Sleep Is Essential. But, unfortunately, knowing that we need to prioritize sleep or that we aren’t getting enough doesn’t make it easier to acquire more. And sleeplessness is a frighteningly prevalent ailment. Up to 35% of adults experience occasional insomnia symptoms, 20% have experienced a short-term condition, and 10% have chronic insomnia.

Our constant links may have increased our sleepiness to work and social lives, but the pandemic has ratcheted it up a notch. So technology has advanced and has given us many different gadgets from tech-based anti-snore pillows to earbuds, unique rooms lights, and many more to make you sleep well.

Bringing technology into the bedroom might be damaging rather than beneficial. Glancing at your phone before going to bed can be distracting, and the blue light it emits has been shown to make falling asleep more difficult. However, this isn’t true for all gadgets. These smart-home gadgets seek to infiltrate your bedroom to improve your sleep.

Sleep gadgets for getting a better sleep

Muse headband

MUSE 2: The Brain Sensing Headband - Meditation Tracker Multi Sensor Headset Device - Responsive...
  • MUSE IS YOUR PERSONAL MEDITATION ASSISTANT: Stop guessing if you’re doing it right. Muse 2 makes meditation easy by giving you real-time feedback on your mind & body to help you recognize calm and stay in the zone.
  • FIND CALM & STAY FOCUSED: Research has shown that meditation with Muse helps relieve stress, improve relaxation, and mental performance.
  • SOUNDSCAPE MEDITATION EXPERIENCES: Immersive soundscapes respond in real-time to your brain activity, heart rate, body movements & breathing, cueing you to find mind-body connection. This feedback guides your wandering mind to a focused and calm state.
  • EASY TO USE: Custom fit your headband and Bluetooth pair to your device, connect your favorite headphones or earbuds (not included), open the free Muse app, start your meditation and close your eyes.
  • TRACK & MEASURE YOUR PROGRESS: After every meditation session, review your data to see how you responded from moment to moment. Set goals, participate in challenges and earn points for your achievements to build a rewarding meditation practice.

Last update on 2021-09-21 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

It can be more challenging to fall asleep than to stay asleep. Muse promises to train the brain to handle stress more effectively with their headband, making it simpler to relax. Sensors in the device measure brain activity, which is then fed into an app that leads you through meditation exercises. A handful of less expensive or free meditation applications attempt to perform much of the same thing without headphones.

Muse’s innovative technology converts brain activity into something akin to weather. As a result, an active mind loaded with random thoughts sounds stormy, with heavy rain, and the weather calms down along with your mind. It’s an efficient method for teaching you how to calm your thoughts. Professional guided meditations are available through the app. Others take you on soothing visualizations like a summer picnic or a mystical woodland to help you relax and prepare for sleep. Natural soundscapes are also available, ranging from relaxing pianos to underwater noises.

The guided meditations are fantastic, and they helped me quiet down my thoughts and relax. The headband has various sensors that track your heart rate, breathing, brain activity, and movement.

Sleep studs

Are you a light sleeper? If noise wakes you up quickly, such as traffic outside your window or a snoring companion, sleep studs may be for you. These teeny-tiny earbuds are designed to fit securely in your ears and filter out ambient noise while playing calming soundtracks. They come with three different sizes of rubbery ear tips to ensure a perfect fit, and mine stayed in all night.

You select sounds using your phone’s app. There’s a fair mix of natural soundscapes and gently melodic musical alternatives, although the earphones can only hold about ten sounds at a time. They come with a sleek charging case into which the buds magnetically clasp.

Sleep monitor

Wellue O2Ring Wearable Sleep Monitor - Bluetooth Tracker with Free APP & PC Report
  • COMFORTABLE SOFT RING SENSOR: The lightest, smallest ring sensor for overnight continuous monitoring, durable and adapt to most fingers.
  • PROFESSIONAL APP & PC REPORT: Free APP & PC software provides graphic sleep report and trends of data, reviewing real-time data in APP dashboard. Unlimited sharing of PDF and CSV reports.
  • ABNORMAL DATA MARKING: If the Sp-O2 level is lower than the preset threshold and heart rate is lower or higher than the preset threshold, the device will tell you and mark it in the report.
  • UNLIMITED STORAGE IN APP: When the device is connected to the APP via Bluetooth, the data will be uploaded automatically. The built-in memory can store 4 groups of 10 hours of data on device.
  • RECHARGEABLE: The device runs automatically when you wear it, up to 16 hours for a full charge. Note: This device is for Sports and Aviation use only.

Last update on 2021-09-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Many sleep-tracking technologies necessitate special sensors that are worn on the body or embedded in the mattress. The S+ sleep monitor claims to be able to monitor without making physical touch. Instead, it detects your tosses and turns throughout the night using motion-detection technology. It can also determine whether your room’s temperature and illumination are stopping you from sleeping better.

Smart Nora

Snoring isn’t just annoying to people who share a bed with you. It can cause sleep disturbances and is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Nora detects snores and activates a little pump that rests beneath your pillow, which lifts your head to stimulate the throat muscles, preventing snoring. For fidgety sleepers who don’t always stay put, it might not work.

Active cooling pad

COMFORT LAB - Cooling Technology Mattress Protector and Pad (Cooling, Twin)
  • COOLING TECHNOLOGY: Comfort Lab Temperature Regulating Protector features ultimate COOLING TECHNOLOGY to help regular a cool Temperature throughout the night. Sleep well and wake up refreshed and ready to start your day.
  • PROTECT your INVESTMENT. Keep your expensive mattress in pristine condition using the Comfort Lab mattress protector.
  • Comfort GUARANTEED. Our mattress Protector is made from finest quality.BREATHABLE terry cloth material. It is completely silent and produces no crinkling sounds.
  • PERFECT FIT. Our Mattress cover is designed for all types of mattresses including memory foam, latex, or spring.
  • MACHINE WASH cold, tumble dry low

Last update on 2021-09-21 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

The temperature of your room impacts your comfort in bed and can influence how quickly you fall asleep and how often you wake up during the night. You’d be hopeful about this active-cooling pillow pad if you’re hot and often wake up with a sticky head. Moona will catch your interest if you’re continually turning your pillow in quest of the cool side because it ensures that your pillow is always excellent.

The pad fits inside your pillowcase or lays on top of your pillow. It connects to a little barrel-shaped device on your bedside table through a flexible hose. After filling the machine with water, it cools it with a fan and pushes it into the pad, keeping your head cool all night.

You may set three temperatures on the app: one for going asleep, one for sleeping through the night, and one for waking up. It also keeps track of your sleeping patterns.

By Roy