Tracking sleep with self-powering smart pillow

060822SmartPillowHRX1000The human body needs sleep as much as it needs food and water. Yet many people fail to get enough, causing both mind and body to suffer. People who struggle to snooze could benefit from monitoring their sleep, but they have limited options for doing so.

In a new study published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, a team from Guangxi University, Nanning, China, describes a potential solution: a self-powering smart pillow that tracks the position of the head.

For the full story, see the July 2022 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


Photo: Haiying Kou/Guangxi University