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Poly / Bedside alarm clock


Poly is a smartphone controlled alarm clock that aims to help its user to regulate his/her sleeping cycle with a simple and effective way. It is shaped as an icosahedron which has 20 faces. Every morning, a random face keeps blinking with a random sound, until the user finds that face and puts Poly down on it, therefore user does not get used to both the turn off button and waking up sound, resulting him/her to wake up more effectively. Poly can also gently remind the user that it is time to go to bed, in order to get enough sleep. Poly is designed to wake up the user on time without needing a snooze function, which is proved to be unhealthy.


Middle East Technical University

Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

Ahmet Burak Aktas,
Middle East Technical University