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February 20, 2020

What will you pay for a good night's sleep?


February 13, 2020

Sleep with the sun on your face


February 6, 2020

Is Casper a technology company?


January 30, 2020

Arenar inducing sleep with audio and visual cues


January 23, 2020

Ebb Therapeutics is making headbands cool again


January 16, 2020

Spotify Wants to Get in Bed with You


January 9, 2020

Get Scanned in Your Sleep With Withings


January 2, 2020

Muse Expands Alexa Offerings


December 19, 2019

Wilmington-based Marpac to Become Yogasleep


December 12, 2019

Nintendo Continues Sleep Investment


December 5, 2019

Casper developing a temperature-regulating mattress


November 21, 2019

Zeez obtains first patent for Sleep Pebble


November 12, 2019

Whoop, there it (the money) is!


November 7, 2019

Magic Number predicts Fitbit acquisition using patent data
Eight Sleep raises $40 million in funding


October 29, 2019

Google's parent company Alphabet in talks to buy Fitbit


October 24, 2019

Sleep Number refreshing smart bed lineup in 2020


October 15, 2019

Adiva launches crowdfunding campaign to rock you to sleep


October 10, 2019

Bose discontinues noise-masking sleepbuds


October 2, 2019

Kokoon receives investment from Blackfinch Ventures


September 25, 2019

Philips announces expanded SmartSleep solutions


September 19, 2019

Samsung still interested in your health


September 11, 2019

Kare Beams into Sleep
Samsung turns up the heat in consumer sleep IP


September 4, 2019

Apple Watch Sleep Tracking


August 29, 2019

Fitbit announces the Versa 2 and continues pivot to health care


August 23, 2019

InteraXon pivots to focus on sleep


August 15, 2019

Orbityl's earbuds monitor brain activity


August 8, 2019

What is Panasonic Planning?


August 1, 2019

ICON Health & Fitness Moving from Exercise into Sleep


July 26, 2019

Established Sleep App Files First Patent Application


July 18, 2019

Wistron could be entering sleep sector


July 11, 2019

Ideal Industries Lights Up


July 3, 2019

Sony merges sleep and display technology


June 27, 2019

Apple is recruiting participants for a new beta program to improve Beddit's app


June 20, 2019

Can Philips improve sleep in deep space?


June 13, 2019

Keep an eye on Johnson & Johnson's smart contact lenses


June 6, 2019

Soraa's eliminating blue light in your bedroom


May 30, 2019

Gotta catch 'em ZZZs


May 23, 2019

Sleep Number is not just for sleeping anymore


May 16, 2019

Bryte launches first retail store in Seattle


May 9, 2019

Is XSENSOR feeling the pressure to expand into the Consumer Sleep Technology sector?


May 1, 2019

Did Microsoft really put wearables to sleep?


April 25, 2019

Data processing is supporting development of consumer products


April 17, 2019

Casper attempts to enter sleep lighting arena


April 10, 2019

Sleepnea not just for sleep apnea


April 4, 2019

How does Philips want to take over your bedroom?


March 26, 2019

CurAegis Updating Mobile Application to Integrate with Apple and Polar


March 20, 2019

Chrona's Long-Delayed Kickstarter Pillow Patented


March 13, 2019

Samsung forms strategic partnership with Calm
Philips' patent portfolio props up its product line


March 5, 2019

Should Apple be eyeing Fitbit?


February 28, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • EBB is controlling the temperature of a user's forehead while asleep.
  • Sleep Number is monitoring sleep with a fluid-filled bladder.
  • Fitbit is developing sleep analysis technology for its wearables.
  • Apple plans to incorporate sleep technology into the Apple Watch.
  • MIT Researchers are using AI to monitor sleep.

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MIT Researchers use AI to monitor sleep.
Apple plans to incorporate sleep technology into the Apple Watch
Sleep Number is monitoring sleep with a fluid-filled bladder.
Shenzhen Medica Technology Development is monitoring and evaluating sleep.
EBB Therapeutics is controlling the temperature of a user's forehead while asleep.
Google is developing non-invasive vital monitoring.


