With a Kickstarter campaign launching today, the app-enabled alarm clock/speaker includes Spotify, Uber integration, smart home controls, traffic and weather reports, charging, and more. It’s goal is to ensure that you not only wake up refreshed but in control of your first things first, all from the comfort of your bedside.
Essentially a take on iHome for your smartphone, Beddi is described in a press release as “the ultimate bedside companion,” and operates much like a multi-functional personal assistant that lives on your nightstand. With the push of a button, you can check the day’s traffic, request an Uber, turn on your coffee pot, or talk to Siri about the weather and your day’s calendar. On the flip side of things, when you’re winding down for the day, Beddi can generate white noise, emit mood lighting, and charge all your mobile devices, all from its sleekly designed docking station.
Beddi also boasts IoT connectivity, which means a “programmable button allows users to connect and control other smart home devices such as Nest, Lifx, Philips Hue and WeMo Switch.” So not only is this alarm clock smart-home ready, it’s practically itching for the honor of becoming your master remote control for your entire living space.
“Waking up is half the battle. Beddi helps you get out of bed and start your day on a positive note,” says Witti CEO, Alfred Wong. “As smartphones replace traditional alarm clocks, Beddi combines the functionality and flexibility of a smartphone with the added benefits of smart home control right from your nightstand.”
Compatible with iPhone 5s and newer, Beddi weighs in at less than one pound and makes use of Bluetooth Classic to play sounds and your playlists, and Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 to connect to your phone. As an early bird special, Beddi is being offered to Kickstarter backers for $50, half the asking price of $99.99.
So do yourself a favor — get a Beddi, and wake up on the right side of the bed.