The robot that cuddles you to sleep: Kidney-shaped Somnox costs £549 and can 'banish insomnia'

Mail Online | 10/17/2019 | Milly Vincent For Mailonline
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A sleep robot, designed to be cuddled in bed, can help users fall asleep with ease by breathing along in a calming rhythm with them.

The peanut shaped sleeping buddy is able to slow down the users' breathing by simulating breathing rhythms that a human body naturally adapts to.

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While subconsciously preparing your body for sleep it also acts as a calming distraction to those suffering from racing thoughts before sleep by playing meditation music or nature sounds.

Somnox is the brainwave of a group of robotics and engineering students from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, and is now available to buy for £549.

Adults - Sleep - Study

One in three adults don't get enough sleep, according to one study.

The NHS recommends that most adults get a good eight hours of sleep a night.

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But with the busy pace of modern life and worries leaving some people lying awake, for many this is an unattainable luxury.

Somnox creators say it was designed to be 'cradled' both while users are in bed and as they relax and claim the device eases its users into better, longer nights of rest.

Students - Project - Designer - Julian - Jagtenberg

The four students behind the project are industrial designer Julian Jagtenberg, software engineer Job Engel, mechanical engineer Stijn Antonisse, electrical and software engineer Wouter Kooyman van Guldener.

About their product, the group said: 'Sleep experts, called somnologists, have...
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