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FROM $299. SHIPPING JULY 2015. Autonomous Desk: The Smartest Height-Adjustable Sit-Stand Desk. Affordable. Ergonomic. Premium Material.
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World's First Smart, Connected Office Desk — Powered By AI.

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So we made it simple. Autonomous Desk gives you a healthier way to work — automatically. All you need to do is change the desk height for a few days to teach Autonomous Desk. After that Autonomous Desk learns about you and starts moving from sitting to standing — and back again — as a natural part of your day to help you stay more active and healthier while you work.

Autonomous Desk senses your arrival in the morning and automatically raises to your preferred standing height, giving you a healthier way to start your day.  Throughout the day, if you've been sitting for hours, it proactively reminds you to stand up.  Sitting less can improve your health in significant ways.

See a live demo of Autonomous Desk at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference.

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You've got a new personal assistant that helps you be more productive at work.  It can help you get things done more quickly and conveniently — like scheduling a meeting, ordering lunch, or asking for information.  Completely hands-free.  All you have to do is ask.

Control all of the connected devices in your office —with your voice, right from your desk.  Autonomous Desk already works with Nest, LIFX, Philips Hue, Lockitron, and many other devices.

 

The more you use Autonomous Desk, the more you'll realize just how productive and healthy you can be.  There will be so many different apps available for Autonomous Desk.  It already works with Wolfram Alpha, Yelp, Nest and other services & devices to get you even more functionality over time.  But this is just the beginning.

For developers, it's a new platform with exciting opportunities for apps.  The Autonomous Desk SDK, built on Android, will give developers a powerful way to create new apps designed specifically for Autonomous Desk.

High-quality office desks have long been defined by their ability to last forever, and Autonomous Desk is no exception.  

A beautiful ergonomic curve...

 ... that gives you full arm rest all day.

A memory pad that remembers all your preferred heights.

Smooth and quiet movement.

 Charge your phone wirelessly...

.. or via the USB ports.

Listen to music via the built-in HD speaker.

Organize your bag, backpack, or keys.

We think that almost all of the connected devices on the market are done wrong. Connecting a light bulb or a switch online simply isn't enough. There must be a better, smarter way. For our desk, we want to reimagine the entire UI & UX of how we interact with the desk daily from the ground up. Here are some of the features.

TRAINING MODE

As soon as you receive your desk, you can choose to go through the training mode. The desk will gradually train you on how to use a standing desk right. For example, on the 2nd day, it may suggest you to stand up only 20 mins each time. But on the 10th day, it may suggest you to stand up for 1 hour each time. So your body will gradually adjust to your new, healthier habit.

Ah, and it rewards you for every time you complete a task, so standing up is not only better for your health but also a fun, positive and natural part of your day!

RECIPES

The desk is shipped with a number of recipes. Recipe is a routine that you choose for the day. There are days that you may want to take it easy. There are days that you may want to be more active. It's all within the touch of a button. We will continue to add more recipes over time. You will also be able to create and share your recipes with other people and vice versa.

INTUITIVE CONTROL

Swipe up to go up. Swipe down to go down. It can't be easier than that. See the video below.

A LOT OF AWESOME FEATURES

This is just the beginning. We will be adding adding new features and fine-tuning existing features. If you have any suggestion, please feel free to let us know.

Autonomous Desk is a complex product.  We have to work with multiple factories to produce different components for the desk.  All of our factories have the world-class machines & technologies.

Using robots for welding for safety and precision.

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Automatic metal cutting (for the desk frame).

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All products go through an intenstive testing & verification process.

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Sitting for long periods has its own health risks.  Autonomous Desk is designed to to fix this problem.

It's simple:  no middlemen.  We have distributed teams in New York, California, China, and Vietnam to find the best factories around the world for each and every component.  In traditional furniture retail, an office desk is usually marked up 4x by the time it reaches you. We streamline the supply chain — effectively eliminating all middlemen — and pass these savings on to you.

LAST 48 HOURS: SPECIAL (NEW) REWARDS

How do I add multiple rewards to my existing order? Simply click on your order and increase the total pledge amount. For example, if your current order is the Basic Model and you live in the US, your current pledge is $498 ($399 + $99 shipping). If you want to add the Single Monitor Arm to your order, please add $68 ($49 + $19 shipping) to your order. The total new pledge is $566.

