easyUP Chair, Bannink Furniture
The easyUP chair was developed for Dutch chair manufacturer Bannink and addresses needs of an increasingly elderly population. Via a hidden torsion spring, which is charged when sitting down, the user becomes a supportive boost during the process of standing up. Active people with a mild impairment of movement are enabled to follow through with their daily routines and independent way of life. They can enjoy their own home environment longer without being stigmatized by power cables and bulky electronic chairs.
Here’s a link to the easyUP website (currently only in Dutch language).