Humans are researching to make others life easier, it’s time for the invention to actually get people out of bed.
Leaving the comfort of the bed, especially when that snooze button on your alarm clock or smartphone is easy to push is much harder, a solution to this problem is presented by Ruggie which is alarm clock which force sleepy peoples physically get out of bed to shut it off – there is no snooze button.
The alarm will only shut off if you rest both of your feet on its memory foam padding for a full three seconds, which means you have to physically get out of bed in order to deactivate the annoying beep. And there’s no snoozing, so simply tapping the alarm won’t work.
Additionally, once you’re out of bed and the alarm is off, the rug will play customizable speeches or funny sayings to make it worthwhile. Or maybe just encouragement to not get back into bed.
The Ruggie is currently raising funding on Kickstarter, and has already surpassed its goal of $36,113 with 54 days to go. At the time of writing, Ruggie has already raised $42,000.
Backing starts at $59, but the company plans to sell the unit at retail for $99.