UPPKOPPLA Is Custom 3D Printed Gaming Accessories From IKEA and UNYQ

 Uppkoppla 3D printed wrist rest [Source: SolidSmack]
Uppkoppla 3D printed wrist rest [Source: SolidSmack]

Ever since they announced they would be making customized 3D printed chairs for gamers, IKEA has been slowly entering the gaming peripheral market.

Now, in collaboration with UNYQ, a worldwide prosthetic company, and Swedish e-sports company, Area Academy, they are finally working on products which aren’t just meant for setting your bottom on.

Announced by both IKEA and UNYQ, UPPKOPPLA is a 3D printed line of gaming accessories which are custom-made for the players using them. Using a body scan technique developed by UNYQ, the accessories are better-fitted for their users and cause less strain when playing games for hours on end.

 Uppkoppla 3D printed WASD keys [Source: SolidSmack]
Uppkoppla 3D printed WASD keys [Source: SolidSmack]

While this works just fine for normal folks, UNYQ is paying special attention to players with mobility problems and those who experience physical strain from sitting down on a chair all day.

 Uppkoppla 3D printed mous bungee [Source: SolidSmack]
Uppkoppla 3D printed mous bungee [Source: SolidSmack]

Three products are currently being developed for the UPPKOPPLA line: a couple of textured WASD keyboard keys for comfort and ease of use, a wrist brace for your mouse-using hand, and a mouse bungee which keeps wired mouse cords away when you’re shooting some kid in Fortnite (though there doesn’t seem to be a need for body scan technology for the last item).


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