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Laptop stand-desk-table? Lounge-book is the All in one ergonomic solution

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Mobile devices as laptop, notebook or tablet PC, works at its best on mobility. These technologies are now introduced into the workplace and elsewhere, expecially at home, where an increasing number of users as home-workers, freelance, business people, spend most of time working with computers with health implications associated with overuse.

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Ergonomic issues

Due to their mobility notebook computers are used in a variety of work environments resulting in several user postural configurations. Users often sit in chairs and work with notebook computers set on non-adjustable work-surfaces without the use of external keyboards, pointing devices, or monitors.

Don’t hold your laptop on your lap.

Working with notebook computers on the lap is associated with even more head and neck flexion. This can be attributed to the lower screen height of a notebook computer, which has been reported several times as a significant factor for head and neck discomfort. In addition to placing the notebook in the lap, notebook users take on many other non-desk postures. These include sitting cross-legged, laying prone (face down), and seated with feet raised and legs either straight or knees flexed approximately 90 degrees.

 

Accessories can improve non-neutral postures associated with the devices, to setting up a notebook to emulate a desktop computer, with the use of accessories such as notebook riser, keyboards and pointing devices. The use of external keyboards and pointing devices is associated with lower levels of discomfort and better levels of productivity Performance is often better with an external mouse compared to an internal touch pad.

Lounge-book improves head and neck postures and user experiences

Lounge-book is the fully adjustable laptop support that allow to find a good posture using laptop at home.
Height regulation, tilting and rotating laptop base, Lounge-book easly slide under most of furniture as armchair, sofa, chiase longue, lounge-chair, and even bed.
Seated postures with sufficient back support are often more comfortable than the prone, with relaxed shoulders and more neutral postures.
Working with notebook computers on top of a desk has been associated with greater head and neck flexion; however, it is often associated with less wrist extension.
Compared to working with a desktop or a notebook in a desktop configuration (raised monitor and external keyboard and mouse) head flexion is about 10 degrees more when using a notebook computer.
Lounge-book also allow to move legs: sitting in the same position for hours, like in a chair where the body is bent at the hips and knees, can block blood from getting back to the heart, and may even cause your legs to become swollen.

ergonomic laptop support. Lounge-book transforms your sofa, armchair, lounge-chair in a perfect lapdesk.

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Laptop supports Brown Series

The new lounge-book brown series laptop support

A new finishing for Lounge-book laptop supports is now on stock.
Lounge-book Brown and Crystal Brown have the main structure with height regulation, made by Painted metal by powder coating with Ecopolifix zero emission, the color is dark brown with “Corten” rusted effect.

Il supporto completamente regolabnile per laptop e notebook. Trova la corretta postura
The fully adjustable (rotation and tilt) Laptop base, and the lateral mouse-pad, are made by a stylish and strong polycarbonate transparent (Crystal) or Wengeè effect.
Knobs are made by Plastic anthracithe, Crystal model has an height regulation knob stylish, handmade by aluminium expressly designed for lounge-tek.
This model meets design style with natural wood or industrial decorating style.

 

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Hundred years. Thank you Achille Castiglioni

works and philosofy of achille castiglioni the master of italian design that inspire every day our work

2018, Achille Castiglioni would be one hundred years old.
A special memory for his work that inspired us so much in the creation of our products. His thoughts guide us in our daily work: a philosophy that we feel contemporary more than ever, which we summarize with one of his most famous aphorism: “Good design projects never originate from the ambition to leave one’s own mark, but from one’s willingness to build a relationship with the unknown end-user.”Achille Castiglioni

Ci siamo ispirati alla lampada toio di achille castiglioni per realizzare il nostro supporto per notebook Lounge-book

Welcome back Brionvega! One of the brands that made the history of TV and Radio in the sixties. Brionvega returns with masterpieces of design including objects such as the “stereo radio phonograph” of Castiglioni or the radio “cube”. It was a design that had in the DNA the tradition of craftsmanship, traditional materials such as metal and wood but also with the innovation of plastic materials. But the main point of the thought was to create robust practical objects with intelligent and versatile solutions. It is the same philosophy and materials that we find in our ergonomic supports for laptops, objects that have shapes inspired by tradition but offer modern solutions for the new digital lifestyles.

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Desktop for mobile devices: Lounge-book + Logitech k480

The ultimate desktop solution for your mobile devices with lounge-book and the best multi-device keyboard bluetooth k480 by Logitech

The ultimate desktop solution for your mobile devices.

