The increase in people working in office environments, and with this change there has been an increase in sedentary behaviour. By encouraging workers to move while seated can help prevent many of the negative effects of a sedentary work environment while not effecting work. By implementing a sensor into an office chair it can be possible to monitor rotating, tilting and bouncing of the chair user. The monitored data can then be used to provide positive feedback to the user. The data can also be used to perform computer functions such as going back/forward on a webpage by tilting the chair in a certain direction.
The goals of this project are: