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June 16, 2008  |  Technology

Our new intern, Kaley Hymiller started at Orange Element today. She is tops in my book already because she sent me a sweet link to blog about. As you know from reading my earlier post about Kaley, she's way into industrial design. That's why she loved this Gizmodo story about RFID-driven library chairs.

It doesn't look real, but it is. You simply swipe your library card in front of the chairs and like a little puppy they follow you around, waiting for you to want to sit. They do this using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology, but it can best be explained by checking out the video:

Now THAT would be a fun product to brand and market.