Ergonomic Laptop Stand

Contest Ended, Winner(s) have been selected.
Description:
Many working professionals are using laptops on a day-to-day basis. Laptops however, are not ergonomically designed to promote good posture and typically it results in back and shoulder problems for those that use it. Health professionals recommend that the screen of a laptop be at "high-five" level - being at eye level that your shoulders are relaxed backwards and you are not hunching over the screen. This is the best posture for you to be in while working on a laptop. Currently, there are no innovative new ideas for creating a highly mobile and cost-effective product which can solve this problem. I am looking for a design which can encompass designs from nature to raise a normal laptop to a point where a user can work on it while holding the best posture.
Wants:
The design needs to meet the following criteria:
1. Portable and light - as many professionals travel with laptops it needs to be able to fit into a bag very easily (and could potentially even be the bag)
2. Made of cost effective material - we are not looking for carbon fibre type material!
3. Simple - the product needs to be simple and stylish at the same time and be able to be used in boardrooms or meetings as easily as setting up ones laptop
Don't Wants:
A product that is chunky or difficult to carry around. The target audience is accountants and consultants - they travel to and from clients so it needs to be easily assembled and very quick to set up
Software:
  1. Microsoft PowerPoint

Entries

1st Winner
#13 Ergonomic Laptop Stand & Carry Case Overview by Mansi
Portable and light
Made of cost effective material
Simple - the product needs to be simple and stylish at the same time and be able to be used in boardrooms or meetings as easily as setting up ones laptop
Dimensions Width 13.5” , Depth 9.1”, Height 1”
Ergonomically designed to promote good posture
Highly mobile and cost-effective
Raise a normal laptop to a point where a user can work on it while holding the best posture
Easy to travel carry along
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2014-11-27 07:48:32
#12 Laptop Pad by Nick Trep Designs
Adjustable light weight stand that stores flat.
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2014-11-27 00:59:43
#11 Stand & Case for Laptop by Leve
A product which can be used both as a Case for transfering safely a laptop and also as a Stand in order to provide the most comfortable use of it.
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2014-11-26 21:28:55
#4 Ergo Laptop Stand by KenCad
2014-11-25 22:04:40
#8 bag laptop stand by Muhammad Yodi S
This laptop stand is very practical because it is placed outside the bag for storage, making it easy to carry anywhere for school children and workers...
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2014-11-26 18:19:07
#9 Flexible Mobile Laptop stand by nikes_8
Easy to manufacture and Use.
Users can carry it along with them and its is flexible and compact. Durability will also be good.
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2014-11-26 20:14:47
#1 Indulge V1 by zulfadzryl
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2014-11-07 23:03:22
#2 Ergonomic Laptop Stand - 01 by CAD SPARKLES
Ergonomic Laptop Stand
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2014-11-16 14:29:57
#3 Ergo Laptop Stand by KenCad
2014-11-25 22:04:12
#10 Lapstand by Advandes
Portable Folding Laptop Stand
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2014-11-26 21:26:59

Discussion

Tall Boy

Buyer

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:11:40 +0000
HI guys
Thanks again for entering this contest. I really appreciate the designs and I think all of them were good. Just a few things from my side;
1. I was hoping that I could get something that was very light and easy to use. I chose as the best one as it could easily be transformed into my needs, I liked the general feel and design while the others appeared to be quite standard type of designs.
2. It needed not to be "clunky" and some of you went the big route building elaborate designs that required wood or other specifics.
3. For those interested, please keep a lookout as we will be releasing more design needs in the near future.

Thanks and best wishes all.
TB

nikes_8

Designer

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:25:39 +0000
who is the winner please mention....
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:45:24 +0000
Oh, sorry for that. it is now ended and i can not give my Entry, because i had private problems. Good luck

Tall Boy

Buyer

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:34:56 +0000
Hi Zulfadzryl

1) Tilt adjustment, up to 45 degrees.
2) height adjustment needs to be at high level for a typical laptop user
3) Can be carbon fibre + aluminium however, this is pretty costly. (see www.theroost.com)
4) Software is fine.

Thanks looking forward to seeing the design.

zulfadzryl

Designer

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:07:56 +0000
Hi,
Thanks for the feed back.

Below is T420 specs

http://www.pcworld.com/product/1112861/lenovo-thinkpad-t420-4177qku-notebook.html

I got 4 question pertaining to the features:
1) Tilt adjustment
2) Height adjustment
3) Material carbon fiber + aluminium
4) Software to be use is it necessary must be powerpoint?Or if i can present it like below is it acceptable?
http://www.cadcrowd.com/designs/large/848_1415212955.png

Have a nice day

Cheers to all

Tall Boy

Buyer

Sun, 09 Nov 2014 20:49:46 +0000
HI all, Apologies for being a bit lax on the communication side of things. Just to clear up some of the comments:
1. After doing some initial researching myself, I'm looking for more of a bag which doubles up as a laptop stand
2. The dimensions are of a typical Lenova T420,T430,T440 laptop. Width 13.5 inches Depth 9.1 inches Height 1 inch
3. Tom8: Yes, it needs to be able to be used in trains, airplanes etc. So slightly challenging one.
4. Abbasi: Let me know if the above still stands for your design and whether you would like to upload your design.
is too generic. And looks too bulky. Have a look at making it simpler and considering point above, how it can be integrated into a laptop bag. Cheers all. Will try and respond quicker this week.
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:25:50 +0000
Hi,

I have to design the stand to be used in meeting rooms or to be used travelling (train, airplanes, etc.)?
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:40:31 +0000
I made a portable foldable one before some years for my self. I can sell you the design, but the prise is not enough. Please change it to 200. Afterthat i will add my design. Thanks
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:12:50 +0000
you can upload dimensions of the laptop stand

Lucian

Administrator

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:40:26 +0000
Hi there,

Please remember to include attachments so the designers will fully understand your project. If you need help including these, please refer to this link http://goo.gl/mnFSgg and our help pages.

Thanks,
Lucian

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