Marta Nowak is 2019 Google Fellow / by AN.ONYMOUS

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Marta Nowak is a recipient of Google 2019 R+D Fellowship. Her work focuses on developing robotic furniture for office environments. Through the use of intelligent furniture the project seeks to optimize the workspace in order to create productive and healthy work environments. By implementing robotic office furniture that navigates the space through the use of machine vision, object recognition and path planning, the device would have an ability to accommodate people's changing needs, adopt to new team arrangements and different work styles. The transformable furniture would allow employees to go from focused individual work to teamwork/collaborative brainstorming while eliminating noise pollution, visual distraction and creating minimum impact for their neighbor.