David Blecken
Sep 1, 2017

A high-tech Lazy Susan gives personality to a motor maker

Nidec proposes an imaginative solution to those awkward dining moments.

Nidec proposes an imaginative solution to those awkward dining moments.

You probably haven’t heard of Nidec Corporation, but you might have experienced some of its handiwork. The Japanese electric motor maker’s products apparently feature in everything from disk drives to cars.

The company’s latest concept brings IoT to the world of Chinese restaurants. A video presents an ingenious solution for people who are too tactless, clumsy or indeed lazy to manipulate a Lazy Susan by hand.

Nidec’s Smart China Table’ is...

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