Permanent desks were a popular idea, motors made them more comfortable, and programmable presets to raise and lower them to your preferred height – with a button – are the most comfortable so far. $ 552 and up VertDesk V3 with voice control is taking what should look like the next logical step: it's a voice-activated standing desk that allows iPhone users to move their desk up and down using only their voice as of that count September.  "Hello, Siri, stand up!"
Personally, I do not need this level of comfort. I mean, if I still have to stand up, why not push a button at the same time? But it sounds like I shouldn't sacrifice anything for voice: I could customize two presets for sitting and standing and leave two more presets for a colleague. And VertDesk still has a physical button that I could press if I didn't think to say "Hey Siri, stand up!" Or "Hey Siri, sit down."
One thing seems really useful: an activity assistant that reminds me to stand. Because let's be honest: if you have a desk, how often do you actually stand? Kind of like an Apple Watch, VertDesk can send notifications to my iPhone to remind me to stay a while.
VertDesk V3 claims to be the first voice activated bureau that customers can order online and as far as I can tell, this is true. (There were promises before.) But voice control isn't actually built into the desk; the company offers a Bluetooth control box as an accessory that is only compatible with NewHeights Series 4 VertDesk V3 and RightAngle desks, according to VertDesk manufacturer BOTD.com. If you've seen another manufacturer ̵
If you prefer to add voice control to another company's desk, you may have to do it yourself – and some users have done just that. Here's one example using Alexa's voice assistant on Amazon, and another using Google Assistant.