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The company behind this $599 robot shaped like a bean claims it solves sleep problems if you cuddle with it - here's how it works

Posted On: 30 May 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The company behind this $599 robot shaped like a bean claims it solves sleep problems if you cuddle with it - here's how it works

The Somnox Sleep Robot claims to be the solution to sleep-related problems, without medication.
The $600 robot plays meditative music and slows a person's breathing to help them fall asleep.
The robot is currently out of stock in Canada and the US.
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It sounds too good to be true: a robot with calming capabilities helps you fall asleep and stay asleep all night, no medication necessary.
Of course, there's a catch: it costs $599. Norwegian company Somnox says its on a mission to "Bring the world better sleep, naturally."
The company was started in 2017, born out of the engineer founder Julian Jagtenberg's desire to help his mother sleep. Jagtenberg says that he talked to sleep scientists and consulted studies. The first prototype was too big and too loud, but eventually he arrived at the current version of the sleep robot, inspired by meditation, mindfulness, and the way that sleeping babies pick up on their parents' breathing.
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