How Technology Improves Sleep
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How Technology Improves Sleep

By Healthcare Tech Outlook | Monday, November 18, 2019

Sleep DisorderA whole range of products are being launched to resolve common sleep problems caused by inappropriate bedroom temperature, too much light or noise, and sleep disorders such as insomnia or sleep apnea. Besides, products that promise to stimulate restorative deep sleep or sensors that can detect vital health factors will also benefit sleep.

FREMONT, CA: According to a report, in the US, some 1.2 million working days are lost every year due to a tired workforce. This is in addition to the expenses to the individual health with the short and long term impact sleep deprivation has on the bodies and brains. So, as society is becoming increasingly tired, companies realize there is a growing opportunity for innovation in the field. Chiefly, technology can be leveraged to solve the issues those for decades no one in the sleep industry has been able to resolve. 

The way people sleep has not fundamentally changed in over the years. The last chief innovation in sleep was memory foam that was invented in 1966. Since then, not much advancement has happened. The global mattress industry is projected to reach $38 million by 2022, but all the mattresses will not be able to fundamentally impact the sleep as they are unable to adjust to every individual’s specific needs.

Bringing technology into bedrooms is something that can truly transform the sleep experience. Technology has enhanced almost every aspect of lives already. From robots that clean houses to ordering food with a tap of the fingers, people are able to do much with the help of technology. As one embraces innovation more rapidly than ever, the gadgets will no longer need to be reserved for the waking hours.

A whole range of products are being launched to resolve common sleep problems caused by inappropriate bedroom temperature, too much light or noise, and sleep disorders such as insomnia or sleep apnea. Besides, products that promise to stimulate restorative deep sleep or sensors that can detect vital health factors will also benefit sleep.

If technology can minimize distractions, control temperature, and treat sleep disorders, then sleep will improve considerably. Leveraging technology to optimize sleep will allow one to achieve maximum recovery and rest finally.

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