Live Platform, Herman Miller

Provide flexible and adaptative workspace.

DATE 2018

MATURITY LEVEL READY

Live Platform is a subscription software service that uses space utilization sensors to gather real-time data and insights. It includes a wellness app and smart furniture.

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USER identification

bluetooth connection with the desk, Live OS app

user profil

Live OS app

booking system

Robin: desk scheduling software

haptic

desk vibration

touch surface

desk interface module

lighting

LED desk interface module

Object configuration

sit-to-stand desk

position monitoring

desk and chair sensor

touch display

smartphone

vitual personal assistant

Virtual personal assistant

data analysis and recomendations
Live OS dashboard 

metrics report

workplace data report

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Provide personalisation in shared space

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Personal preferences settings

Using the app, you can set preferences for sitting and standing and be assured that your desk will always be at the right height, no matter how often you move.

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Desk reservation

With the Robin room scheduling software, you can find and reserve a room or desk, locate a colleague, view room availability, and manage your facility.

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Desk connection

As the employee is recognized through the Live OS app, his or her personal preferences and presets stay with them everywhere they go. When an employee approaches a shared desk, they simply need to put their smartphone near the desk module, and their presets are automatically applied via Bluetooth. 

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Drive positive behavioral changes

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Sedentary behaviour notification

A gentle vibration in the desk, and the physical interface module attached to the desk discreetly lighting up. In this way, employees become aware of their sedentary behaviors and are assisted in becoming more active.

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Automatic desk adjustment

If workers do decide to change their posture to a standing one, a light touch on the easily reachable module automatically raises or lowers the desk to that specific employee’s presets.

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Manual desk adjustment

Slight grooves on the interface’s upper and lower front surface can also be pushed to move the desk manually.

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Gather insights for workplace improvement

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Insights and suggestions

The Live OS dashboard assist employers in gaining data-based insights to improve workplace strategy, furniture and ergonomic choices, and optimize real estate usage. The Live OS app enables personalized insights and suggestions that are driven by activity and performance data. It assist employers in gaining data-based insights to improve workplace strategy, furniture and ergonomic choices, and optimize real estate usage.

vitual personal assistant

food for thoughts ...

How to design furniture that can adapt an evolve to user needs?

How can data analytics empower to make user centric decisions?

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