X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Pillow Robot Stops You from Snoring, Promises Not to Kill You in Your Sleep

by Range
Advertisement

Jukusui-kun is a robot in a pillow. But it’s not any ordinary pillow-robot. Jukusui-kun helps you stop snoring. If you’ve ever slept with someone that snores, you’ll know that getting a good night’s rest can be a challenge. Heck, sometimes being in the same house as a snorer can be disruptive. Thankfully, the Japanese have solved the problem… with technology!

snore_stopping_pillow_robot

The robotic pillow was developed at the Kabe laboratory at Waseda University in Tokyo. It’s shaped like a bear and is supposed to stop snoring in heavy sleepers. The name translates to Mr. Deep-Sleep. It comes equipped with a microphone to detect snoring. There is also a sensor which monitors your heart rate and blood oxygen levels. Usually, when snoring starts, blood oxygen levels drop and your heart rate goes up. Once snoring is detected, the paws come into action, gently brushing the snorer’s head to stop them from sawing any more logs.

Jukusui-kun was exhibited at the 19th International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo earlier this month, but for now, plans for its commercialization have not been announced.

[via Japan Trends]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Deal: 3-in-1 Charging Cable

Deal: 3-in-1 Charging Cable

Zenth 3D Labyrinth

Zenth 3D Labyrinth

Moldy Creations Phone Cases

Moldy Creations Phone Cases

Advertisement
Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

This Double-Wide Jeep Wrangler Doesn’t Fit in a Lane

This Double-Wide Jeep Wrangler Doesn’t Fit in a Lane

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg