Re-Timer helps travelers beat jet lag
It was 2003 and we were all marveling at the LED light glasses, which were newly developed back then, to beat jet lag. After over nine years we see them hit the commercial market as the Re-Timer glasses. These glasses emit a soft green light onto the body, which helps frequent flyers overcome jet lag. Besides this, the glasses also contributes in helping waking up in the morning and increase alertness of shift workers. Basically, the Re-Timer helps adjust the biological clock to the current time by simulating the advantages of sunlight on the wearer. Wearing the Re-Timer for 50 minutes each day, for a period of three days after waking in the morning will help advance the body clock The same shall be done before hitting the bet to delay the body clock.
“Body clocks or circadian rhythms influence the timing of all our sleeping and waking patterns, alertness, performance levels and metabolism,” said Psychologist Professor Leon Lack, the device’s chief inventor. “Photoreceptors in our eyes detect sunlight, signal our brain to be awake and alert, and set our rhythms accordingly. These rhythms vary regularly over a 24-hour cycle. However, this process is often impaired by staying indoors, traveling to other times zones, working irregular hours, or a lack of sunlight during winter months.” The device will cost you $258.