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Elgar Elbert

I hope this isn't being presented as something new.

Deaf people and others with hearing difficulties have used "shakers", that is small vibrators under their pillows to wake them up for over 50 years.

There are many types of specialized alarm clocks for both the hard of hearing and those with vision problems. Many of these use shakers and they can be bought from all houses that specialize in devices for those with hearing and sight difficulties.

portable air beds

Well I certainly haven't heard of this before. I wouldn't say many deaf use "shakers" as you called them. Most just use an alarm clock hooked up to a light next to their bed so that it flashes when the alarm clock goes off.

Photo pillows

I really liked the idea behind that pillow!

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