New Amazon Device Tracks Breath Patterns While Sleeping

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A new Amazon device has the ability to track a user’s breath while sleeping.

Tech Crunch reported this week that the sleep device, known as Halo Rise, uses contactless sensors to analyze sleep quality and breathing patterns.

“Prioritizing sleep isn’t just about getting more sleep. It’s about finding the right balance between great sleep and the habits and activities you do during the day,” Amazon’s Njenga Kariuki said of the device according to Tech Crunch. “We call this ‘sleep-life harmony,’ and we strive to invent devices and services that remove the obstacles that disrupt this balance.”

The Tech Crunch report added that the system retails at $140 and is designed to work with Alexa, the company’s listening device:

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“Halo Rise works even better with Alexa, making it easier to check your sleep insights and personalize your sleep experience. For example, use a compatible Echo device to ask Alexa how you slept, sync Alexa with the Halo Rise smart alarm to be woken up by your favorite song, or combine Halo Rise with other smart lights that can be controlled using just your voice. You also have the ability to use Halo Rise as part of a personalized Alexa Routine. For instance, when you get into bed, Alexa can automatically dim the lights in the bedroom, turn off the TV, and start a relaxing meditation. Additionally, you can ask Alexa to pull up your sleep data on Echo Show, with the last night’s sleep report viewable on the device’s display.”

New technology from Big Tech companies has raised serious privacy concerns over the years. In March, NewsBusters reported that Google detected body movements using radar:

“Google has previously used radar to sense body movements, including the Soli sensor, Google Pixel 4 and Nest Hub smart display. The Nest Hub detected both movements and breathing patterns of the sleeper, WIRED wrote. ‘The same Soli sensor is being used in this new round of research, but instead of using the sensor input to directly control a computer, ATAP is instead using the sensor data to enable computers to recognize our everyday movements and make new kinds of choices.’” 

In 2021, NewsBusters reported on Apple’s partnership with states to implement a digital ID system designed under Apple’s “sole discretion.”

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