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'Walkable chair' makes standing on the job an easier prospect

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retailing at around $5,000

I don't know how tight the patent protects this, but expect copycat versions for much less.

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I don't know how tight the patent protects this, but expect copycat versions for much less.

And with a cup holder.

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This will end up in the dustbin with Amazon Fire Phone and New Coke.

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Why not use a regular chair instead? ...

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I'm sure South Korea is watching this. Samsung will have a version at half the cost that will break within the first year.

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MickeliciousJan. 15  12:24 pm JST

I don't know how tight the patent protects this, but expect copycat versions for much less.

And as with the 700,000 items on Alibaba, these cheap copy cat versions will break after a few weeks of normal use, and the buyer will just buy another one without putting any thought into it at all. Be OK with paying junk prices, get junk products.

impudicusJan. 15  11:25 pm JST

Why not use a regular chair instead? ...

Seriously?? It's right there in the article: "That makes standing less tiring and can provide relief from leg and back pain for factory workers, surgeons and others who need to stand for hours at a time, the company says."

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The archelisFX - whose name derives from the Japanese for "walkable chair"

Ar... er aruk k k ... aruku..aruchu? aruche che chair arukchuai aruku arch hair....lis .... FX?

I need a mental walkable chair to work that one out.

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I think it’s “arukeru + isu” = arukelisu archelis

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