Here’s why you might soon be lying down at the office
The chair provides head support and has a movable desk that will make your workday more comfortable. There is space for up to four monitors and a keyboard, and magnets prevent the mouse from falling as you recline. The chair itself supports anything from standing to lying flat on your back.
Altwork has received over $1 million in funding to build the reclining office chair. When the product reaches market, it’s expected to cost $5,900, but early adopters can get it at a discounted price of $3,900.
Why do this? Studies have shown that people who spend their whole workday sitting down at a desk have more health problems. They have a higher risk of getting cancer or having a heart attack, and they tend to have more back and neck problems.
A poll included in the Independent article asks whether or not readers would even want to use this chair, and 77% of those who responded (at the time of writing) said they would.