Technology in the home is growing by leaps and bounds. New cool gadgets are coming out on a daily basis. Gadgets that are made to make your life easier! Not only can you hook up your house to be a smart home, but there is special tech you can use to get the best sleep of your life.
A bed that will keep you at the perfect temperature, a light that slowly turns on and off to mimic the sun rising and setting, a mattress with infrared technology to help your muscles rest and recover. There is so much amazing tech out there for creating a smart bedroom. We are going to share with you some of our all time favorite bedroom tech items for designing the ultimate smart bedroom.
Smart Home Hubs & Alarm Clocks:
Smart homes are simply made easier with the addition of smart home hubs and smart speakers. Whether you prefer the Google Dot, Alexa Echo Spot or Dot, or any other version. These hubs can connect with many of the other smart devices and gadgets that we have on this list. With these hubs you can program different functions from setting a daily wake up call, new updates in the morning, or vocal commands for turning on your lights or your vacuum. Simply put, a smart home simply is not complete without one of these.
Amazon Echo Dot
Smart home hubs like the Amazon Dot truly enhances all other smart features in your home. It can be integrated with so many other devices that you can then run by vocal commands. It also serves as a great little alarm clock.
You can schedule through vocal commands or through an app on your phone. With such a useful device that can also serve as an alarm clock, there is really no reason to have a tradition single purpose alarm clock any longer.
Amazon Echo Spot
The Echo Spot has a beautiful screen that can show you the time, weather updates, or it can even connect with your front door camera to show you who is ringing your doorbell.
This is one smart device that takes the Amazon Dot up a notch. It does serve as a wonderful alarm clock, however it also does countless other things as well.
The Google Home is also a hub, so many of the features line up with the Amazon Alexa that you really only need one or the other. These products in fact work so similarly that many argue between which works better than the other while the truth is that it comes down to personal opinion.
Google Home is a great smart home hub that can wake you up, give you the news, control your smart gadgets through vocal commands, connect to the internet or Bluetooth. What more could you possibly as for?
Philips Hue Go Lights
Wish you could wake up naturally to the rising of the sun every morning? You can! Light alarms like the Philips Hue Go Lights can be programmed to gradually turn on in the morning to mimic the rising sun. Without any noise what so ever your body will sense the rising light and begin to send signals to your brain that it is time to rise and shine.
The Philips Hue Go Lights can be scheduled to rise and set at certain times as well as create colored mood lighting. All controlled on an app on your phone. This is one highly customizable smart light. (You can even connect them to your Alexa or Google Dot)
Casper Glow Light
The Casper Light uses the same type of wake up call as the Philips Hue Go Lights. The Casper light gradually increases light to mimic the sum rising in the morning. Casper also added other fun features for dimming and setting in order to make this portable light a great addition to your smart bedroom.
No startling alarms here, just scheduling your own personal sunrise and sunset. Perfect for lulling you to sleep and waking you up naturally in the morning.
Smart Temperature Regulation:
The chiliPAD is a smart mattress pad that can heat or cool your bed to just about whatever temperature you please. The pad has water that runs trough very small tubes in order to make your bed the perfect sleeping temperature. The chiliPAD can be easily controlled with a wireless remote to cool you down or warm yourself as you need it.
No more fighting over the AC either, even if you like it cool while your partner likes it hot, you can both be comfortable with the chiliPAD because you can customize your side of the bed to a different temperature than the other. Making this a great option for couples.
The BedJet is also a heating and cooling gadget for your mattress. Although, the Bed Jet heats or cools air under your blanket. No more shivering cold nights or waking up hot and sweaty. Instead you will get the perfect temperature in your bed for instant relief.
The BedJet is controlled by a wireless remote that controls airflow, temperature and even the time it will run for.
Nest Thermostat – Overstock
If you are looking to create a smart home, then Nest is going to be one of your best friends. Nest has smoke detectors, front door locks, door bell cameras, stand alone cameras, and even alarm systems. However, today we are looking at the Nest Thermostat as it has added benefits for sleep. Staying the right temperature at night is vital if you want a great nights sleep.
Which is why the Nest Thermostat is so wonderful, it can be scheduled to turn on and off at different schedules as well as be controlled on an app on your phone. Which means if you wake up in the middle of the night burning up and sweating you can easily flip on the AC from the comfort of your bed. No need to even flip over, now that is too easy.
Hot Sleepers! Head over to our post Best Cooling Sleep Products For Hot Sleepers for our top products for staying cool.
Purple Adjustable Base
If you have not seen a new adjustable bed frame recently, then you may be unaware of the seriously cool features they have now. The Purple PowerBase for example does far more than simply adjust your sleeping position. The PowerBase also has multiple massage zones, under bed lighting features, USB ports, and can even be controlled through an app on your phone. This is truly a luxury smart home bed frame.
