Check this out

Here’s a concept being implemented in a Dutch library: RFID-enabled chairs that follows their designated patrons around like baby ducklings. Could be useful for people who have mobility- or fatigue-related needs but don’t need or want to use wheelchairs and such. We’re not sure this would work in the Bay Area, though; we’re proud to say that our local libraries get pretty crowded, so someone would have to establish traffic patterns to avoid one patron getting run over by another patron’s chair.

Gizmodo: RFID robotic chair follows you around for constant seating

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2 Responses to Check this out

  1. Frances says:

    I wonder what happens if somebody else tries to sit in the chair?

  2. They’d probably get a surprise ride when the RFIDmaster decides to walk away…

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