Altizen

A powered sit stand workstation

Cubicle lifestyles have given rise to a range of health issues. Working in varying postures throughout the day alleviates some of these symptoms. Altizen enables users to seamlessly transition between sitting and standing postures, without compromising on human factors. With a stroke length of 50cm Altizen is adequate for heights ranging from (1.4m ~ 2.4m). The small footprint (50cmx70cm) is designed for offices with limited desk space and installation hurdles, no clamps or mechanical fixtures are required for use. It can accommodate a wide range of configurations from tablet pcs, laptops, all-in-one computers to multiple monitor desktops. Sensors embedded in the unit coupled with data from the activity ecosystem (wearables) track, presence, activity and productivity.  

http://altizen.com/

 
There is no doubt in my mind that it is the best desk converter that you can buy today.
— Tech Review, South China Morning Post
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A slim automatic height adjusting workstation
that can be installed on any flat surface.

 

HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT

Through a linear actuator system,
Altizen is able to adjust from 0 - 45cm
catering to the widest range of heights.

DISPLAY CONFIGURATIONS

A flexible mounting system enables users to
customize their ideal display configuration
for a mobile or stationed worklife.

Laptop

Single Monitor

Dual Monitors

 

ACTIVITY SENSORS

Through embedded sensors in the worksurface,
Altizen is able to track presence and activity
and use it to formulate sit/stand routines.

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DESIGN PROCESS

Due to the mechanical nature of this project we began prototyping our concepts from day one to quickly visualize scale and stiffness. Our aim was to answer the question “how stiff is stable enough”? We felt the only way to answer this was to get working prototypes into users hands as soon as possible.