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Humanscale Reveals a Better Way to Work at CES 2018

Ergonomics Pioneer Showcases the Intersection of Technology and Movement for a Healthier Workplace

New York, NY – January 3, 2018 – The leader in ergonomic workplace design, Humanscale comes to CES 2018 with solutions that blend integrated technology, movement and well-being, along with third-party research from the University of Pittsburgh to reveal the fundamental importance of its newest offerings. With simple and highly functional solutions in seating, lighting, desking and technology, Humanscale demonstrates an enduring commitment to transform the workplace with innovations that make users healthier, more active and more productive. With a focus on movement as a key to health and well-being, Humanscale will be showcasing new solutions at CES including QuickStand Eco, the next generation in sit/stand workstations, an early look at ErgoIQ, a new web-based program that enables companies to provide comfortable ergonomic workstations while saving time and money, and new developments to integrated technology solutions such as M/Connect and M/Power. It will also have a voice on the main stage of the CES seminar series as Humanscale’s Product Manager Jim Kidd addresses how technology is enabling the integration of movement and fitness in the workplace.

Product highlights include:

M/Connect 2

  • A sleek and efficient USB Type C docking station.
  • Backwards compatible, accommodating employees and organizations anywhere in the transition from 3.0 or 3.1 or Type A technology to Type C
  • Can charge a laptop as well as other small devices
  • Supports 2 4K monitors or 1 5K monitor
  • Works in tandem with Humanscale’s best-selling line of monitor arms.
  • Acts as a universal connectivity hub, providing six USB ports (two are high-speed) alongside ergonomic comfort at the workstation.
  • Designed to remove clutter and conceal permanent cables
  • Saves IT teams time by removing user access to permanent cables
  • Engineered to increase user productivity and efficiency as well as ergonomic health and comfort.

M/Power

  • A sleek and efficient USB docking station with high speed USB Type A and C ports
  • Engineered to protect company inteland increase user productivity, efficiency and ergonomic health and comfort
  • Acts as a universal connectivity hub, providing six USB ports (two are high-speed) alongside ergonomic comfort at the workstation.
  • Allows users to charge personal devices withoutconnecting to the computer
  • Works in tandem with Humanscale’s best-selling line of monitor arms.
  • Provides Combo Audio and Power DC jacks to improve user experience
  • Designed to remove clutter and conceal permanent cables.

ErgoIQ

  • A web-based online program for employees, ergonomists, facility executives and HR professionals
  • Enables employees to self assess ergonomic quality of workstation and make adjustments for a healthier, more comfortable workstation
  • Alerts ergonomist or facility executive to employeesthat need special attention
  • Saves employers and support teams time and effort by eliminating the need for an ergonomist to visit the entire workforce
  • Provides ergonomic reports for individuals and employers
  • Provides employer with aggregated data and suggested solutions and equipment

QuickStand Eco

  • The next generation in sit/stand technology
  • Transforms any work surface into an active workstation
  • Easy-to-use and install
  • Integrated cable management reduces desktop clutter
  • Utilizes healthy and sustainable materials for a truly healthy work environment
  • Consumer-friendly price point

OfficeIQ

  • A first-of-its-kind connected workspace solution developed by Humanscale in collaboration with Detroit-based Tome Software.
  • Customized alerts prompt users to integrate more movement into their day
  • Now available to order with Humanscale’s QuickStand and Float table.
  • Results of new studies from the University of Pittsburgh reveal the health impact of sit/stand workstations and benefits of OfficeIQ smart notifications.
  • Uses connected casters to measure activity and encourage movement for workers without height-adjustable workstations.
  • Interacts with FITBIT® data to create a better picture of activity from the office to home and anywhere in between.
  • Weight-loss challenge feature to incentivizes teams while protecting user privacy
  • Health Finalist for Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017

Humanscale Product Director Jim Kidd will be speaking in the following seminar:

Workplace Fitness – Whistle While You Workout

  • Tuesday, January 9th from 3:30-4:30pm
  • Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304
  • The Fitness Tech Summit audience will hear from three companies on the forefront of change as they address how technology is enabling movement and fitness into the workday and leading to a healthier, happier and more comfortable workforce.
  • Presenters: Jim Kidd, Humanscale, Product Manager; Kimberley Fabiano-Fassetta, AfterShokz, Chief Marketing Officer; and Dr. Kevin Orvitz, MEGAComfort International Inc., Founder and CEO.

WHEN: CES 2018, January9th-12th, 2019

WHERE: Humanscale booth 43123 in the Digital Health Pavilion at Tech West at the Sands Expo.

WHO: Interviews are available with:

  • Tina Brennan, Brand Director, Humanscale
  • Jim Kidd, Product Director, Sit/Stand, Humanscale
  • Steve Bender, Global Managing Director, Humanscale Technology and Monitor Arms
  • Jonathan Puleio, M.Sc CPE, Managing Director and Certified Professional Ergonomist, Humanscale Consulting
     
About Humanscale
Humanscale is the leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance ergonomic products that improve the health and comfort of work life. Through leveraging new technology in functional yet minimal designs, Humanscale transforms traditional offices into active, intelligent workspaces. Committed to making a net positive impact on the earth as well as our customers, Humanscale offers award-winning products designed with a focus on function, simplicity and longevity. For more information, visit www.humanscale.com. 
 
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About Humanscale

Humanscale is the leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance ergonomic products that improve the health and comfort of work life. Through leveraging new technology in functional yet minimal designs, Humanscale transforms traditional offices into active, intelligent workspaces. Committed to making a net positive impact on the earth as well as our customers, Humanscale offers award-winning products designed with a focus on function, simplicity and longevity. 

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