In Japan even furniture is “high tech”

An interactive table and chairs that can change colour has been developed by Japanese researchers. On display at the Siggraph show, the Fuwapica furniture uses sensors embedded in the table-top to work out the colour of items placed upon it. The colour of the stools then change to match the colour of whatever has been placed on the sensitive table-top. Sensors in the stools also work out the weight of anyone sat on them – heavier people are treated to darker shades…Read more


What do I think of them? Let me see, they look very uncomfortable, they cost between $1500 and $3500…I’m a geek but sorry this time I’ll pass, I very much rather a Gundam prototype.