February 20, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • DP Technologies is monitoring the efficacy of sleep aids.
  • Microsoft is developing a new UI for visualizing sleep data.
  • BOE Technology Group is tracking sleep via a light-intensity monitor.
  • A prototype bed from Ford keeps partners on their side of the bed.
  • Modeling AI on human sleep leads to significant processing benefits.
  • Outside Magazine puts sleep tech to the test.

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Outside Magazine puts sleep tech to the test.
BOE Technology Group is tracking sleep via a light-intensity monitor.
Microsoft is developing a new UI for visualizing sleep data.
DP Technologies is monitoring the efficacy of sleep aids.
Modeling AI on human sleep leads to significant processing benefits.
Prototype bed from Ford keeps partners on their side of the bed.


February 13, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Fitbit is detecting and classifying sleep based on data from wearables.
  • Independent inventors continue to lead in new sleep technology.
  • Fujitsu is developing new visualizations for sleep tracking.
  • Eight Sleep releases its thermoregulation mattress.
  • Bryte Labs announces an AI-driven bed.

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Bryte Labs announces an AI-driven bed.
Eight Sleep releases its thermoregulation mattress.
Independent inventors continue to lead in new sleep technology.
Fujitsu is developing new visualizations for sleep tracking.
Fitbit releases new, corporate-focused wearables


February 6, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Bose is targeting respiration control to encourage users to sleep.
  • Independent inventors make up a large percentage of the Consumer Sleep Technology sector.
  • Researchers discover humans have some capacity for learning while asleep.
  • Calm closes on its $88 million fundraising round.

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Researchers discover humans can learn while asleep.
Calm closes on $88 million fund raising round.
Bose is targeting respiration control to encourage users to sleep.
Independent inventors make up large percentage of Consumer Sleep Technology.


January 30, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Bose is using earbuds to draw users to sleep.
  • E3 Corporation is monitoring basal body temperature via consumer devices.
  • Dewertokin is integrating sleep sensors into furniture.
  • Researchers at NIU are cancelling out partner snoring noises.
  • The National Sleep Foundation is preparing for its first-ever Sleep Show in Houston.

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National Sleep Foundation prepares for first-ever Sleep Show in Houston.
Researchers at NIU are canceling out partner snoring noises.
Bose uses earbuds to draw users to sleep.
Dewertokin integrates sleep sensors into furniture.
E3 Corporation monitors basal body temperature via consumer devices.


January 22, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Philips is identifying slow wave sleep and providing sensory stimulation to enhance slow wave brain activity.
  • Johnson & Johnson is detecting drowsiness or sleep onset using a sensor embedded in a contact lens.
  • InCube Labs is detecting a user’s dream state using neurological sensors and delivering audio input during the dream state.
  • Men’s Health releases a list of the best sleep gear from CES 2019.
  • Google is acquiring smartwatch technology from Fossil in a $40 million deal.
  • Alphabet gets limited clearance from the FDA for an ECG wearable.

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Alphabet gets limited clearance from the FDA for an ECG wearable.
Google is acquiring smartwatch technology for $40 million from Fossil.
Men’s Health releases a list of the best sleep gear from CES 2019.
InCube Labs is detecting a user’s dream state using neurological sensors and delivering audio input during the dream state.
Johnson & Johnson is determining drowsiness or sleep onset using a sensor embedded in a contact lens.
Philips is determining slow wave sleep and providing sensory stimulation to enhance slow wave brain activity.


January 15, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Sleepnea is providing cooling relief for hot flashes.
  • The company behind SleepCogni is awarded a patent for inducing sleep by providing auditory and visual stimulation.
  • Global Kinetics is monitoring an individual's sleep state while detecting Parkinson's disease.
  • WUSTL researchers find a link between Alzheimer's and poor sleep.

