goes on sale later this month at US$2500 in blue, red, green, purple, and yellow. Extensive image library inside.
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