Hotel's mysterious clock feature sets off alarms
BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | A new Financial District hotel has plans to use its top floors as an illuminated watch as a floor will be lit every hour — and nearby residents are not happy. The 24-story Hotel Indigo at 8-12 Maiden Lane, between Broadway ...
April 9, 2015
This alarm clock showers you with targeted beams of light and sound
According to the company, Wakē uses its white LED light to “gently illuminate the area around your face” while a parametric speaker delivers an almost laser-like beam of sound. The light-and-sound show starts off nice and slow, gradually crescendoing ...
April 8, 2015
Light tunes up: Zedcon's strip of LED lights sync with your music
Do you dread your alarm clock's monotone buzz every morning? Expected to ship this August, the Berlin, German-based development team still needs to illuminate more backers on its Indiegogo campaign, as it's met $3,500 of its $50,000 goal. Act now ...
April 9, 2015
Wake 'personal sunrise' alarm uses beams of light and sound to wake you up
The alarm clock, called Wakē (pictured) rouses individuals from their slumber one at a time using a focused beam of light and sound. The wall-mounted device creates a 'personal sunrise' and emits focused ultrasonic waves to wake up each person in bed ...
April 6, 2015
Light bulb moments
Now they're learning that eco-bulbs aren't so eco after all, but the clock cannot be turned back. While we await further developments with Coelux, and next-generation innovation As we move further into a world of LED lighting and other types of ...
April 10, 2015
Rich Warren: Grace Mondo radio is the way to go
Plug it in and it suddenly differentiates itself from an ordinary radio when its 3.5-inch square colorful backlit LCD screen illuminates, displaying a dozen icons. The clock radio portion with five alarms and snooze alarm works like any good clock ...
April 9, 2015
The Apple Watch: Half Computer, Half Jewelry, Mostly Magical
We, the people, have made it clear that we don't want smartwatches. They, the watches, have been available for over a year, courtesy of titans like Google, Samsung, and LG. But so far, the only wrists bearing them belong to former members of high ...
April 8, 2015
It’s only been on the market since late June, but Chill Clock, a new LED-lighted alarm clock “One night I dreamt that this clock lit up on a wall at a party. I scribbled on my journal next to me when I woke up, and I made a prototype the next The new Amtrak station in Grand Rapids features two illuminated public clocks and neon art to neon signage and neon clocks. Around 1988, they registered the trade name Lumichron and began producing indoor wall clocks, but there were also some outdoor One problem mars the landscape: The park is beneath the harsh cinderblock wall of a parking ramp the city was kicked off... Eight thousand lighted balloons Netanyahu’s difference of opinion with Mossad brings to mind the 2010 occasion when Sky’s Adam Boulton, exhausted from round-the-clock coverage of the in which Rozanne illuminated a BBC fly-on-the-wall documentary... This is a great historic–turned-modern space, with polished concrete floors in that sexy Venetian red, those super sleek Italian arm chairs, and a beautiful Asian style wall clock – we think in each room is an illuminated image of internal watch...
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