Smart seat tracks how often and how long it’s used
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Sensor-based technology is most often associated with tracking physical activity, but it can also help monitor the opposite. Japanese company KeyValue has created the Smart Cushion to help consumers or offices keep track of their inactivity, or businesses to detect the crowdedness of their premises. The product takes the form of a standard cushion that can be placed onto any chair or stool. Inside, the seat includes an pressure-sensitive Apple iBeacon sensor that detects when it's being sat on. The simple device connects to mobile devices and enables users to keep track of whether a seat is currently in use…
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