Nissan Crossover Technology Crosses Over To Workplace
Who’s ever nodded off at their terminal in the office? Well, nobody at SuperUnleaded Towers obviously, but we know it can be a problem elsewhere – as can missing the coffee run.
Now, though, bright sparks at Nissan have hit upon the idea of using technology from their Qashqai crossover to create a crossover workstation, adopting and adapting principles from the Around View Monitor, Moving Object Detection and Driver Attention Alert.
You can get a 360-degree view around your desk by pressing a reverse gear icon, while a beep sounds if a colleague approaches within a five-metre radius, and keyboard and mouse sensors can monitor productivity levels, with an audible and visible cue springing into action if nothing is detected after a pre-set time.
It’s a bit of fun with a serious side to it, making sure that workers can stay a step ahead of colleagues but also cleverly showing how car technology can make lives easier outside a driving environment.
See the workstation in action below:
Nissan says there are no plans as yet to put the workstation into production – which may come as a relief to anybody worried about the productivity monitor…
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