Oregon Scientific unloads at CES: dawn simulating clock, appliance managers and more
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Aside from a solar clock and a new weather station, Oregon Scientific has remained relatively silent since last year’s CES extravaganza. For fans of the brand, we’re fairly certain that you’ll be delighted to hear that said company is back in Vegas this year with a fresh spread to ogle. Getting us warmed up is the $129.99 i.wakeup Sunrise Clock, a February-bound bedroom clock that actually simulates dawn. For those clueless even after that description, the device supposed uses “gentle light to help users wake up naturally without the usual disturbing sounds of a blaring alarm.” A half hour before your (un)desired wake up time, the unit gradually brightens until your room is full of glow, after which you can select an FM radio station to come on and “assist you” with rolling on over. The outfit is also introducing two new Appliance Managers: an advanced wireless version ($79.99) to help users keep an eye on how much energy up to eight appliances are using, and a individual version ($29.99) that keeps tabs on just one. There’s plenty more where this came from, so head on past the break for the full skinny.