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The device - a pair of foldable $ 250 aluminum legs attached to a pad that snaps around the back of a carrier - turns almost any piece of solid ground into a chair using two collapsible legs protruding from the harness

Bionic portable chair attached to the back of users and allowing them to sit almost anywhere, raises $ 143,000 in crowdfunding but distributes the internet

  • Two folding aluminum legs are clamped to a pad that is attached to your rear
  • Device costs $ 250 and is designed to improve posture and comfort
  • The company, named Lex, has raised more than $ 143,000 in funds through Kickstarter
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A & # 39; portable chair & # 39; takes a low-tech approach to being difficult and irritating the internet at the same time.

Lex, as the device is called, is described by his inventors, Astride Bionix, as a type of exoskeleton designed to improve posture and comfort.

The device – a pair of foldable $ 250 aluminum legs attached to a cushion snapped around the back of a carrier – turns almost any piece of solid ground into a chair using two folding legs protruding from the harness.

The device - a pair of foldable $ 250 aluminum legs attached to a pad that snaps around the back of a carrier - turns almost any piece of solid ground into a chair using two collapsible legs protruding from the harness

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The device – a pair of foldable $ 250 aluminum legs attached to a pad that snaps around the back of a carrier – turns almost any piece of solid ground into a chair using two collapsible legs protruding from the harness

WHAT IS THE & # 39; PORTABLE CHAIR & # 39; FROM ASTRIDE BIONIX?

Lex – a pair of folding $ 250 aluminum legs attached to a pad that snaps around the back of a carrier – turns almost any piece of solid ground into a chair with the help of two folding legs protruding from the harness.

Astride Bionix says that Lex can function as a means to reduce the physical stress of carting around large backpacks or other bags that often cause back pain and back pain.

Examples from the company's product video show carriers who are resting their legs in all kinds of scenarios – some are waiting for public transport, enjoying a nice view from a bridge and even working at a communal table in an office environment.

Although Lex may sound more like a gag than a real product, it already has an initial $ 50,000 target Kick starter campaign, which raised $ 143,000.

& # 39; Almost everyone has a bad posture, felt tired during long commute and was heavily burdened by heavy backpacks. These physical problems are annoying, always present and cannot be solved by smartphone applications or digital gadgets, "the company writes in its Kickstarter.

& # 39; The LEX is a bionic wearable that improves posture, comfort and life. It is designed to relax you everywhere with a perfect sitting position and to protect your shoulders while on the move by making the backpack feel almost weightless. & # 39;

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Apart from the obvious applications such as sitting, Astride Bionix says that Lex can function as a means to reduce the physical stress of carting around large backpacks or other bags that often cause back pain and back pain.

Lex comes up with what the company a & # 39; load distribution module & # 39; which is essentially a small platform on which one can let their bag rest.

As noted by The Guardian, resolving back pain is one of the most obvious uses of Lex, given the medical resources that are allocated each year to the treatment of chronic pain in people.

Lex managed to put Twitter users in a row after a tweet from Tech Insider sent the device viral.

Users quickly began to dissect Lex and how useful the product would be in a more practical environment.

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& # 39; I like how dude can sit to wait for the bus, but as soon as he gets on the bus, he will have to stand. Beautiful things here & # 39 ;, wrote on users.

Another commented that a realistic demonstration of the device would be the user's [moving] ordinary chairs anywhere & never [to] to the bathroom & # 39 ;.

Potential benefits for a person's attitude were not enough to convince many users that Lex was a worthy way to spend their hard-earned money.

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In addition to the drawbacks indicated by Twitter in response to the Tech Insider tweet – the most important among them, the fact that the device could get in the way when it tries to sit in places where there are already seats – Lex presents yet another aesthetic problem: it looks pretty stupid.

Users soon noticed that Lex would probably provoke the giggles of others in public.

& # 39; Do you enjoy being laughed at and laughed at everywhere? Then this product is great! ", Said a Twitter user.

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