If I don’t sleep well at night, I find myself practically useless the next day! A good night’s sleep is extremely vital to achieving maximum productivity the next day. And with working from home completely changing our daily routines, we often work irregular hours and do our best to accommodate. We don’t know where the time flies, and sometimes it can seem impossible to tell the difference between day and night. Not to mention the added stress of being emotionless in the midst of a pandemic? Sleeping well and peacefully at night has never been more critical. So we’ve curated a list of product designs that promise to be your ultimate sleep aid! From an NFC-enabled sleep aid device that takes you away from nighttime scrolling, to a sleep apnea assist device to give you the quality of sleep you really deserve – this collection of templates will ensure we all go. well-rested during the last months of 2021!
Suspended on one foot, the Fluttua bed by Lago Design really looks like it is floating in the air! The bed can be installed on different types of walls, support up to 240 kg of weight and turn your nap session into a magical experience. You will almost feel like you are basking on Aladdin’s magic carpet!
Partial Marketing Strategy, Improved Wellness – IKEA’s La Sieste bike fleet will include sleeping pods fitted with IKEA furniture, such as mattress, cushions, sheets, duvets, curtains, pillows and a bed frame. Nappers will have the option of blackening their IKEA La Sieste capsule with heavy curtains or leaving the curtains drawn for a brief 30-minute micro-tour of the avenues of Paris.
The thin flexible band worn on your finger can generate energy when you are sleeping or doing nothing as the sweat on your body feeds it. Since fingertips produce exponentially more sweat than any other part of the body, they are practically a plentiful source to be put to good use. The band has carbon foam electrodes that absorb sweat, and a chemical reaction is initiated between the lactate and oxygen molecules. The result is a production of electricity that is stored in capacitors to power our modern, energy-hungry portable devices. According to co-first author Lu Yin, “This work is a step forward in making portable devices more convenient, practical and accessible for the everyday person.”
Oblak is basically a smart speaker that guides users through their nighttime sleep routines. Through the use of smart technology, Oblak presents each user’s optimal bedtime environment, ideal for effective rest. There are many factors that can contribute to sleep deprivation, but in today’s world, overuse of media on our smartphones may be the main cause. In order to move away from the smart technology that does the job for us, Stanisic takes a holistic approach instead, encouraging users through Oblak to make conscious decisions that benefit their sleep patterns. For example, Oblak uses NFC technology to check in when its user is ready to go to bed.
The Sleep Experience Center is essentially a sleep and life module that can be installed in any environment, from an airport to a remote scientific research center. The pod provides a soundproof respite filled with everything from a full entertainment system to a smart mattress that adapts to your preferred sleeping conditions. Designed for the Keeson Group, the Sleep Experience Center was inspired by luxury spaceships and automobiles, fusing cutting-edge technology with a contemporary and stylish interior to provide optimal resting conditions.
LoomyLoomy is a smart assistant for a healthy sleep routine, being more than just a combination of animated visuals (mood lighting) and soothing sound. The cool looking bedside gadget has a 360 degree light reflector with a Qi wireless charging base at the bottom where your smartphone sits. Once you’ve set the mood light on your phone and slid it to turn it off, the intuitively designed light reflector has the right ambiance to relax your senses, and before you realize the alarm. of the morning combined with the sounds and the ambient light wakes you up for the challenges of the day!
These capsules are made from wood and steel which are strong and protect against the elements. Ulmer Nest pods come with solar panels and a set of sensors that monitor temperature, humidity, smoke, and carbon dioxide levels. It also has a heat exchanger to provide cool air and maintain circulation. Motion sensors are also replacing the need for cameras while protecting privacy, but also ensuring that social workers can be alerted in case the situation demands it, as overnight stays are not allowed. Two people can sleep in the carrycot at the same time and protect themselves from rain, frost and humidity.
Designed to help you relax or focus using multiple senses, the AROMEO Sense uses a combination of light, sound and aromatherapy to reduce your stress levels. With a simple interface that only includes three buttons, the AROMEO Sense allows you to choose between Sleep, Relax and Focus modes which work at different times of the day depending on the need of the time and activity. Sleep Mode uses melatonin-boosting lights, sedative aromas, and soft sounds to fall asleep in a state that helps you fall asleep easily. Relax Mode works best while you meditate or relax after a hard day, with light that helps guide your breathing patterns, sweet scent, healing sounds to reduce stress levels. Focus Mode guides you to a state of wakefulness and awareness, with cool blue lights that prevent your body from producing the sleep hormone melatonin.
Moon, a holistic training and monitoring system for people with sleep apnea, promotes restful sleep by stimulating the oral muscles around the throat using pulsed electrodes. Inspired by the male frog’s companion call technique, which involves the male frog lifting its head upward to produce powerful ribs, Moon incorporates an airbag built into the sleep aid device to to maintain an upright position for its head, which in turn promotes stable and open airflow. Then, during sleep, Moon uses sensors to determine whether the user’s airways are blocked or not.
An unlikely area of intervention for an automobile manufacturer, Ford now designs self-adjusting beds! Designed as part of the Ford Interventions series, which uses automotive technology to remedy everyday problems, this is the lane-keeping bed. As the name suggests, it keeps bed grabbers from taking up more than half of the bed space. We move a lot when we sleep (some more than others). This often results in inequalities in bed sharing. This is where Ford’s eccentric lane-keeper bed helps restore balance. It uses Ford Lane-Keeping Aid technology, which monitors road markings to help guide the driver in the proper lane, and a conveyor-mounted mattress that can roll / shift to always make sure your partner (or you) occupies the correct amount of bed space.