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Zeo Personal Sleep Coach

The Zeo Personal Sleep Coach attempts to bring the sleep lab to you. An EEG headband records the sleeping patterns, allowing you to learn more about your sleep habits.


(Zeo console)

The bedside display shows you:

* Your Sleep Graph summarizes your pattern of sleep phases each night.
* Your ZQ - a single score we created to help you quickly gauge the quantity, quality, and depth of your sleep each night.
* ZQ can range from 0 to 120 or more depending on factors like age, gender and stress level.
* Total Z how long you really sleep each night, counting any perceived and unperceived awakenings that we can detect.
* Time to Z the time it took you to fall asleep.
* Time in Wake & Times Woken.
* Total amount of REM, Light & Deep sleep.
* Morning Feel quickly record how you feel about your sleep when you wake up, so you can compare how you feel you slept to the objective data Zeo provides.

I don't think that this device lets you see as far into your sleep as the DC Mini [picture] from Satoshi Kon's excellent 2007 film Paprika. But it's still pretty cool.

As long as you're still awake, take a look at the following real-life sleep-related technologies:

Via MedGadget.

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