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The New York Times highlights sleep tech in travel.
WUSTL researchers find a link between Alzheimer's and poor sleep.
SleepNea is providing cooling relief for hot flashes.
Company behind SleepCogni awarded patent for inducing sleep.
Global Kinetics is monitoring an individual's sleep state while detecting Parkinson's disease.
DewertOkinis is integrating sensors into reclining furniture.


January 9, 2019

Key Takeaways

  • Google is using a digital camera and computer vision to determine a sleep state of a user.
  • Seiko Epson is determining a sleep state of a user based on pulse wave information from a pulse wave sensor.
  • LG Innotek is using a cardiac impulse sensor to determine a sleep state of a user.
  • Under Armour is providing a dynamic display of health parameters with associated goals.
  • Withings and Garmin offer competition to the Apple Watch at CES 2019.
  • Philips debuts three new SmartSleep technologies at CES 2019.
  • PulseWear launches DreamOn at CES 2019.
  • Responsive Surface Technology, a smart bed company, closed $3.2 million in funding.

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Under Armour is providing a dynamic display of health parameters with associated goals.
LG Innotek is using a cardiac impulse sensor to determine a sleep state of a user.
Seiko Epson is determining a sleep state of a user based on pulse wave information from a pulse wave sensor.
Google is using a digital camera and computer vision to determine a sleep state of a user.
Responsive Surface Technology closed $3.2 million in funding.
Philips debuts three new SmartSleep technologies at CES 2019.
PulseWear launches DreamOn at CES 2019.
Withings and Garmin offer competition to the Apple Watch at CES 2019.


December 18, 2018

Key Takeaways

  • Eight Sleep is adjusting a bed frame based on biological signals.
  • DP Technologies is pairing a body-worn device with a host device to monitor and provide feedback to a user.
  • Samsung is controlling a home device using biometric information.
  • Dreem is producing sounds based on a physiological control signal to assist a user’s sleep.
  • Garmin has partnered with ActiGraph to use Garmin’s wearables and ActiGraph’s CentrePoint data analytics platform. 
  • Fitbit launched a Sleep Score Beta version in November that works via a website dashboard. 

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Jason McKeown predicts that neurostimulation will go mainstream in 2019.
Fitbit launched a Sleep Score Beta version in November that works via a website dashboard.
Garmin has partnered with ActiGraph to use Garmin’s wearables and ActiGraph’s CentrePoint data analytics platform.
University College Dublin, National University of Ireland is monitoring sleep using an ECG and PPG.
Fuji is using a wearable device to determine a sleep period of a user.
Keeson is developing an electric bed with a wake-up device and an intelligent bed with an integrated smart lighting system.
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in Korea and Seoul National University Hospital are determining sleep states based on biometric and motion information.
Dreem is producing sounds based on a physiological control signal to assist a user’s sleep.
Samsung is controlling a home device using biometric information.
DP Technologies is pairing a body-worn device with a host device to monitor and provide feedback to a user.
Eight Sleep is adjusting a bed frame based on biological signals.


December 16, 2018

Key Takeaways

  • IBM is using machine learning to generate sounds to help users fall asleep.
  • Origin Wireless is detecting motion of a user based on wireless channel information.
  • Apple launches the Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor.
  • Apple launches the ECG feature for Apple Watch.
  • dayzz launches a sleep tracking app.
  • Genes determine physical activity and sleep duration according to researchers from the University of Oxford.



December 11, 2018

Genes determine physical activity and sleep duration according to researchers from the University of Oxford.
dayzz launches a sleep tracking app.
Apple launches the ECG feature for Apple Watch.
Apple launches the Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor.
Origin Wireless is detecting motion of a user based on wireless channel information.
IBM is using machine learning to generate sounds to help users fall asleep.


December 10, 2018

Researchers at the Salk Institute determined how artificial light disrupts sleep.
Oura surpasses $20 million in a funding round.
Augusta University Research Institute and Banna Biomedical Research Institute are detecting heart rate and respiration rate using a night vision camera.
ResMed is detecting body movement, respiration, and heart rate using radio frequency pulses.
Keeson Technology is providing smart beds that monitor users and transmit data to a server.