RFID Robotic Chair Follows You Around For Constant Seating

Dutch designer Jelte van Geest's RFID-enabled robotic chair is for Openbare Bibliotheek Endhoven, and it's fantastic. What you do is swipe your RFID-enabled library card in front of the chair's sensor, which then follows you (or your card) around the library so you always have somewhere to sit. Once you cross a line… » 6/15/08 2:00pm 6/15/08 2:00pm

Transformer Chair Puts Megatron to Shame

We've seen some weird robots before, but this one hits an 8 on the freak factor scale. Created by Raffaello D'Andrea and Max Dean, the Transformer chair looks like your grandmother's ordinary kitchen chair, but say the magic words and it collapses itself and then transforms itself back into a chair. Don't believe us?… » 10/25/06 12:11am 10/25/06 12:11am