Withings Aura – smart sleep system

bande1Withings is really taking sleep tracking to the extreme, with the new Aura system (shipping in Spring 2014).  Pads under your mattress detect body movements to help determine sleep quality, and a bedside device records environmental conditions (noise, light, temperature), as well as producing light and sound patterns to either help you sleep, or help wake you gradually.  It’s such a departure from peoples’ normal lives that I expect it’ll be slow to be adopted, but does offer an easy way for technology to influence how we spend a third of our lives.

Read more at TechCrunch or Withing’s website.