Soundproofing Goes Transparent iwasemi HX-α Sound Absorbing Panels

Sound absorbing panel is usually made of materials like mineral wool, open cell foam et cetera. Sometimes the panel has a jagged surface too. Whatever materials or surfaces it has, the panel is always opaque. But not this sound-absorbing panel called iwasemi HX-α from Japanese tech company Pixie Dust Technologies (PxDT), though.

This Pod Is A Standing Nap Box For Workers In Japan To Take Nap… Standing

For a country that has some of the longest working hours in the world, Japan sure knows a thing or two about office furniture. However, you’d be surprised, sleep pods like those found in NASA, Samsung, and Google are far from common for a culture where long working hours are expected. Workers have to take …