Sleep Number, a maker of smart beds, has added a new feature that will help users better monitor their sleep health. 

The feature, known as My Sleep Health, has been added to what Sleep Number refers to as its SleepIQ technology. 

Sleep Number is known as the manufacturer of the Sleep Number 360 smart beds. The company also has mattresses for children as well as mattresses for RVs.  

Sleep Number Adds New Features to Smart Bed

Sleep Number has added a new feature called My Sleep Health to the SleepIQ technology used in its smart beds. The new feature is set to help users monitor their sleep health. 

According to a report by MobiHealthNews, the My Sleep Health feature "creates a weekly recap every morning of users' sleeping trends." My Sleep Health also provides personalized recommendations to users that have been based on sleep duration and other factors. 

The metrics used by Sleep Number's My Sleep Health feature, which includes duration, efficiency, and timing, give smart bed owners "insights into how long they slept, how restful it was, and how consistent their sleeping patterns are."

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What is Sleep Number?

Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed
(Photo : Screenshot taken from Sleep Number's website)

Sleep Number is a manufacturer of smart beds, foundations, and even bedding accessories. The company, which was founded in 1987, was initially known as Select Comfort. The name was changed to Sleep Number in 2017. 

Sleep Number's smart bed, known as the Sleep Number 360, comes in three different series, according to the Sleep Number website. The three series are the Classic Series ("smart, effortless sleep, comfortably priced."), the Performance Series, which focuses on pressure-relieving comfort, and the Innovation Series, which is the luxury line of Sleep Number 360. 

To give you an idea of what Sleep Number's smart beds can do, here are the features of the Classic Series:

  • Adjustable firmness and comfort on each side of the bed

  • Responsive Air technology that adjusts firmness based on user's movements

  • Contouring sleep surface

Even kids can have their own smart bed at home. In 2015, Sleep Number launched a SleepIQ bed for kids that monitor sleeping patterns of children. 

Sleep Number offers a 100-night trial for their smart beds as well as a 15-year limited warranty for customers. 

Importance of Sleep Health

According to the report by MobiHealthNews, which cites the National Institutes of Health (NIH), "getting quality sleep can help protect one's mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety." 

Furthermore, the lack of sleep can lead to higher risks of health problems such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, heart disease, and many more. 

According to a 2019 study done by researchers from the New York University, five hours of sleep is not enough for adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have also previously reported that one-third of Americans do not get enough sleep.  

Also Read: Are You Getting Enough Sleep? National Sleep Foundation Outlines Recommended Amounts For Each Age Group

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