The Future is Here… Introducing the Robotic Library Chair


Dutch designer Jelte van Geest has created an RFID-enabled chair that follows you wherever you go. Designed for libraries, the chair follows anyone carrying a matching RFID library card. Check out this video for a demo of the device.

"It's fantastic," writes Gizmodo's Jason Chen. "What you do is swipe your RFID-enabled library card in front of the chair's sensor, which then follows you (or your card) around the library so you always have somewhere to sit. Once you cross a line near the checkout counter, the chair returns back to its docking station to re-juice and get ready for the next guy's ass…"

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One Response to “The Future is Here… Introducing the Robotic Library Chair”

  1. peterg22 said:

    Jun 17, 08 at 7:12 am

    Brilliant! But it’s wasted on libraries.. how about a commode version that always follows you around the pub?

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