Lineal Adjustable Base by Saatva
The Lineal Adjustable Base designed by Saatva is another one of the high end/high tech adjustable bases that we have tried. It has wave massage, under bed lighting, a simple remote control, and even a whisper quiet motor. Saatva is known for their luxury mattresses, but this adjustable base takes it to a whole new level.
Learn more about the benefits of using an Adjustable Base on our post: Benefits of an Adjustable Bases
High Tech Sleep Trackers:
FitBit Charge 3 – Overstock
FitBit is known for it’s benefits for tracking your fitness and activity level. What you may not be familiar with is that the FitBit also is incredibly beneficial for tracking the quality of your sleep.
The FitBit Charge 3 along with many other varieties of FitBit, now can track how much sleep you are getting along with how many hours of REM sleep you are getting throughout the night.
Beddit 3 Smart Sleep Monitor
The Beddit Sleep Tracker is a thin strip that lays underneath your sheets and can be used to track your sleeping habits. The pad sends information to an app on your phone. It not only tracks your wake and sleep patterns, it also monitors heart rate, bedroom temperature, breathing patterns, and snoring.
This is a great choice for anyone who is especially interested in knowing their snoring habits. If you are worried about sleep disorders like sleep apnea. The more you know about your sleep habits, the better you can take care of yourself and improve your sleep health.
Smart Bedroom Furniture:
SOBRO Smart Nightstand Table
If you are wanting to make a single purchase that is going to immediately make your room feel like a tech savvy, then this is the purchase to make. The SOBRO Smart Bedside Table is seriously cool. While this may look like your standard mid-century modern style nightstand, it is in fact much more.
This nightstand has a built in chill drawer for cool drinks, LED mood lighting and LED motion sensor lighting for late night visibility. But wait, there is so much more. This smart nightstand also comes with wireless charging for your phone, as well as a dock station for laptops and tablets. It even has Bluetooth speakers! Did we miss anything? Oh right, it is also a bedside table. This thing does it all.
AXIS Gear – Smart Blinds
Keep the light our or let it shine with automatic blinds. These blinds will make your bedroom feel like a smart home haven. With a simple click onto your phone you can close your blinds to take a nap midday or open them up in the morning to let the sunshine in.
These smart blinds feel totally luxurious. We think you are going to get a thrill out of opening your blinds in the morning. With so many fun gadgets around these days, why not have automatic blinds?
Air Quality Gadgets:
Proscenic 807C Humidifier with App-Control
A humidifier that you can control from an app on your phone? Yes please! If there is anything you can add to your room that prevents you from getting out of bed, then it is beneficial. Humidifiers are wonderful for keeping your sinuses and lungs healthy and happy.
Yet! It always seems to be one of those things that you forget to turn on and have to inevitably get out of your warm cozy bed to turn on.
This will no longer be the case with this app controlled Proscenic Humidifier.
Molekule Air Mini Purifier
The Molekule brand is well known for
their top quality are purifiers. If you are someone who is a stickler for removing germs, dust, pollen, even bacteria and viruses from the air you breath.
Then the Molekule is right up your alley. The Molekule Air and Molekule Air Mini are both made to be controlled by an app on your phone. Allowing you to turn it on and off whenever you please even if you’re away from home or simply in the other room.
Moona Pillow Pad
Never worry about having to flip to the cool side of your pillow ever again! The Moona Pillow Pad is a pillow cooling device that allows you to keep your pillow the perfect temperature all night long.
This handy device helps to keep you cool or warm throughout the night. Simply place the thin soft pad into your pillow case and enjoy. This clever little pillow pad may be small but it creates a huge difference in how comfortably you sleep.
Somnox Sleep Robot:
What smart bedroom would be complete without a robot to snuggle with? The Somnox Sleep Robot is made to encourage slow deep breathing in order to encourage relaxing and peaceful sleep. Simply curl up with the Somnox Sleep Robot and turn it on. The Somnox will gently move in and out and create soft relaxing sounds. You can also upload your own sound tracks.
This way you can listen to whatever you please, if it is relaxing music, meditation practice, audiobook, or whatever else you like to listen to as you gently fall asleep. This helps to train your breathing to slow down, which helps to relax the body and mind. All so you can let go of tension and fall asleep easier.
How To Design Your Smart Bedroom – Final Thoughts:
As more and more smart gadgets and tools are created, one thing that starts to really take your smart home or bedroom to the next level is integration. The more you can integrate all of your smart tools the better. This is becoming easier with more products having Wifi, Bluetooth, and smartphone apps. We suggest starting with a smartphone and a hub (like Google Home or Amazon Dot).
These items are two of the best tools you can have in order to make using your smart bedroom as simple as possible. Which of course what having a tech savvy bedroom is all about, making your life easier. We hope these fun tools are going to bring the smart bedroom of your dreams into a reality.
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