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Nokia is adding to its health accessory lineup with the launch of a new sleep tracking accessory called the Nokia Sleep, which is debuting at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Like Apple's own Beddit sleep tracker that it acquired back in May, the Nokia Sleep is a thin under-the-mattress accessory that has built-in movement sensors to track metrics like sleep length, heart rate, sleep quality, and snoring, which can be viewed in the accompanying Health Mate. Data is synced to your smartphone using WiFi.

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Nokia Sleep will provide users with an overall sleep score as a measure of how well a night of sleep went, which is also how the Beddit sleep tracker works. It includes integration with IFTTT, so it can interface with other smart home products to do things like turn off the lights when you fall asleep.


The Nokia Sleep will be available for $99, which is $50 cheaper than the Beddit. More information about the Nokia Sleep can be found on the Nokia website.

Article Link: CES 2018: Nokia Launching $99 Beddit-Style Sleep Tracking Accessory
 

ipedro

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So they abandon the Aura and launch this instead? The Aura is far superior. The lighting system and sounds are an important part of the sleep system.
 

DiegoEGonzalez

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So they abandon the Aura and launch this instead? The Aura is far superior. The lighting system and sounds are an important part of the sleep system.
i don’t know, hard to travel with the aura. Would be nice for them to release a home environment alternative.
 

bondjw07

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Everyone else is reporting this as under the mattress, not under the sheet. Can we get confirmation? I've be much more interested if this is under the mattress. (yes, I understand it would be less accurate, but that's not what I'm really interested in)
 

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Everyone else is reporting this as under the mattress, not under the sheet. Can we get confirmation? I've be much more interested if this is under the mattress. (yes, I understand it would be less accurate, but that's not what I'm really interested in)

I just updated the post because the full website for the Nokia Sleep is up now. Nokia's site says that it goes under the mattress, not under the sheet. It also says it has heart rate tracking, so I added a mention of that too. I'm not entirely sure how the heart rate tracker works with the sensor under the mattress because the beddit is super finicky, but maybe it's different tech.

Here's the site, btw: https://health.nokia.com/us/en/sleep
 

PlutoPrime

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This is probably a rebranded version of the Whithing sleep sensor which was in fact under the mattress.

Whithings had a superior product however because like it was mentioned earlier, the Aura is a helluva an alarm clock and sleep aid.
[doublepost=1515474544][/doublepost]With the whithings sensor (which this is probably based on or is identical to) once the sensor detects weight on the mattress, the sensor gets inflated ever so slightly. The device is so sensitive it can read heart rate through the mattress. I’ve compared the readings to Apple Watch overnight and it’s shockingly accurate.
 
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ipedro

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I just updated the post because the full website for the Nokia Sleep is up now. Nokia's site says that it goes under the mattress, not under the sheet. It also says it has heart rate tracking, so I added a mention of that too. I'm not entirely sure how the heart rate tracker works with the sensor under the mattress because the beddit is super finicky, but maybe it's different tech.

Here's the site, btw: https://health.nokia.com/us/en/sleep

I have a Withings Aura out of which this technology likely evolved and the sensor is placed under the mattress. It does pick up my heart rate. It doesn't need to be continuous throughout the night — just averaged — and most people lay down very still for at least portions of their sleep so any minute vibrations caused by a heart beat will be picked up.

The Aura's sensor fills itself up with air so that disturbances in the distribution of air pressure throughout the chambers amplifies breathing and heart beat. It's pretty ingenious tech.
 

Teknikarin

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Is it only me, or is it a Nokia phone with an iOS? If you see at 0:59, it’s the same antenna-connection, clock and batteri (info at the top of the phone)
 

britboyj

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Shame Apple has basically killed Beddit dead.

An Apple-owned company hasn't updated their app to fit the iPhone X screen properly, and the new Beddit doesn't stay in place.
 

newellj

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Got an email from Nokia that this is coming soon and offering a discount on a second unit.

Not sure how different this is from the Beddit, which is still available from Apple.

Going my memory, but isn't this basically a 100% product feature overlap - with the exception of the home automation "features" that the Nokia unit is including? But I would guess most people are managing that area already and don't need their sleep monitoring tech to do that? I don't, anyway.

I used a Beddit for a while. It seemed accurate enough, but didn't provide any real insights and certainly (for me; YMMV) nothing that was actionable.

I guess my one real comment on this is that I have not been impressed by how Nokia has managed the Withings product line, so I'd be a little hesitant to jump onto their bandwagon on any new products.
 
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