The Olly Portable Light
Need a portable shot of espresso without the cup?
The Olly portable sunlight solution can provide a similar boost with a small and easy-to-set-up light. Olly, produced by Samsung incubator startup Luple, has been named a 2021 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, providing a helpful human centric lighting solution for regulating our bodies’ Circadian rhythms, an internal clock that tells our bodies when to sleep, when to wake up, and even eat.
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend 90% of their day indoors and not enough time exposing our body to direct sunlight. CNN also reports that LED light — a ubiquitous glow in our daily lives — can potentially be harmful to our eyes in the long-term, and LED light affects the body’s Circadian rhythm.
Here’s where Olly comes in as a solution. The creators of this portable light explain, “We designed Olly to closely mimic sunlight. When compared to the most natural source of light, sunlight, we’ve found that being exposed to Olly’s light will get you a lot closer to the natural pattern of melatonin production as opposed to when only using regular LED light.”
Within three hours, this idea reached its funding goal on Kickstarter with a plan to release their products for shipment in October 2020. Here’s a deeper dive into the product and how it works.
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Luple is a Samsung-backed startup that provides human-centric solutions to help people with their everyday living.
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