Feeds

Doc develops RSI-reducing rolling mouse

The secret is in the tilt

Business security measures using SSL

Could this mouse reduce your risk of developing repetitive strain injury? Creator SmartFish thinks so.

SmartFish ErgoMotion Mouse

SmartFish's ErgoMotion Mouse is essentially a standard mouse mounted on top of a tilt-and-pivot joint and a baseplate. The idea: as you steer the rodent around, your hand rolls and pitches rather than remain flat.

“When using a static mouse, the hand, wrist and arm are confined to a fixed position that limits natural movements,” said Dr. Jack Atzmon, SmartFish's President and CEO, and a former chiropractor.

SmartFish ErgoMotion Mouse

By contrast, he said, the ErgoMotion Mouse ensures hand and arm movement that are fluid, comfortable and don't put any extra strain on muscles and tendons. The mouse will "move with your natural hand and wrist positions, adapting to your unique movements while you work".

The laser-tracked 800dpi mouse connects wirelessly using a 2.4GHz radio built into an ultra-compact USB dongle. The rodent provides the usual left and right buttons, and included a four-way scroll wheel.

SmartFish ErgoMotion Mouse

The design, said SmartFish, is as good for left-handed users as it is for dextrous ones.

Available now, the ErgoMotion Mouse costs $50 (£32). SmartFish said it will ship to UK-based buyers. ®

New hybrid storage solutions

More from The Register

next story
Half a BILLION in the making: Bungie's Destiny reviewed
It feels very familiar - but it's still good
Apple's big bang: iPhone 6, ANOTHER iPhone 6 Plus and WATCH OUT
Let's >sigh< see what Cupertino has been up to for the past year
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
A SCORCHIO fatboy SSD: Samsung SSD850 PRO 3D V-NAND
4Gb/s speeds on a consumer drive, anyone?
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Get your Indian Landfill Android One handsets - they're only SIXTY QUID
Cheap and deafening mobes for the subcontinental masses
Apple's SNEAKY plan: COPY ANDROID. Hello iPhone 6, Watch
Sizes, prices and all – but not for the wrist-o-puter
prev story

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.