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- Natural treatment for insomnia
- Comfortable cotton cover with soft foam layer
- Helps regulate breathing for falling asleep faster
- Includes settings for sleep, relaxation, and meditation.
- Customize breathing rhythms and sounds, or choose from preprogrammed settings
- Cover is machine washable to maintain good hygiene
- Must be charged for four hours everyday
- Requires the use of a smartphone app
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How Does the Somnox Sleep Robot Work?
The Somnox Sleep Robot has three distinct features that assist in providing a soothing sleep experience to the user.
Breathing regulation: Breathing exercises can be a useful tool for some who struggle to fall asleep. Breathing techniques bring the body into a relaxed and calm state. Focusing on breathing can help quiet the mind of racing thoughts that promote stress and anxiety which can interfere with falling asleep and having restorative, quality sleep. The Somnox Sleep Robot moves as if it were inhaling and exhaling. The sleeper mimics the breathing pattern of the robot. In the app, the user can select from numerous breathing rhythms or they may customize their own. It’s possible for the sleeper to customize a breathing pattern to that of a loved one which many users say is calming especially while sleeping alone.
Audio: The Somnox Sleep Robot contains a speaker that can play relaxing sounds to lull the user to sleep. Users may select from several preloaded options within the app or they may upload their own. Meditative tracks, lullabies, white noise, and the sound of a heartbeat are all options within the app. Users select the duration of the audio in the app, as well. Simple volume controls are on the bottom of the sleep robot near the power button. Users who prefer a silent room can choose to not enable any audio.
Comfort: The shape of the Somnox Sleep Robot is designed to be optimal for spooning. Similar to a sleep tracker, the robot contains sensors that measure the sleeper’s heart rate and breathing. Both of those are located on the convex side of the sleep robot so those will be most efficient when the robot is hugged.
The robot is covered with a thin foam layer so it feels similar to a heavy stuffed animal. The removable outer cover is a soft 100 percent cotton fabric.
What’s Included with the Somnox Sleep Robot?
The Somnox Sleep Robot comes in a bundle with all you need to get started using the robot. Each order includes:
- The Somnox Sleep Robot
- One washable sleeve
- Charger (choice of several country/region specific plug options)
- Setup guide and Sleep Toolkit guide
- Free access to the mobile application (iOS and Android)
- 16GB microSD card stored in robot
The set-up process for the Somnox Sleep Robot is simple and laid out in simple to follow steps. Before using, the robot will need to be charged for at least four hours. The robot should not be used while it’s charging as the cord poses a safety risk.
Somnox Technical Specifications
The table below lists dimensions, weight, and other key aspects of the Somnox Sleep Robot.
|Dimensions||14″H x 8″W x 5″D|
|Charger Power Consumption||100-240V, 50/60Hz|
|Power Source||Battery operated, requires daily charging|
|Connection||Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy|
|Battery Duration||10 hours|
|Cover Material||100% cotton|
Additional Product Specs
The Somnox Sleep Robot is controlled and customized in its accompanying smartphone app. In order to use the robot, users need the app to be running on phones compatible with Android or iOS.
The sleep robot comes with a 16 gigabyte microSD card inside which stores data programed via the app.
How Much Does the Somnox Sleep Robot Cost?
The Somnox Sleep Robot costs $599. Additional washable sleeves sell for $49.
Sleep Trial 30 nights
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Warranty 2 year warranty
Made In The Netherlands
How long does it take to get used to the sleep robot?
Some sleepers may take as little as a few nights to get used to the Somnox Sleep Robot in bed, but others may take up to a month. The company recommends trying the product for at least seven nights.
Can the sleep robot be used by more than one person?
Somnox says two people sleeping in the same bed can use the sleep robot at the same time if it’s placed between the two individuals as both will feel the breathing motion as well as hearing any audio.
Does the sleep robot need Wifi and Bluetooth at night?
The Somnox Sleep Robot needs a wifi and Bluetooth connection to set up, but it does not use either while active at night.
Can the Somnox Sleep Robot be washed?
The robot comes with a removable cover that can be washed in the washing machine in water up to 140 degrees. The robot itself cannot be washed.
Will the robot be damaged if it falls out of bed?
The robot was tested with falls of about two feet, simulating a standard bed height and sustained no damage. Somnox says falls out of bed should not cause any harm.
8 of 10 owner experiences show customers have a positive experience with Somnox, regardless of whether they like the Somnox Sleep Robot.
Somnox launched in 2017 and debuted the Somnox sleep robot in early 2019. The design came from robotics engineers in Delft, Netherlands. This is the first and currently the only product Somnox has made.
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