Posted: November 8th, 2013 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: REBLOG, Renovation Planning | Tags: Crowd Source Funding, Crowd Sourcing, Digital Alarm Clock, Favourite New Idea, kickstarter, web-based ALARMclock | Comments Off on ALARMclock Waking You to Stark Reality
Waking each day is like starting anew, bouncing out of bed to the wondrous thoughts of what the world might bring. Or perhaps a push is required? alarmclock might jus be what you need to put the bounce back in your daily waking routine.
Imagine waking to the news of how much you’d spent the previous day – shoes cost right – or how far the financial markets had slipped the previous session. All streamed securely straight from your bank or broker, clever boffins huh?
Not that I want to focus on the downsides of getting out of bed but, this stylish little box can also tell you how many days you’ve got left on earth – not astronaughtishly – as in days left until death. K! I’m going back to bed…
Clearly i’m taking the wrong angle on this, alarmclock was designed to motivate, whatever does it for you, whatever puts the spring in your pre-coffee step. the gadget is currently on Kickstarter, you can help fund the project by buying a unit. $US85 or $105 for international buyers :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 22nd, 2012 | Author: The Technoid | Filed under: Technoid Computer News, Technoid Gadget News, Übergadget | Tags: Crowd Source Funding, Crowd Sourcing, Digital Alarm Clock, kickstarter, Paul Sammut, Ramos Alarm Clock | Comments Off on Ramos Alarm Clock Makes You Get Up And Enter A Code On A Wall Keypad To Turn It OFF
While there are still some who, at the mention of the alarm clock, might think of a small, spring-driven, mechanical device topped by a couple of bells with a hammer between them, my generation would probably envision a digital clock radio.
Recently, designers have come up with more and more ingenious ways to get us out of bed – such as a clock with wheels that runs away at the appointed hour with buzzer sounding, or a 113dB sonic boom skull that also shakes the bed until you switch it off.
The Ramos Alarm Clock from Paul Sammut is another design aimed at the dedicated snoozer who can usually find a way to prolong the warmth and comfort under the covers. The clock is wirelessly linked to a separate Defuse Panel located in another room, such as the bathroom, and a code will need to be correctly entered to silence the buzzer.
Currently awaiting crowd-source funding on Kickstarter, the Ramos alarm clock is aiming to hit the market in three flavors. The first is the LED Ramos, which is housed in sustainably-harvested birch, has an electronic buzzer sound and features an internal antenna. It’s wirelessly paired with a Defuse Panel that’s powered by a 9-volt battery. Backers are being asked to pledge US$160 for this model.