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2019 / Illumination / Interactive Lighting Projects / Student


  • Prizes
    Silver in Illumination/Interactive Lighting Projects
  • Lead Designer
    Kevin Cook
  • Project Link
  • University
    School of Visual Arts

Irregular sleep contributes to disparities in children's health, school, and behavioral outcomes. Roger is a product that gets children to bed on time by releasing pre-recorded bedtime stories at a specified time. Like a reverse alarm clock, Roger will sound for a 6-minute window before bed. Children start the stories by turning on the light during this window. The excitement of hearing a familiar voice coupled with the urgency to not miss a story gives children an incentive to get to bed at a predictable and reasonable time on their own.

Photo Credit: Kevin Cook