The Chrona smart pillowcase and app help monitor sleep, increase deep sleep, and intelligently wake you, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

“People are now more aware than ever about how crap they sleep,” said Zimin Hang, who developed the concept for Chrona, a smart pillow, while attending classes at Washington University. He’s developing the smart sleep aide with a team of formerly sleep-challenged college graduates, oh and a team of Barnes-Jewish Hospital doctors, but we’ll get to that later.

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