Need to know how well (or bad) you’re sleeping? You might want to check out SleepTrak. It calculates sleep efficiency with with NFC Technology. T-Mobile has partnered with Meridian Health and iMPak Health to deploy the offering today with the Nokia Astound (C7).
You’ll need 3 things.
The state-of-the-art, Near Field Communication (NFC) sleep assessment card is worn during the night and tracks overall activity levels associated with sleep. In the morning, simply tap the card to your Nokia Astound for a complete analysis of your sleep patterns, efficiency and trends. SleepTrak combines data on your sleep with common daily symptoms and activities into a core sleep assessment that can show you the impact of lifestyle on your sleep patterns. Data collected can be shared via e-mail and used as a baseline assessment for a more comprehensive sleep study.
Let’s take a look at some quotes from the press release.
Carol Ash, M.D., board certified sleep expert at Meridian Health
In today’s digital age, the lack of quality sleep is one of the main health concerns of both men and women. Linking the SleepTrak offerings to a NFC-capable device on T-Mobile’s network will increase the user’s access and visibility to critical health-related information in a convenient and unobtrusive way.
Matt Millen, Vice President of Small and Medium Business Sales at T-Mobile USA.
T-Mobile sees NFC as one of the ways we can deliver value to our customers and help businesses evolve. Our NFC-capable smartphones on T-Mobile’s reliable nationwide 4G network are helping iMPak Health and Meridian Health to bring complex capabilities, like a professional sleep assessment session, to the consumer market for a fraction of the price. The opportunities for NFC technology appear limitless.