With Logitech k480 you can transform any tablet or smartphone in laptop, with lounge-book you can use it comfortable, on your favorite place at home.
Multi-device keyboard bluetooth k480 by Logitech: the revolutionary keyboard for your computer that also works with your smartphone or tablet.
– Bluetooth wireless
– Multi-platform and cross-platform
Ergonomic laptop support Lounge-book: the most imited fully adjustable laptop stand that improve ergonomic features of mobile device at home.

Set your laptop height and screen angle so you can easily view the screen without bending or rotating your neck

The integrated cradle of 480 holds your phone or tablet, tilting base of Lounge-book at just the right angle for you to read while you type. Height regulation of Lounge-book can place the screen at eye level, the main structure  place the display at the right distance. The viewing range provides visual comfort for majority of computer users and eliminates the risk for eyestrain.

Let seat on your favorite place, freedom to move. 

Transform Sofa, Armchair, Bed in a comfortable laptop desk,   Usually people hold laptops and tablet PC with legs or abdominal muscles this is cause of stress and other health issues. Prolonged sitting causes various health disorders, change of position and exercising regularly promotes blood circulation.

Stop EMF radiation keep your laptop away from body

 

Switch easily between devices

Just turn the Easy-Switch dial to switch typing between three connected Bluetooth wireless devices.

SWITCH EASILY BETWEEN DEVICES Just turn the Easy-Switch dial to switch typing between three connected Bluetooth wireless devices.

Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

You’ll find a familiar keyboard layout with all the shortcut keys you use the most.
For Windows, Mac or Chrome computers, Android or iOS mobile devices.

System requirements for k480

Bluetooth wireless computers or mobile devices which support external keyboards.
PC: Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 Mac: Mac OS X® or later Chrome OS™ iPad® or iPhone®: iOS 5 or later Android™ tablet or smartphone: Android 3.2 or later.

WINDOWS AND MAC. ANDROID AND IOS You’ll find a familiar keyboard layout with all the shortcut keys you use the most. - For Windows, Mac or Chrome computers - For Android or iOS mobile devices.

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Back-pain using laptop at home

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Intensive use of laptops at home may cause backpain. The features that make laptops very portable, such as a screen attached to the keyboard, are the same features that make it difficult for people to adopt correct posture when using them. A common problem is perching a laptop on the legs so users stare down at the screen and put strain on their necks, spines and legs. Back specialists say as many as four in five patients have chronic nerve damage caused by intensive working on portable computers and tablet-PC

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135 degree Posture, best for back!

Adopt good sitting posture with lower back support, and ensure other desk equipment is within reach. Sitting in a 135 degree thigh to torso sitting angle is best for spinal discs and recommend that as the best sitting position for office workers.
A 135 degree sitting angle is exactly half way between sitting up straight and lying flat on your back . It’s not very practical for the average office setting: with lounge-tek support you can transform your sofa, armchair, bed in a perfect laptop desk.
More about the 135 degree posture

135 degrees position perfect posture to use laptop on desktop or through a laptop support

 

Lounge-tek’s ergonomic supports for laptop, allow a 135 degree perfect posture

The concept of “suspension” allow to use laptops with a perfect posture, without stress for upper back, neck and cervical muscles.
Thanks to Lounge-tek supports, always you will get an ergonomic posture:

A Fully adjustable laptop support that transforms any chair in ergonomic computer desktop

  • tilt the laptop base up to 35 degrees. This allow to type text with keyboard on natural position for wrists,
  • use an external mouse. The exclusive Mouse-pad is integrate on the main structure, then positioned at the same level of laptop base and keyboard. This allow a natural posture without stress of arm and wrist.
  • place the screen at eye level. Set your laptop height and screen angle so you can easily view the screen without bending or rotating your neck.
  • place the display at the right distance. The viewing range 40 cm to 70 cm (about 15 – 27 in.) provides visual comfort for majority of computer users and eliminates the risk for eyestrain. Right distance depends from the size of your monitor and your individual vision conditions.
  • let seat on your favorite place. Transform Sofa, Armchair, Bed in a perfect laptop desk, with your back on 135 degree (this not depend from laptop support but from your furniture).
  • freedom to move. Usually people hold laptops with legs or abdominal muscles this is cause of stress and other health issues. Prolonged sitting causes various health disorders, change of position and exercising regularly promotes blood circulation.

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Back-pain. Better an Ergonomics chair or a fully Adjustable Laptop support?

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Ergonomics for Back Pain prevention: Chair vs. Laptop Stand.

