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GRAViTONUS? Gaming System For Quadriplegics

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Workstations available on the market today are built around standard elements (workbenches, chairs, racks, etc.) and are not ergonomically optimized for the intended use. The modern person spends a lot of active and productive time sitting, and even nowadays a good old chair is most often used for this purpose, albeit with some modifications. Its present day design, of course, incorporates different lining and padding, adjustable head-rest and arm-rests, all these amenities helping the person spend several hours per day sitting a bit more comfortably.

Recently, a group of researchers involved in medical research for persons with spinal cord injury has decided to design and build a workstation which would most closely answer the needs of general computer users. The result is GRAViTONUS?, a revolutionary multifunctional computerized system, created to provide for optimum ergonomic conditions at work. It enhances users` comfort, improves their productivity and keeps them in good health.

GRAViTONUS? is ergonomic, fully modular and particularly well designed and adapted for high-tech luxury market applications.

DESCRIPTION

The multifunctional GRAViTONUS? system allows moving the user in space freely. It comes with an on-board computer which constantly analyses positions of a body, measures local temperature and pressure on different body parts. The system adapts to the user depending on his or her psychophysical activity thus creating maximum comfort, anticipating his or her desires.

ADVANTAGES AND SPECIAL FEATURES

1. The tested and proven ergonomics of the GRAViTONUS? system increases productivity and ensures superior comfort level to the user.
2. The system is fully modular and can be adapted to different tasks.
3. Its patented design is totally innovative and wholly functional.
4. The complete structure is compact and can be easily disassembled and reassembled again, as well as relocated, if required.
5. The system is competitively priced.

In addition, the design incorporates the following options:

1. GRAViTONUS? system constantly changes position of a user body to maintain comfort relation with regards to the EGF vector
2. Matrox TripleHead capability with special displays attachment which allows to align them perfectly in a user’s best vision area in any body position give an outstanding presence effect.
3. A “memory” function which allows moving any display closer to the user’s eyes if necessary and returning it back to its initial position.
3. Special keyboard attachment which allows moving the keyboard freely in 3D and fixing it firmly in space as per the user’s wishes.
4. Dynamic exoskeleton for both hands.
5. Air conditioning as well as zone heating of the user’s body where it comes in contact with the platform.
6. Shadow and glare-free illumination of the working area.
7. 5.1 Sound system.
8. Subwoofer is integrated into seat back to add a sensation effect.

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