The Los Angeles Times discusses some of the features of consumer sleep trackers from ResMed, Beddit, and Integrated Listening Systems.
The epidemic of poor sleep has energized a field of consumer products designed to monitor sleep and related elements, such as heart rate, respiration, motion or even the room’s temperature, light and noise. Whether the devices are strapped to your wrist, chest, mattress or perched on a nightstand, they aim to analyze sleep cycles and rate their quality. With Bluetooth connectivity, some sleep trackers also can sync with smartphones or tablets to create customized sleep improvement plans. A sampling of the latest.