Consumer sleep technologies – including mobile device apps and wearable devices – have the potential to both improve and impair collective and individual sleep health, according to a review published in the December issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. According to the authors, consumer sleep technologies may help raise public awareness of the importance of sleep. However, the progressive encroachment of electronic devices into the sleep environment may worsen patients’ sleep due to excessive light, noise, or other intrusive aspects.

Read the review in JCSM – Consumer Sleep Technologies: A Review of the Landscape