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Samsung Unveils SleepSense, a Smart Sleep-tracker That Connects to Your Home Appliances

by Vishnuprasad on  September 5, 2015 at 6:17 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
Samsung Electronics has launched a new 'Internet of Things' (IoT) healthcare device to imrpove your sleep and make you healthy.
Samsung Unveils SleepSense, a Smart Sleep-tracker That Connects to Your Home Appliances
Samsung Unveils SleepSense, a Smart Sleep-tracker That Connects to Your Home Appliances
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  The company unveiled the cylindrical device that connects with your TV, air conditioning, music system, and other home appliances — all managed through a mobile app at the IFA consumer technology event in Berlin.

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"It's connected to your life. The Korean tech titan also launched a SmartThings Hub  to manage home IoT systems today, which ties into these individual product rollouts," the company says.

The SleepSense is basically a contactless sensor. It can be placed under your pillow at night to analyze your sleep patterns.

Most interestingly, the device can also turn off your TV when it senses you're asleep, or turn your coffee machine on when it reckons you're awake in the morning.

The device analyses your heart and respiratory rates. It can also give you recommendations on how you can improve your sleep.

According to medical experts, the sleep score is based on seven core metrics: sleep-efficiency, total time asleep, time it took to fall asleep, how often you woke up, how often you got out of bed, percentage of time in deep sleep, and percentage of time in REM.

The device can also map this data against other people of a similar age, to give you an idea of how healthy you are.



Source: Medindia
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