X-LARGE MODEL: PREMIUM SIT-TO-STAND DESK ($599)

  • Width: 72 in (1828 mm) 
  • Depth: 30 in (762 mm) 
  • Extreme spacious desk space: 2170 square inches 
  • Frame color options: Black, white and grey 
  • Top color options: Oak, veneer, black and white 
  • Shipping: $199 (US) / $399 (International) 

 360° Premium Aluminum Monitor Arm - Single Monitor ($49)

  • Matching colors with desk frame: black, white, and grey 
  • 2 easy setup options: clamp-on or bolt-through 
  • Large monitor size range: 18" - 28" 
  • Large weight load: 20 lbs 
  • Built-in cable organization clips 
  • Shipping: $19 (US) / $39 (International)

360° Premium Aluminum Monitor Arm - Dual Monitor ($99)

  • Matching colors with desk frame: black, white, and grey 
  • 2 easy setup options: clamp-on or bolt-through 
  • Large monitor size range: 18" - 28" 
  • Large weight load: 20 lbs 
  • Built-in cable organization clips 
  • Shipping: $29 (US) / $59 (International)

Risks and challenges

Autonomous Desk is almost complete. All desks shown on our Kickstarter campaign and in the product video were built on our production line. We’re currently running a small batch of 200 desks that are ready to ship in July.

1. Inventory risk: We're running only a small batch of 200 desks prior to the campaign. We don't know yet what the interest level from Kickstarter backers is yet. Throughout the campaign, we'll monitor the number of orders closely and adjust our production as quickly as possible.

2. Supply chain risk: While we're confident that we have everything under control. However, component delays and unexpected shortages can occur. If this happens, we’ll be sure to keep you informed and work to quickly solve the problem.

3. International shipping: We'd love to send Autonomous Desks all over the world, but shipping this heavy, large desk is pricey. When shipping to certain countries or areas, it could cost substantially more than what we anticipated. When this happens, if the cost difference is high, we'll need your help to pay additional shipping.

4. Long Beach port congestion: It's been a problem at the Long Beach port that delays a number of our shipments from 1-4 weeks. The situation at the port is getting better and we haven't seen any lengthy delay yet. But this is a risk that may delay our shipment to you. We'll monitor all of our shipments closely and let you know immediately if there is a delay.

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    MAKER & HACKER MODEL: FRAME ONLY

    Get the frame only (no top) to pair with your own table top and save on shipping. The frame can be extended from 42" to 74" to accomodate various top sizes. It can handle up to 350 lbs. Memory pad and height motors are included.

    Order now to get it in July 2015. Shipping is $49 (U.S.) and $149 (international) for these 60-pound steel frame.

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    BASIC MODEL

    Autonomous Desk (Basic Model) is the most affordable premium standing desk. If you want a top-quality standing desk without all the AI features, this is the perfect desk for you.

    Order now to get it in July 2015. Shipping is $99 (U.S.) and $299 (international) for these huge 120-pound desks.

    WHAT'S SPECIAL? An easy-to-use memory pad that remembers up to 4 different heights. With the tap of a button, the desk will move to your preferred height.

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    DELUXE MODEL: EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Autonomous Desk (Deluxe Model) is the world's best sit-to-stand office desk. If you want the 21st century office desk with awesome accessories, this is the perfect desk for you.

    Order now to get it in September 2015. Shipping is $99 (U.S.) and $299 (international) for these huge 120-pound desks.

    WHAT'S SPECIAL?
    - Wireless charging pad
    - USB charger
    - HD speaker
    - Bag & key hangers
    - Memory pad

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    X-LARGE MODEL

    At 72" x 30", Autonomous Desk (X-Large Model) is the most affordable and the largest premium standing desk. If you want a large top-quality standing desk without all the AI features, this is the perfect desk for you.

    Order now to get it in September 2015. Shipping is $199 (U.S.) and $399 (international) for these oversized 120-pound desks.

    WHAT'S SPECIAL? It's spacious. At 72" x 30", you'll get the most desk real estate to be more productive.

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    SMART MODEL

    Autonomous Desk (Smart Model) is the smartest office desk — powered by AI.

    Order now to get it in September 2015. Shipping is $99 (U.S.) and $299 (international) for these huge 120-pound desks.

    WHAT'S SPECIAL?
    - Voice-activated personal assistant
    - Connected office automation
    - Wireless charger
    - USB charger
    - HD speaker
    - Bag & key hangers
    - Memory pad
    - Companion iOS & Android apps

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