Earlier this week, Apple received FCC clearance with a new sleep monitor product that looked like an updated version of Beddit Sleep Monitor as it purchased in 2017. Today, the updated Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5 (replaces version 3.0) is now available through Apple Big.
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The new Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5 sells for $ 149.95 and is now available in Apple Stores and is sent to customers in a few days. Withings (formerly Nokia Health) has a similar product that sells for $ 99 and currently sells to $ 79.99.
The first revision to Beddit Sleep Monitor since Apple bought the sleep tracking company includes a small design change to the actual hardware and the iOS app to manage the sleep monitor also has a new version. All names of Android support are also removed from the Beddit website as far as we can tell.
Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5 is not a radical change from the previous 3.0 version. There is still a 2mm thin strip as you put your mattress and power through USB. It connects to an iPhone app to send spam trace data to the Beddit app and Apple's health program (with permission) and is still announced as not requiring a "laptop" like Apple Watch – although Beddit has an Apple Watch app for to track the nap.
The original Bed iOS app on the existing Beddit Developer account has also been updated and rebranded as specifically version 3.0 of the sleep monitor hardware. A new Beddit app has appeared under Apple's developer account with support for the brand new 3.5 hardware.
Here is a technical specification of 3.5 and 3.0 versions:
Probably the new hardware was already on its way when Apple bought Beddit last year. Apple probably has bigger plans with Beddit and sleep tracking experts besides selling a pillow that goes under your sheets to track sleep.
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