When Sony Products Get Weird, the Weird Go Pro

The craziest product of 2011 meet the craziest workstation of 2012. Computer engineer Shigeki Morimoto's desk at social networking company Mixi is a mismatch of pulleys, pipes, and rope all designed to support his Sony HMZ-T1 headset. Or something.


When Morimoto started using the Sony HMZ-T1 headset at work, he quickly discovered that the headset wasn't exactly compatible with his glasses. Morimoto created a work around, which involved him embedded his glasses in the headset.

That wasn't all. Using the headset for long periods of time, Morimoto discovered that the headset pad left a big red mark on his forehead. He tried working while reclined, but that didn't seem to work.

So Morimoto created a system that could support the headset so his head didn't have to bear all the weight. The end result is a bit like the HMZ-T1 itself: brilliant and goofy as hell.

ヘッドマウントディスプレイの衝撃 [Mixi Engineers_Blog via KiraiNet]

When Sony Products Get Weird, the Weird Go Pro

When Sony Products Get Weird, the Weird Go Pro

When Sony Products Get Weird, the Weird Go Pro