November 22, 2019

Time | Best Inventions 2019

Finding Peace, with Beats

Meditation is gaining popularity in America, but many still don’t see the appeal of a trend that seems so, well, dull. That’s where WAVE comes in. It’s a subscription-based app and vibrating pillow ($199 for the kit) that create a more stimulating guided-meditation experience. Users slip on the included headphones, lean back on the pillow and crank the volume on one of WAVE’s original electronic-music meditation albums.

Feeling the musical vibrations while working through a mindfulness exercise “creates this multisensory experience that’s unlike anything else,” says Mason Levey, WAVE’s co-founder and CEO. The founders have already garnered $5 million in venture capital. —Alejandro de la Garza. Read rest here.