USB Couches Provide a Living Room Network

USB Couches Provide a Living Room Network

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Taryn Williford
May 18, 2009

Are your couches geeky enough? The "USB Sofa" is a concept created for OFFF Lisbon 2008, the International Festival for the Post Digital Creation Culture, which looks and functions like a leather couch with the added feature of providing a USB-connected living room network.

Perfect for impromptu study sessions and group project workshops, these couches would find a perfect home in a college student's apartment. Everyone could plug their laptops into one of the seven USB cables that poke out from the couch cushions and everyone will be able to share common files stored on the sofa. Yes, now our furniture has metadata.

In the age we're in now, with WiFi and flash drives, you really don't need a special (read: expensive) sofa to share files. But the novelty of knowing your sofa is geeked out is priceless. And so is that wicked USB symbol decal on the back.

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