We were invited to IFA GPC in late April, a media event that showcased sneak peeks of the upcoming innovations presented now at the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin.
Apple acquired Beddit, the company behind an advanced sleep tracker, last year. There wasn’t much news about Beddit after its acquisition but there is now. Beddit has released its first new sleep monitoring device after it was bought by Apple. The new device is now available for purchase through Apple’s online store.
[CES 2017] You know you live in the future where not only are your phones smarter, your watches smarter, and your cars smarter, but your beds are also smarter. Sleep Number has announced a new “smart bed” that they are calling the Sleep Number 360, a bed designed to help you sleep better at night.
[CES 2014] Basis B1, a $199 health tracker watch, was introduced to the market a little over a year. On Monday, Basis Science showed its new model at CES, the Basis Carbon Steel Edition with its new Advanced Sleep Analysis feature, which is accessible from the iOS and Android companion apps.Basis Carbon Steel edition features an elegant chassis with polished chrome details and a stretchable, silicone black strap. The Basis Health […]
As a kid, we’re sure you had a lot of questions as to how exactly astronauts perform their everyday routines while in space, such as eating, going to the bathroom and sleeping. Your inner child is in luck today as one of those questions will be answered as soon as you watch the video above as an astronaut has recorded what exactly he goes through in order to get some […]
Each of us has a different set of sleep patterns. Sleep patterns usually comprise of our physical positions as well as heart beat and breathing rates, while we sleep. Scientists at the University of Helsinki have now developed a software which can turn your sleep patterns into music.The idea sounds exciting in that each of us essentially has a unique sleeping pattern, so the corresponding music for it would also […]
Do you or someone you know suffer from atopic asthma? Atopic asthma refers to asthma that has been triggered due to an allergen, so if you or someone you know is affected by it, Airsonett’s Protexo could be a device worth checking out, assuming that it makes its way stateside of course.
We’ve had quite a number of crazy pillows featured on this site before, from the long distance relationship pillow, to the pillow tie, and of course who could ever forget the ostrich pillow? Well now we have a new addition to the list, though it’s not as extreme as the previously featured pillows, it does look pretty ridiculous.Called the Evolution Neck Pillow, it is designed for people who have trouble […]
Going to sleep comes easy for some people and for others – it’s quite a challenge. However, thanks to technology, we have solutions to problems like these. While the concept isn’t new, apps that help people fall asleep have been around for some time, but pzizz offers something new to the table. Instead of just pre-recorded tracks to lull folks into dreamland, pzizz uses a structured random algorithm that creates […]
While we know that we’re all encouraged not to sleep with our phones, sometimes we just can’t help it – even kids are doing it these days. But sleeping with a phone on your bed leads to the device possibly falling off it in the middle of the night – not something that anybody would want happening to their precious smartphone. Well, this new Kickstarter project is aimed to remedy […]
If you feel like you’re always not sleeping enough or sleeping too much, you ought to get your sleeping habits checked. As we all know, sleep is vital to our health, and too little (and even too much) of it can be bad for us. But the right amount of sleep will help people get up feeling refreshed, stress-free, totally alert and prepared to take on the day. Well the […]
The value of a nap is underrated. In case you didn’t know, research has proven that short periods of sleeps, also known as power naps, can reduce stress, increase alertness and improve overall health. An average nap of twenty-six minutes has been shown to boost airline pilots’ performances by one-third, and experiments conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have shown that a midday snooze reverses information overload.Jonathan […]
According to a recent study from iPass that surveyed 3,500 mobile workers (people who aren’t tied down to the office and work on the go) from 1,100 large corporations worldwide, 35% check their email in bed before doing anything else and causes the most friction between workers and their partners.While all this isn’t very alarming news, it does show how much influence our tiny little cellphones have over our lives. […]
Do you have trouble waking up with an alarm clock? Are you always hitting the snooze button and then going back to sleep? Well, it sounds like you need a new alarm clock for the job. The IQ Alarm clock is a concept design by Oliver Sha and it aims to put an end to those snoozing problems. It functions as a regular alarm clock, but when you want to […]
How many of you enjoy sleeping with loud music but don’t want to wake up everyone else in the house? Earphones keep falling out and are uncomfortable especially when you sleep on your sides and headphones force you to sleep facing the ceiling. Well, thanks to SleepPhones, you now don’t have to endure such discomfort while sleeping and listening to music. SleepPhones is a specially designed headband with speakers embedded […]
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you need to make sure there isn’t any sudden light, or disturbing noise to wake you from your slumber? Well, the Leisure Eyes Cover with Speaker might just do the trick for you. Powered by 2 AA batteries, it acts as an eye cover, and thanks to the built-in speakers, also plays nature sounds like a river flowing, frogs croaking (though frogs […]
Only in Japan you will find researchers that build gadgets like the Wink Glasses: the clip-on device monitors your alertness by counting how often you blink. If it senses that you are dozing out (your blink frequency decreases), the glass will become opaque – and apparently, that wakes one up. Not that it won’t work if you’re completely asleep, obviously.It makes sense, I guess. If my optic nerve says “I’m […]