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You’ve heard it all before: a good night’s sleep is important. Various sensors try to relate how you slept the night before, and Beddit is no different. Now, it’s asking your Apple Watch to help tell you how well you slept.
It might even tell you to take a nap.
Beddit’s new Apple Watch app provides “around the clock” sleep tracking, as the actual hardware communicates with your watch while it charges on your nightstand.
The Beddit band resides under your sheets, and measures your breathing, movement and heart rate. Beddit tells me its band is so sensitive it can read your heart rate through the mattress, but it’s designed to sit under your sheets.
The information your Beddit band shares with the Apple Watch also links back to HealthKit, and will show up in the Health app on your iPhone.
Your Apple Watch will also be able to show you your Beddit Sleep Score, which accounts for all of your deep and restful sleep to let you know if you rested well or not. If Beddit thinks you should take a nap (and it will let you know if you should), you can use your Apple Watch to schedule a quick snooze.
Beddit is also coming to Apple Store, both online and in-store. The app is free, and the Beddit band retails for $149.99.
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