DP Technologies is pairing a body-worn device with a host device to monitor and provide feedback to a user.

DP Technologies is pairing a body-worn device including at least one sensor (e.g., accelerometer, gyroscope, thermometer, barometer, blood glucose, blood pressure, blood oxygenation) with a host device to monitor and provide feedback to a…

Eight Sleep is adjusting a bed frame based on biological signals.

Eight Sleep is gathering biological signals (e.g., heart rate, breathing rate, temperature), analyzing the biological signals, and adjusting a bed frame based on the analysis.

Genes determine physical activity and sleep duration according to researchers from the University of Oxford.

Researchers from the University of Oxford have determined that physical activity and sleep duration are tied to genes.

dayzz launches a sleep tracking app.

dayzz launches a sleep training app for enterprise workforces that incorporates data, such as phone usage, light sensors, noise sensors, and wearable devices.

Apple launches the ECG feature for Apple Watch.

Apple also launches the ECG feature for Apple Watch to positive reviews. Analysts note that improving mental health is a high priority for Apple as well.

Apple launches the Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor.

Apple launches the first sleep tracker since acquiring Beddit in 2017, the Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor. The monitor measures sleep time, heart rate, breathing, snoring, and environmental temperature and humidity. The sleep monitor is…

Origin Wireless is detecting motion of a user based on wireless channel information.

Origin Wireless is detecting motion of a user based on wireless channel information in a rich-scattering environment, such as an indoor environment. The motion of the user may include sleeping/resting characteristics of the user. Origin…

IBM is using machine learning to generate sounds to help users fall asleep.

IBM is using machine learning to generate sounds to help users fall asleep. A target cognitive state and a present user context are used to map the target cognitive state to a set of sounds.

Baylor University professor gave extra credit to students sleeping at least eight hours a night and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

A Baylor University professor gave extra credit to students sleeping at least eight hours a night and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

Fitbit and Apple Watch could bring new era of health monitoring.

Fitbit, Apple Watch could bring new era of health monitoring.

Researchers at the Salk Institute determined how artificial light disrupts sleep.

Researchers at the Salk Institute determined how artificial light disrupts sleep.

Oura surpasses $20 million in a funding round.

Oura, the company producing sleep tracking rings used by Prince Harry and other celebrities, surpasses $20 million in a funding round, including investment from Michael Dell, Shaquille O'Neil, Lance Armstrong, and Will Smith.

Kyocera is using a mobile phone to detect when a user falls asleep.

Kyocera is using a mobile phone to detect when a user falls asleep.

Fuji is using a sensor device to evaluate sleep based on sleep onset, continuity of sleep, and waking.

Fuji is using a sensor device to evaluate sleep based on sleep onset, continuity of sleep, and waking.

Brown University is providing a lighting system to control circadian rhythms.

Brown University (with support from the National Science Foundation) is providing a lighting system to control circadian rhythms.

Augusta University Research Institute and Banna Biomedical Research Institute are detecting heart rate and respiration rate using a night vision camera.

Augusta University Research Institute (Augusta, GA) and Banna Biomedical Research Institute (China) 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.

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.

Keeson Technology, a Chinese corporation, is providing smart beds that monitor users and transmit data to a server.

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