How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? Tired? Groggy? Angry? A New Awakening creates a pleasant waking experience through ubiquitous and ambient technology. Technology such as as the Arduino Lilypad and Phillips Light technology were an inspiration.
User research conveyed that there is no room for more clutter in the bedroom. Think about your nightstand; is there any room left on it? Nightstands are full of lamps, books, cell phones, glasses of water, or a pair of glasses, white noise machines and alarm clocks. Couples often have different schedules and effect each others sleep by various alarm clocks or by hitting snooze multiple times.
Vibe It is one of three designs created for this design space. It focuses on temperature and vibrations, and the possibility of creating patterns that effect user movement.