Ario Smart Lamp Wants To Help You Sleep (And Wake Up) Better


There are plenty of smart lighting systems out there that let you change light colors and dim with just your smartphone (or even your voice), but a freshly Kickstarted product called the Ario is a smart lighting system that works to benefit your health.

The Ario mimics the natural light of the sun as it passes overhead each day, generating bright blue light in the morning and warmer amber light in the evening.

Ario cofounder and CEO Brian Hoskins explained that blue light aids in the production of cortisol, which is important to giving the human body energy in the morning, and red light aids in the production of sleep-inducing melatonin.

Hoskins said that the vast majority of Americans spend more than 8 hours a day under unnatural light, which can throw off the body’s internal…

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