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Sleep Improvement Apps

This App Sleep Tracker Has 'The Prof' Teach You How to Sleep Better

— October 9, 2014 — Tech
The Sleepio app sleep tracker uses a clinically-proven program to help you fall asleep 50% faster without the need to take any pills or medicine that will induce sleep. Sleepio was created by Professor Colin Espie of the University of Oxford, which comes into play in the app, as a cheery cartoon character called 'The Prof' serves as your personal guide to a better night's sleep.

With the help from the app, you're able to tell The Prof when you're finding it difficult to fall asleep, wake up, or summon energy throughout the day. The app teaches users a range or cognitive and behavioral techniques in order to help them adopt a better lifestyle for an improved sleep pattern. The app even syncs to the Apple HealthKit, or Jawbone Up to import even more sleep data.
Trend Themes
1. Sleep Improvement - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop advanced sleep improvement techniques using cognitive and behavioral techniques.
2. App Sleep Trackers - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create new sleep tracker apps that offer personalized guidance for better sleep based on clinically-proven programs.
3. Technology and Sleep - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Innovate wearable technology to track sleep patterns and provide personalized recommendations for improving sleep quality.
Industry Implications
1. Healthcare - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate sleep improvement apps into healthcare services to enhance overall patient well-being.
2. Wellness - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop wellness programs that incorporate app sleep trackers to help individuals optimize their sleep habits.
3. Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with sleep improvement apps to incorporate sleep tracking features into wearable technology devices.
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