A Japanese company has launched Otegaru to meet people’s telecommuting needs, as the new crown becomes popular and more people work from home,media CNET reported. The soundproofing company Pia Living’s new soundproofing room ensures users can make calls, video conferencing and even play private guitars without worrying about noise pollution.
The Otegaru, which costs 198,000 yen (about 12,794 yuan), uses sound absorption and sound insulation to achieve sound insulation. It is made of corrugated plates and absorbs sound in the medium and low frequency bands using soundproofing tablets and phenolic resins. According to the company, it can reduce noise by about 15 decibels.
Otagaru arrived in pieces and took about an hour to build, weighing 50 kg and nearly 2 meters high. It also has a fan, LED lights and a table in both white and brown colors. It is currently only available in Japan.