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Personal control sharing information in a collaborative workplace

A content sharing device for use in controlling content replicated from a video source device on a large common display screen, the content sharing device comprising a housing, a processor supported by the housing, at least first and second control buttons supported by the housing and linked to the processor,... Steelcase Inc

Compliant seating structure

A seating structure includes a shell having a central portion, opposite outer peripheral edges laterally spaced from opposite sides of the central portion, and at least one biasing array disposed between each of the opposite sides of the central portion and a respective outer peripheral edge. Each of the biasing... Steelcase Inc

Office systems with shape memory materials

A seating structure includes a body support member having laterally spaced opposite sides and longitudinally spaced ends. The body support member has a curvature in least one of the lateral and longitudinal directions, wherein the curvature is changeable between at least first and second configurations. The body support member includes... Steelcase Inc

Partition assembly

An office work system includes a first and second table assemblies each including a first work surface having first and second ends, and leg arrangements coupled to the work surfaces and configured to support the work surfaces above a floor surface, a beam arrangement that includes an upwardly-facing surface, a... Steelcase Inc

Partition assembly

A partition assembly for subdividing a floor plan area that includes a beam assembly including a beam member including an upper wall, a pair of side walls, a bottom wall, first and second ends, and a pair of channels extending between the first and second ends, each of the channels... Steelcase Inc

Chair assembly with upholstery covering

A chair back assembly includes a substantially rigid back frame assembly, a back shell member operably supported by the back frame assembly and including a laterally extending top portion, a laterally extending bottom portion and a pair of longitudinally extending side portion extending between the top portion and the bottom... Steelcase Inc

Seating arrangement

A seating arrangement includes a seat arrangement that includes first, second, third and fourth link members coupled to one another, a back arrangement movable between an upright position and a reclined position and coupled to the seat arrangement such that the first link member moves between forward and rearward positions... Steelcase Inc

Sound detection and alert system for a workspace

An alert system for generating a signal indicating at least one aspect of sound within a workspace environment, the system comprising at least a first sensor positioned one of within and proximate a workspace, the at least a first sensor sensing at least one aspect of sound generated within the... Steelcase Inc

Seating arrangement

A seating arrangement includes a back frame that includes a top portion, a bottom portion, and a pair of side portions that cooperate to define an opening, wherein at least one of the top portion, the bottom portion and the side portions include a longitudinally extending channel, a back shell... Steelcase Inc

Smart locker

A smart locker includes electronics to operate a user interface, including a keypad, and to receive user commands via the keypad to lock or unlock the smart locker with an electronic lock. The smart locker also receives primary input power and provides direct charging power and wireless charging power for... Steelcase Inc

Multi-tiered workstation assembly

A multi-tiered work arrangement includes stacked horizontal planar surfaces that have footprints that enable stacking of the planar surfaces to provide work surfaces that are easily accessible to a user in both a sitting and a standing position. A first work surface can have a wide end and a narrow... Steelcase Inc

Table and lectern furniture system

A table assembly comprising a top member forming a substantially flat top surface circumscribed by an outer edge and at least a first leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a... Steelcase Inc

Reconfigurable conference table

A reconfigurable conference table includes an annulus shaped worksurface having radially spaced inner and outer peripheral edges. The inner peripheral edge defines a center opening having a center axis. The worksurface is moveable between a contracted configuration and an expanded configuration. The worksurface may include at least three sectors supported... Steelcase Inc

Work and discussion space

A work and discussion space includes two installation blocks that are positioned opposite one another. Each installation block accommodates two people and includes a vertical partitioning structure, two seats positioned against the vertical structure and separated by at least one module for storing professional and/or personal accessories, and a work... Steelcase Inc

Method and system for facilitating collaboration sessions

A method and system for facilitating a collaboration session among a plurality of conferees, each conferee using a distinct interface device that includes a distinct display screen, the interface devices including at least a first interface device including a first display screen used by a first conferee, the method comprising... Steelcase Inc

Chair assembly

A method of assembling a chair component includes providing a first chair member adapted to support a user and that includes forwardly and a rearwardly-facing surfaced, wherein the first chair member further includes at least one raised portion extending rearwardly from the rear surface, wrapping a cover member about a... Steelcase Inc

Chair assembly with upholstery covering

A seating unit component assembly comprises a support component that includes a first surface adapted to abut a seated user, a second surface opposite the first surface, a first end surface, a second end surface opposite the first end surface, and a pair of side surfaces extending between the first... Steelcase Inc

