Ford's Lane-Keeping Bed Takes Inspiration from Its Driver-Assist Tech

Many people share a bed with a partner who is notorious for taking up more than their fair share of space on the bed and to address this, Ford developed a concept called the 'Lane-Keeping Bed' inspired by the lane-keeping aid technology found in its cars. Since dozens of unconscious, major movements are made by sleepers during the night, the design of the bed automatically helps to keep both parties on their own side.

The design of the bed is centered around a revolving mattress and pressure sensors that help to roll unruly sleepers back into their own "lane." Since having one's space invaded by a partner who is constantly shifting can be disturbing during the night, this bed concept has the potential to keep sleepers from being rudely awakened.