USA - DigitalOptics Corporation (www.doc.com) announced that it has partnered with MMD-Monitors and Displays Taiwan (www.mmd-p.com) to deliver the world’s first monitor with an innovative built-in ergonomic sensor to help correct posture.
In addition to the health and safety advantages, the system and software developed by DigitalOptics Corporation also enables innovative energy saving by powering down the monitor when no user presence is sensed, resulting in up to 80% savings in energy bills as compared to traditional monitors.
“We see our new product as the forerunner of many ergonomic devices that will help consumers maintain their health while performing their computer functions in an efficient manner.”
“We are very pleased that the system and software developed by DigitalOptics Corporation has enabled MMD to make the first ergonomic posture sensing and power savings Philips monitor a reality,” said Bob Roohparvar, president of DigitalOptics Corporation. “Our expertise in imaging, optics and systems design has helped bring the Philips ErgoSensor Monitor to market.”
“The work DigitalOptics Corporation did on the systems and software for our new Philips ErgoSensor Monitor was crucial to the success of our innovative new product,” said Mayank Christian, director of Global Product Management of Philips Monitors at MMD Taiwan. “We see our new product as the forerunner of many ergonomic devices that will help consumers maintain their health while performing their computer functions in an efficient manner.”
DigitalOptics Corporation developed the intelligent decision making software used in the Philips ErgoSensor Monitor. The monitor’s advanced detection technology uses the distance between a user’s pupils to determine if the user is sitting within the optimal ergonomic zone and, if not, how the user can adjust seating position or posture to avoid risk of inquiry.