Sleep mask uses virtual sunrise to wake you up on time

Somehow some of the simplest solutions to our most persistent problems, like getting a good night's sleep, have remain unsolved until enterprising geeks started putting their thinking caps on and making their way to Kickstarter to present their concepts and turn them into reality.

Designed by Taylor Franklin Hide, the LUMI Mask is a sleep mask that helps you wake up on time without jarring alarm clock sounds, but with a gentle simulated sunrise lighting effect embedded in the mask. Before going to bed you simply set the mask to the time you want to wake up and the mask will gradually brighten as your scheduled time approaches. What began as a great idea proposed on the fundraising website has turned into a real product that you can buy for just $73.95 here, you can see the LUMI Mask in action the video below.

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