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Working in a smart office: Stay digital, connected & flexible

Work can be stressful, especially when there’s a lot on your plate. While your smart office can’t do the work for you, it can definitely make it more efficient and even enjoyable. From optimal desk

lighting to recharging your phone without any fuss, there are many ways you can keep your office at the peak of efficiency, all thanks to smart technology.

1. The right balance: A smart office chair

Let’s consider the heart of any smart office: the desk. An ergonomic office chair is an absolute must for any healthy working environment. You want to be relaxed but also well-supported. Smart tech, however, offers far more than that. The Axia Smart Active is an innovative seating system that is not only comfortable but also encourages an active working style. Especially when sitting for long periods

of time in the office, regular breaks for movement are a must. Yet time is easily forgotten the deeper you get into your work.

That’s not possible with Axia Smart Active. When the time comes to stand up, you’ll feel a small vibration. Using the accompanying app, you can also view your seating statistics and get practical tips for healthy sitting and working habits.

Axia Smart Active motivates you to be more active. Source: YouTube/BmaErgonomics

2. Focused, powerful, flexible: Optimal smart office lighting

Suitable lighting is an essential ingredient for any effective workflow. The Dyson Lightcycle Morph workstation light is designed to take the strain off your eyes while you work. Light and temperature adjust themselves to local daylight and has different modes to set the right conditions depending on

activity. Precison Mode helps your vision, and Boost Mode provides high intensity light for tasks that require deep concentration. With the Dyson Link app, you can customize all lighting to your own specific needs.

dyson light cycle morph smart office lighting

3. Charge your phone, no adapter

Need another idea for your socket outlet? We’ve got you covered: the Gira USB power supply can be installed instead of a normal socket out light. Much like the Plug & Light system. With two slots, you can easily and conveniently charge your smartphone and another device while you work. This is particularly useful when you don’t have charging adapters at hand. Only a suitable USB connection cable is necessary.

Thanks to an efficient charging speed of 3000mA, you don't have to wait long for a full battery. And the Gira USB power supply also scores a couple of points in terms of design: You can select your desired frame of the switch series to match your furnishings, so that the practical charging device blends harmoniously into the room.

Gira USB power supply for smart office

4. Variety is the spice of working life: Seated or standing?

Maybe, even despite taking regular breaks, you spend a lot of time at your desk. No matter, you can still work on your feet and that’s especially easy in a smart office. You can adjust the Magic Desk from a normal sitting height to standing desk level, all with a simple gesture. Changing your position has never been easier.

There’s more, however, thanks to smart sensor technology. A light will alert you if you’ve slumped into an unhealthy posture or have been sitting for too long. You then simply raise the desk again and continue working standing up. This isn’t just healthy: a study from Texas shows that standing ensure you work 46% more effectively.

Adjust desk height by hand movement. Magical. Source: YouTube/MagicDesk 37

Do you think that these smart office ideas would optimise your workflow properly? Let us know in the comments!

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