A New Look Connects Xybix to an Ever-Connected, Health-Conscious World

Posted by Barry Carson on Jul 6, 2021 8:09:16 AM

June 2021 marks the 30th year in business here at Xybix. The Carson family founded Xybix with the goal of enhancing the health and productivity of our valuable dispatch, command & control and healthcare workers with our ergonomic consoles. We’re proud to say that we’re continually meeting that goal while moving the goalposts to provide even better products to our customers. And we’re also proud that we’ve been able to provide so many stable jobs through the design, engineering and manufacturing of our high-quality, made-in-the USA products.

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Topics: Design, Healthcare, Detailed Overview, Dispatch, Command Centers, Fun & Morale

Boost Morale with a Mini-Makeover

Posted by Trevor Parson on Mar 15, 2021 1:56:43 PM

 

 

Pop quiz: What are McDonald’s colors? Red and yellow. Two colors that just happen to increase appetite. Plus, yellow makes us happy. What franchisee doesn’t want hungry and happy humans ready to order up Big Macs and Happy Meals? Like Mickey D’s, we all can benefit from applying a little color psychology to our surroundings.

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

Kenny Goes Columbo with Ergo Quick Fixes

Posted by Ken Carson on Mar 5, 2021 10:29:29 AM

 

 

I’ve been known to bore friends at the bar with talk of ergonomics. What can I say—I’m passionate about it. I know the height of the bar is wrong for the bartender’s lower back. I know the waiter’s hands must hurt from the position of the keyboard for entering orders. But when my friends need help with ergonomics, they know where to turn.

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

7 Ways to Prevent Digital Eye Strain

Posted by Doug Herman on Feb 3, 2021 1:03:16 PM

 

 

Like all of us struggling through pandemic, I’ve done my share of doom scrolling and Netflix bingeing on top of being glued to a computer screen all day. By 4 p.m. every day, my eyes have had it. Digital Eye Strain sets in with tears, light sensitivity, double vision and a slight headache. I feel tired, uninspired and prone to making mistakes.

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

Resurrecting Your Resolutions after Quitter’s Day

Posted by Ken Carson on Jan 25, 2021 8:59:57 AM

 

 

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

Burn off Pandemic Pounds with a Desk Treadmill or Bike

Posted by Doug Herman on Jan 4, 2021 7:55:46 AM

 

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Topics: Employee Health, Accessories, Fun & Morale, Brief Overview

Beyond the Blocks: How architects and technical furniture vendors can partner on productive, healthy workspaces

Posted by Ken Carson on Dec 7, 2020 4:47:41 PM

 

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Topics: Design, Fun & Morale, Pre-Planning, Architecture

Happy Halloween from Xybix! Share Your Mask Selfie for a Free Gift

Posted by Ken Carson on Oct 26, 2020 1:21:17 PM

 

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Topics: About Xybix, Fun & Morale, Featuring a Video or Photo Gallery

When Your New Toolbelt is a Desk: Coming in from the Field with Leg Clearance & Posture

Posted by Ken Carson on Oct 15, 2020 12:46:43 PM

 

 


Out in the field, in extreme temperatures, at risk every day, you dream of a cushy desk job. But you’ve seen Office Space, right? Are you just trading in your toolbelt for a TPS report?

It doesn’t have to be that way. When you make the transition from the field to a utility control center or dispatch center, your office and desk can be just as comfortable as your coveralls, turnout gear or climbing gear. Read on for 6 tips from people who’ve successfully made the switch!

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Features, Healthcare, Pricing, Dispatch, Utilities, Transportation, & Casinos, Fun & Morale

Man vs. Machine: Great Designs Come from Great Designers

Posted by Ken Carson on Aug 4, 2020 11:36:13 AM

 

 

Back in 1996, chess champion Garry Kasparov beat IBM’s Deep Blue chess-playing machine and we thought it was a triumph of humanity over technology. And then, a year later, Deep Blue wins. Could the world of The Terminator be coming true?

 

The reality is that humans were behind the artificial intelligence (AI) that allowed Deep Blue to win. And I see that in our work here at Xybix every day. The artificial intelligence from our technologies helps our ASID-affiliated interior designers communicate, but it’s their experience and creativity that brings your vision to life. It’s the human element that allows us to design workspaces that are functional, efficient and inspiring.

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Topics: Design, Features, Fun & Morale, Pre-Planning, Architecture