LAS VEGAS — Sleep is a precious commodity that every human needs, and a new device promises to help you get it through the power of smell.
Sensorwake has already reached headlines with its quirky alarm clock that releases scents to wake you up, but now the company is trying to do the exact opposite. Oria, unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, is a device that uses two fragrances: one to help you fall asleep and another to help you stay asleep.
The connected device looks sort of like a small humidifier, except instead of releasing vapor, it releases scents that are supposedly designed to help you get a night’s rest. Sensorwake teamed up with the Swiss fragrance and flavor company Givaudan as well as the Clinical Sleep Center at Loughborough University to develop the patented smells. Read more…