The technology used in the patented device, known as the SleepMove, has been used to analyze sleep patterns in newborns with opiate dependency, military servicemembers with PTSD, and athletes with traumatic brain injury, reports Bangor Daily News.

“It’s just a waterproof type of sheet with pressure sensors in it,” Daigle said. “During the night, it picks up all the different kinds of movements [the sleeper] makes, including breathing.”