January 06, 2017
Eventually, everyone needs to sleep. For as long as there have been humans, those humans have managed to get some shut-eye without sending information to the internet. But fortunately, those dark ages are over. Thanks to the Zeeq Smart Pillow, spotted at CES
, it' possible to rest your head on a little bundle of internet every night. "What if your pillow could be an active participant in your sleep, rather than just a dumb rectangle," intones Warrick Bell
, the co-inventor of the Zeeq pillow. What if indeed! The pillow features eight speakers, a 3-axis motion sensor, and a tiny microphone‚Äîso that it can play soothing music, record your snoring, and detect your movements while you sleep. The pillow, which can also wake you up with a gentle vibration, successfully raised $400,000 on Kickstarter last summer
. Read more at Popular Science.