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Multi-Sensory Alarm

Alarms use different methods of waking consumers

Implications - Rather than focusing on noise alone, alarms are now being designed with tactile and vision-related functions in order to better wake consumers. Whether vibrating, emitting refreshing scents or simulating sunlight, these pieces cater to consumers seeking both novelty and practical functionality in their purchase decisions.
Workshop Question - How can your brand combine novelty with practicality in the products/service it offers?
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Featured Examples

Northern Lights-Inspired Clocks
Northern Lights-Inspired Clocks
The 'Aurora' Clock Uses Lighting to Display Time
The Northern Lights can be one of the most beautiful natural phenomena to experience, so the ‘Aurora’ clock aims to bring it into the home for you to enjoy at all times of the day. The... MORE
Scented Sensory Alarms
Scented Sensory Alarms
The Sensorwake Digital Clock Wakes Consumers Up with the Smell of Breakfast
Getting out of bed can be a challenging morning task for many consumers, making the Sensorwake digital clock design an ideal solution. This alarm clock creatively uses sensory and smell to entice... MORE
Vibrating Wrist Alarm Clocks
Vibrating Wrist Alarm Clocks
The 'VibeAlarm' Silent Alarm System Won't Disturb Those Around You
People who sleep with a partner next to them or that share a space with a roommate will often have to deal with waking up when their alarm goes off, so the ‘VibeAlarm’ has been created... MORE
Natural Light Spectrum Chandeliers
Natural Light Spectrum Chandeliers
The 'Ausos' Smart Chandelier Wakes You Up Using Light
Using an alarm clock to wake up in the morning is common practice yet is no less jarring today than it was 50 years ago, so the ‘Ausos’ Smart Chandelier has been designed to offer a... MORE
Multi-Sensory Sleep Systems
Multi-Sensory Sleep Systems
The 'Bifrost' System Ensures You Get Restful Sleep and Wake Refreshed
The ‘Bifrost’ system is designed as a way to get more restful sleep and to wake up refreshed in the morning by offering different types of stimulation to your senses. Working with sight,... MORE
Pixel Animation Alarm Clocks
Pixel Animation Alarm Clocks
This Bluetooth Clock Lets You Create Custom Light-Up Drawings
This Bluetooth clock is described as the future of alarm clocks by Mashable. The Divoom Timebox is a smart portable Bluetooth speaker with a built-in alarm clock. Most notably, it has an impressive... MORE
Sunlight-Simulating Pillows
Sunlight-Simulating Pillows
This Alarm Clock Pillow Comes With 18 Different Built-In Features
This alarm clock pillow simulates natural sunlight to wake you up more gently. It also tracks your sleeping patterns and streams your favorite music. Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the... MORE
Vibrating In-Bed Alarms
Vibrating In-Bed Alarms
The iLuv 'SmartShaker' Bed Alarm Wakes Users with Vibration
Those who are tired of using traditional sound-based alarm clocks will find the iLuv ‘SmartShaker’ bed alarm to be the best alternative out there. The iLuv ‘SmartShaker’... MORE

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