In conversation with Colin Lawlor, CEO of SleepScore Labs

Interview with Colin Lawlor of SleepScore Labs

In a wide ranging conversation we talk to Colin Lawlor, CEO of sleep technology firm Sleepscore labs, about sleep, digital health, AI and more. Colin Lawlor is concerned. On an early morning trans-Atlantic phone call, the SleepScore Labs CEO ponders, in his buoyant Irish brogue, how recent high-profile failures of several consumer sleep-tech firms may have … Read more

Circadia wants to shake up the sleep tracking industry

Circadia Sleep Tracker

Not just another hardware company, Circadia is building a sleep technology platform that it hopes will transform sleep and digital health. We visited Circadia’s London offices and sat down to talk with CEO and co-founder Fares Siddiqui. You may have read in the news that the sleep technology industry is booming. Fares Siddiqui agrees but he … Read more

Neuroon Open is the gadget sleep hackers have dreamed about

Neuroon Open Kickstarter launch sleep hacking

Launching on Kickstarter today, Neuroon Open takes sleep hacking to a new level. Update: Oct 2018 – After hearing numerous reports of customer complaints, lack of contact, and product quality issues, we can no longer support or condone anything to do with Neuroon any more.  Sadly, we feel, they have let the sleep technology industry … Read more

Did Silicon Valley hubris sink sleep-tracking company Hello?

Hello Sleep Tracking Company Announces Closure

It’s goodbye to Hello, as the popular sleep tracking company announces its closure. They say pride comes before a fall. When James Proud, CEO of Hello was asked how he thought his company could compete against the trillion-dollar combined resources of Google, Amazon and Fitbit, his answer was a two-handed middle finger salute. Only a … Read more

Apple enters the sleep-tech market with Beddit acquisition

Apple buys Beddit

The world’s largest brand Apple, has quietly made a move into the sleep tracking market by acquiring Finnish company Beddit Neither company have yet made an official announcement but the news was broken by CNBC and MacRumors a day after Beddit updated their privacy policy page on 8th May, which plainly stated “Beddit has been acquired by Apple. Your … Read more

Meet Dreem, a ‘neurotechnology’ wearable to improve your sleep

Rhythm Dreem sleep wearable 2017

Released in summer 2017, Dreem, from Rythm is a game-changing wearable that actively improves your sleep. We talk  to CEO Hugo Mercier about neurotechnology, big data and AI to find out more. In 2013, President Obama announced the launch of the BRAIN Initiative, an ambitious, long-term research program aimed at radically improving our understanding of the human brain. The press hailed this new … Read more

Fitbit’s newest wearable gets serious about sleep tracking

FitBit Alta HR heart rate variability

Fitbit announces the Alta HR wristband, the first device to feature their new, heart-rate based sleep tracking algorithm. In the world of digital health, when Fitbit makes an announcement, everyone listens. The market leader in wearable activity trackers is a rare ‘unicorn’ in the industry – a billion dollar giant capable of setting trends and shaping the vision … Read more

2017 – the breakthrough year for sleep technology?

2017 CES sleep trackers

A full roundup of all the latest sleep technology and gadgets on show at CES 2017 2017 looks set to be a landmark year for sleep tech. For the first time, CES, the world’s biggest consumer electronic show has featured an exhibition area exclusively to sleep technology. In collaboration with the National Sleep Foundation (NSF),  CES is showcasing the … Read more

Resmed S+ Review

Resmed S+ Plus Sleep Wireless Monitor

[amazon box=”B00NP52QE0″] TL;DR A good value, sophisticated sleep tracker with great software and a unique wireless bio-sensor that monitors your movement and breathing. If you don’t need 3rd party data sharing or automatic sleep detection the S+ is a solid performer. The good: Unique, wireless, non-contact technology Solid, well engineered product Detailed, personalised sleep coaching Bedroom environmental sensors … Read more