Laptop use risks without ergonomic posture

Using your Laptop for a long time in wrong posture may be dangerous for your health.ergonomics chair back pain
Sitting in a standard office chair for prolonged periods of time can definitely cause low back pain or worsen an existing back problem. The main reason behind this is that sitting, in an office chair or in general, is a static posture that increases stress in the back, shoulders, arms, and legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.
Persistently incorrect posture, faulty biomechanical stress, fluctuation between contraction and relaxation of muscles is disturbed. 90% of cervical pain is non-specific. It usually develops slowly through persistent (unilateral) incorrect biomechanical stress. Over time, the stress of poor posture can change the anatomical characteristics of the spine, leading to the possibility of constricted blood vessels and nerves, as well as problems with muscles, discs, and joints. All of these can be major contributors to back and neck pain, as well as headaches, fatigue, and possibly even concerns with major organs and breathing.

Ergonomic use of laptops at home

Mainly, People use laptop at home:
A) As a Desktop Replacement, usually by hanging it on a desk connected to an external monitor.
B) As a Mobile Device on Chairs, armchairs, sofas or bed. Usually we support laptop with body: legs, wrists, or we hold it by conventional furniture such as coffe-tables and bedside tables.

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Better an ergonomic chair

Using the Laptop on your desk, you definitely should buy an ergonomic chair and an adjustable height-adjustable external monitor to find the right posture by adjusting your chair to the best body position. An ergonomic office chair is a tool that, when used properly, can help one maximize back support and maintain good posture while sitting.

The first step in setting up an office chair is to establish the desired height of the individual’s desk or workstation. This decision is determined primarily by the type of work to be done and by the height of the person using the office chair. The height of the desk or workstation itself can vary greatly and will require different positioning of the office chair, or a different type of ergonomic chair altogether.
The first step in setting up an office ergonomic  chair is to establish the desired height of the individual’s desk or workstation. This decision is determined primarily by the type of work to be done and by the height of the person using the ergonomic chair. The height of the desk or workstation itself can vary greatly and will require different positioning of the office chair, or a different type of ergonomic chair altogether.

The best place to sit for our Back

It is confirmed by a number of studies that the most relaxing position for our back is a 135 degree angle to the legs.
A 135-degree body-thigh sitting posture was demonstrated to be the best biomechanical sitting position, as opposed to a 90-degree posture, which most people consider normal.

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Better an ergonomic Laptop support

With lounge-tek ergonomic supports you can use the Laptop on chairs, sofa armchairs, bed, ergonomically correct with a good posture, perhaps adding a cushion for efficient lumbar support.
The 135 degree position is easily achieved by approaching the Laptop to the view and setting it high
This reverses the paradigm for which man no longer pursues the device, but on the contrary, it is the device that follows the man in his most correct position.

ounge-tek’s supports improve laptop ergonomic features and other mobile devices as Tablet, iPad E-book Reader. With Lounge-book and Lounge-wood your sofa, armchair, even bad will be your favorite workplace to use comfortable Laptops and Tablet PCs.

Ergonomic, Style, Quality 100%made in Italy starting from 99 $.

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Lounge-book Ecodesign laptop support kit reviewed by Jeff

We sended a Lounge-book Ecodesign to  Jeff Gedgaud a freelance that has made an intersting Reviews Blog about technology and house products.
Jeff  give some interesting informations and tips to understend product and quality features.

We provide Lounge-book in a easy mountable Laptop Support Kit.

Lounge-book Ecodesign is the most enviromental friendly version of Lounge-tek Supports.
The Laptop-Tray and the Mouse-Pad are made in a Recycled Wood mixed with a Plastic special composite.
During the die casting process, the random mixing of the two components creates an effect that makes each Lounge-book a one-piece, with the emotion and the warmth offered by wood.
The strength and the resistance to moisture and wear are those proper of plastic, without increases in cost of the product.
The production process by diecast, also gives to each good, a different look from each other, like a “master piece”

 

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Using laptop on the bed. The best Ergonomic Support.

using laptop on the bed. Ergonomic support.

bringing your laptop to bed may be comfortable . Whether you’re looking to get a little extra work done in the evening or to relax with a movie, the most comfortable position to use a laptop, is to lie on your back and place the computer on a proper support.
Lounge-book and Lounge-wood are the support for Laptop, to use your laptop or tablet comfortable, also on the bed.
The shape inspired by traditional lectern is founded on the “suspension” concept.
You don’t need support devices with the legs or other wrong posture. Placing your laptop over your sheets and blankets keeps its heat from burning your legs, but it also insulates the computer, potentially damaging its components. Worse yet, most laptops have an intake fan on the underside of the chassis, which a blanket or pillow can completely block.

You can use Notebook with freedom of movement, it don’t require muscle contractions to support devices with legs, only the right support for back ( more on “ergonomics” )
The computer is also safe to avoid falls: Lounge-book allows you to fall asleep with the laptop in bed! (don’t abused laptop or tablet in the evening! …… the partner may not take it up !) .
Lounge-book is more than an accessories for laptop, it comes a new concept of furniture to replace traditional bedside tables.

