If you despise being woken up by an alarm clock that buzzes, beeps or plays music you don’t even like, Sensorwake has the answer. It created an olfactory alarm-clock that gradually awakens you from your slumber using pleasant and enjoyable scents.
It allows you to set your alarm and then insert a recyclable capsule inside that means you’ll wake up to one of your favourite smells. When the team behind Sensorwake tested their product – made available thanks to a Kick Starter campaign – they found 99 per cent of people woke up within about two minutes. (In case you’re in the one percentage of those that didn’t wake up, Sensorwake also has a backup with sounds)
When it comes to choosing the scents you’d like to wake up to, the range seems to have something for everybody: espresso, toast, chocolate, lush jungle, peppermint, grass, croissant and even a seaside smell. The capsules can be used as many as 30 times before you need to replace them. (The packs sell for around $15 while the alarm clock sells for $109 and includes a free ‘toast’ capsule).
More than $US 200,000 was raised during the company’s Kickstarter campaign. Founder Guillaume Rolland said in a press release, “Human beings were not meant to wake up with iPhone alarms.”
Find out more information on Sensorwake website.