Sleepion 2: Sight, light and aroma to help you sleep better

Sleepion 2: Sight, light and aroma to help you sleep better

Millions of people around the world struggle to get a good night’s rest. A new Japanese technology product, Sleepion 2, naturally reduces stress and stimulates our three senses of smell, sight and sound to reprogram our bodies into regular rhythms of healthy sleep cycles.

Following on from their original device, Sleepion 2 uses a unique combination of soothing sounds, calming aromatherapy and light to relax your brain. It was created by the Japanese technology startup Cheero in collaboration with one of Japan’s leading sleep researchers.

“We created the Sleepion 2 to help people sleep better at night, and to improve their calm and focus during the day,” said Ryo Higashi, CEO of Cheero.

“We collaborated with renown sleep researcher Dr. Kagiya to design the Sleepion 2 for both daytime and nighttime use cases.”

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Light color, temperature and luminance can be important when it comes to balancing your body’s natural rhythms. The device aims to cater to all three of those.

When it comes to light, various studies have shown that the optimal color “temperature” is 2700 Kelvin and the optimal luminance is 35%. Sleepion 2 has a 2,500 kelvin watt light bulb that simulates the gentle pulsing of a candle.

The choice of aroma is an important part of the system. You can pick from Hinoki, Lavender, Geranium, Lemon Grass and Forest aromatized rings that insert easily into the top of the device. There is also an unscented ring in case you wish to add an essential oil of your own.

As far as sound is concerned, the “palm-sized” comes preloaded with 34 different songs to promote healthier sleep, relaxation, and concentration throughout the day. In case you are not a fan of any of the ones on the list, Bluetooth mode allows you to play relaxation music of your own.

The gadget is designed to help those who have have trouble sleeping, concentrating, or relaxing. Not just for sleep, it has different modes so you can also use it throughout the day to relax and enhance concentration.

Price:$85 and up

Funding open:
$17,051 pledged of $15,000 goal
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Estimated delivery: September 2017

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Sleepion 2: Sight, light and aroma to help you sleep better

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Marko Maslakovic

Marko founded Gadgets & Wearables in 2014, having worked for more than 15 years in the City of London’s financial district. Since then, he has led the company’s charge to become a leading information source on health and fitness gadgets and wearables.

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