A Chiropractor Judged Our Workplace Sitting Positions & Postures

I took a brief look around my office today and it hit me in the face: many of my colleagues sat in ways their mothers would not be proud of. Let’s just say, they looked like slobs. One colleague was even leaning so far back it looked like he was entering light-speed. Can’t blame us though, we spend about 8 hours a day every day, hunched in front of our computer screens, and as modern office workers, we’re not alone. We’d likely have developed ways of sitting that are comfortable to us, but may not be good in the long term. But that’s all conjecture, which is why I got an expert on my side. I snapped some shots of my colleagues and sent the pictures to Dr Dansen Wong, a chiropractor and owner of Bangsar Chiropractic located in Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar. The big question? I wanted to know what are the issues that we may have in the future if we continued treating our bodies like floppy bean bags, and also, a quick “help us, what can we do better?”. Disclaimer: Dr Dansen Wong and his clinic are not affiliated with any of the products or brands listed below. He is merely acting as an advisor to tell us about our seating positions and what are the negative effects. Dr Dansen’s Thoughts...

Appear TV Expands Compression Capabilities for Its X Platform at ANGA COM 2019

COLOGNE, GERMANY, MAY 30, 2019 – Appear TV, a leading provider of next-generation high-quality video processing platforms for broadcast and streaming, will showcase its latest UHD broadcast and OTT transcoder portfolio for its X platform at ANGA COM (Stand G-11). “Transcoders are essential for broadcasters or operators looking to provide high-quality content, while keeping bitrates to a minimum,” says Carl Walter Holst, CEO, Appear TV. “Linear distribution or OTT, live or file, on-premise or cloud – Appear TV has a solution that will fit your needs. Appear provides transcoding tools to fit various workflows with an exceptional customer experience across all devices.” Appear TV’s new X-Series transcoder complements its XC platform transcoder and its software-based video compression tools, providing transcoders that fit any task or deployment. Utilizing the power of software defined hardware, the X platform transcoder runs on Appear’s reprogrammable compression module, allowing the hardware to be configured as an encoder, decoder or transcoder. The X platform transcoder features support transcoding up to 2 full UHD or 8 HD channels per module. This enables transcoding of up to 12...