Acoustic panel for partition wall assembly

An office partition system including a partition frame having front and rear sides. Front and rear transparent sheet material is disposed on the front and rear sides of the partition frame, respectively. Horizontally and vertically extending dividers are disposed between the front and rear transparent sheet material to define a... Steelcase Inc

Floor power distribution system

A connection arrangement for a floor power distribution system is provided herein. The connection arrangement includes a hub arrangement having a hub housing and an electrical connector. The hub housing is configured to abut a floor. The connection arrangement also includes a door module having a lower portion configured to... Steelcase Inc

Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith

A content sharing system for sharing content among attendees comprising a communication network, a first content sharing configuration including at least a first large common display screen having at least a first display surface, a first processor and a first interface, a second content sharing configuration including at least a... Steelcase Inc

Conforming back for a seating unit

According to the present invention a back for a seating unit is provided. The back comprises a plurality of flexible finger elements. Each of the plurality of flexible finger elements has a distal end. The back further comprises a retainer connecting at least two of the flexible finger elements proximate... Steelcase Inc

Worksurface assembly, body support member having a worksurface and the use and assembly thereof

A worksurface assembly includes a support having a first mounting portion defining a first pivot axis and a second mounting portion defining a second pivot axis, with the second mounting portion spaced above the first mounting portion. The first and second pivot axes are spaced apart. A pivot member is... Steelcase Inc

Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith

A system and method for content collaboration, the system comprising a first collaboration configuration including at least a first display having a first display surface, a second collaboration configuration including a least a second display having a second display surface, a processor maintaining a session dataset including a plurality of... Steelcase Inc

Environment optimization for space based on presence and activities

A method for facilitating space experiences for at least a first space user and for at least first and second different spaces, the method comprising the steps of storing first and second space experience specifications for the first and second different spaces, respectively, wherein the first and second space experience... Steelcase Inc

Lounge assemblies for supporting portable electronic devices

A lounge assembly for supporting a portable electronic device having a display screen in a viewable position, the assembly including a base, a hood including a wall structure that includes an internal surface that forms a substantially downwardly opening cavity, the cavity including a front portion and a rear portion,... Steelcase Inc

Device for fixing a frame in a through-orifice in a panel

A device for fixing a frame in a through-hole extending between two opposite faces of a panel the frame including a peripheral wall having an upper and lower edges and configured to cover a structure of the panel delimiting the through-hole the upper edge including an edge configured to rest... Steelcase Inc

Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith

A distributed digital content collaboration method and system, the method comprising the steps of storing collaboration session data for at least one collaboration session, the collaboration data including data objects displayable on display surfaces, identifying unused display surfaces associated a collaboration system, sending display identifiers to at least a subset... Steelcase Inc

Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith

A method and assembly for sharing information in a conference space, the assembly comprising a display configuration including presentation surface area juxtaposed within the conference space for viewing by an audience, the surface area including at least first and second adjacent presentation sub-spaces, a processor programmed to perform the steps... Steelcase Inc

Chair upholstery attachment and method

A method of constructing a seating arrangement that includes providing a first chair structure comprising a first polymeric material having a first surface and a second surface, the first chair structure including at least one attachment area, providing a second chair structure, locating the second chair structure proximate the first... Steelcase Inc

Work and videoconference assembly

A monitor support assembly comprising a base designed to rest on an ambient floor surface, the base having a rear end, an upright frame structure mounted to and extending vertically upward from the base spaced forward of the rear end, the frame structure including first and second vertical members and... Steelcase Inc

Table construction

A leg assembly for a table includes an elongated body portion having a wireway extending along a length of the body portion and configured to receive electrical power and communication lines therein, one or more wire retaining assemblies located within the wireway of the body portion, each of the one... Steelcase Inc

Floor-to-ceiling partition wall assembly

A method of installing a panel member on a frame assembly includes the steps of providing a panel member having inner and outer surfaces and providing one or more positioning assemblies on the inner surface of the panel. The positioning assemblies each having an adjustable positioning member adapted to engage... Steelcase Inc

Chair back mechanism and control assembly

A chair assembly includes a seat support structure, a back support structure, a back tensioning assembly adjustable between low and high tension positions, an actuator assembly adapted to adjust the back tensioning assembly between the low and high tension positions, a control input assembly actuable by rotating the portion of... Steelcase Inc

Spring assembly

A method of assembling a spring inside of a tube includes providing a coil spring and a tube having a first retaining structure at a first end of the tube. The method includes positioning a rod in the tube. The spring is positioned in the tube, and a second retaining... Steelcase Inc

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