DreamOn: works with your body to activate natural, restful sleep

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DreamOn is a new wearable designed to help you stop counting sheep and get some actual rest. Recently launched on Indiegogo, the wrist-based device calms your body and activates its natural sleep process.

The brain emits a separate type of wave for each stage of sleep (awake, light sleep, deep sleep, etc.). When you go to bed these waves begin to slow as alertness relaxes and the mind drifts into slumber. This is known as slow wave non-REM sleep. Moving into deeper sleep requires transitioning to even slower waves. DreamOn is designed to assist in this transition.

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The band does this by emitting low-frequency gentle pulses that activate your body’s natural sleep process. This in turn coaxes your brain to replicate the signal and calms the body. The wearable uses entrainment, a phenomenon where a brain mirrors the pattern of an external signal. It’s natural, completely drug-free, non-habit forming, and is based on sleep science.

The accompanying smartphone app offers sleep tracking, meditations, soundscapes and other tools to help you sleep better. The company says DreamOn is designed for poor sleepers, power nappers, frequent flyers, new parents, students, shift workers and anyone else who may have difficulty getting a good night’s rest.

The project is doing well on the crowdfunding platform and with 25 days to go DreamOn has raised enough funds to go into production stage. $109 (the product will enter retail at $200) will get you a DreamOn band, a usb charger and access to the mobile app. Backers can expect to receive the device early next year.

Price: $109 and up

Funding open:

$50,912 raised out of $40,000 goal
25 days left

Estimated delivery: January 2019

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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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