All the support for laptop by Lounge-tek have the same functionality, Lounge-book and Lounge -wood, differ in the height range.
Lounge-book has been studied ( range from 57cm to 75cm measured at the lower point of the lectern or the control knob ) to fit the European furnishing which provides consolidated standards for seating and beds.
Lounge -wood thanks to the different features or the structure allow more excursion : (from 20 to 90 cm).
This makes it suitable for beds of different sizes , such as very low Japanese tatami or very high beds usual in USA.
The Laptop-tray includes slot designed to improve use with tablets and e- book reader. 

 

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The best laptop-stand for armchairs, sofa, chaise-longue

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Best workplace for Laptop and tablet. Use it on sofa, couch, chaise longue, armchair.

Many people say that Lounge-book and Lounge-wood are the best laptop support at home. Theuy used it as a stand, for entertainment or a desktop workplace.
The adjustable ergonomic laptop-stand by Lounge-tek, lets you use comfortable, your Notebook PC on sofa, on armchair, on design chaise-longue.
It allow the most natural position for our back, that is at an angle of 135°, more in our special section ” Ergonomics “.
The laptop tray is fully adjustable so it can be placed ” suspended” without physical contact with the body ( you don’t need to support your computer with legs, very uncomfortable! ) .
We can move freely and leave the workstation to make other things, and then immediately resume the ideal location. Laptop is always in ergonomic position, ready to use keyboard in a natural way ,  thanks to the mouse-pad you can use an additional Mouse alternative to the touchpad to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome

The structure has adjustable height and the shape of the “legs” combined with the rotation of the laptop -tray allow a perfect position to the screen, to find the correct distance from display also with small monitors. Lounge-book and Lounge -wood stand ar designed as a laptop stand but they are also useful with Tablet and E -book Reader. These devices are designed for mobile use as a smartphone, but those devices have some problems in prolonged use, while reading a digital book, surfing the web for a long time ( intensive social network) , watching videos or movies, social networks.
Those heavy devices , stress neck and wrists, due to the using position and the grip request to hands.
The Lounge -wood in 2014 is equipped with a slot to place the tablet in a perfect position, with space for the external keyboard if you use in notebook mode, giving space for other useful items such as a smartphone or a cup of tea .

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Lounge-wood 2014. New features to support iPad, Tablet, E-book Reader

Improve Ergonomic features of Tablet PCs, I-Pad, Kindle, E-book readers

Four years later the great success of Apple iPad, we think that the Tablet introduced a new lifestyle in mobility, but not replaced the Laptops for the personal productivity needs.
We studied for a long time to create a new ergonomic accessory, to make  comfortable use of iPad and tablet at home, expecially to watch video, surfing web and Social network, Reading e-book  or typing text with an external keyboard. Those are the typical situations where Sitting too long in any one position is always an invitation to strain, as our bodies aren’t designed to be sedentary for long periods of time. Muscles and tendons need a break,  Tablet PC and iPad are invented to use in mobility for a short time, weight is almost half kg, tolerable in ten minutes time, more is heavy for neck, whrist, hands, muscle and tendons that get stressed. Over time, it may cause neck-pain, back-pain, and other patholgies like Cervical, carpal tunnel syndrome.
We decided to improve the performance of our Laptop-supports,  using those devices, we believe that most people don’t leave their notebook to use only iPad or Tablet. “Born for Laptop, useful also for tablet PC”
We started with our Lounge-wood: in the new 2014 model , we have included a new features, to improve the user experience with those devices.
Lounge-wood allows you to use the tablet in two ways:

+ PRODUCTIVITY

Positioning the device with an angle of 40 ° , adjustable by tilting the tray, with space for the bluetooth keyboard.
An amazing idea, to transform the Tablet in Netbook, while working or typing text !

+ENJOY

With an angle of 10 ° versus the edge of the tray.Perfect for multimedia contents (video , movie , photo ) allows use without hold it with hands.
The ultimate solution to preserve your iPad from crash caused by falling asleep in bed!

multimedia mode to watch tv

 

We have already discussed the physical problems caused by prolonged use of those devices.

Here an interesting post by Digital trends
Some positions, may cause neck muscles pain and stress the cervical.If you use the tablet in netbook mode, with additional keyboard , you can  take advantage of the excellent Lounge-wood’s features improving ergonomics of laptops.For example, eyes can get near to the screen, preventing vision problems.The support iPad is a special slot in the Laptop-tray. It  allows tablets 7″-10 ” (12″ vertical) with thickness up to 15 mm.
Special felt-pads, supplied in each Loungewood, allow you to adjust even the slim last generation Tablets.
The base is easily removable by two screws, to make easier the cleaning operations.