Did COVID-19 pandemic improve our sleep?

Millions infected, people locked at home, media full of catastrophic news, economic crisis coming… We found out that our sleep habits did actually improve during the pandemic, read on to see how. Remember how it all began? We started hearing strange news about a new disease in the media. There were reports from remote countries […]

How does Sleep as Android compare to the Sleep lab

We have measured how accurate Sleep as Android is when compared to a clinical sleep lab. And the results look very good! Smart wake up’s chance to not ring in PSG-measured N3 deep sleep is 96%. We are 2.5 times more accurate in spotting the REM phase than blind chance. We can detect 30% of […]

Sleep apnea & pulse oximetry

What is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disease, which can frequently be difficult to diagnose.It’s prevalence in general population is around 2 – 7% [2] (with pessimistic estimates ranging up to 25% in men [3]). More than 80% of the population is not diagnosed[1]. Sleep Apnea is a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops for […]

The World is Sleep Deprived

Well behind us are the times when the planet was black at night, only every so often the darkness disturbed by light of an occasional fire, at first from a lightning, later from bonfires of the first human geeks. Some time ago we have created an animation based on our user data from SleepCloud showing […]

Sleep Phaser version 2

Urbandroid is proud to introduce the second generation of their sleep tracking bedside lamp Sleep Phaser! The new version is a big change in design and a step forward in usability. What does it do? Sleep Phaser is a bedside lamp that detects your sleep phases using a passive infrared sensor – a similar sensor […]

Closing comments on our documentation pages

Hello all folks! We hope this wouldn’t hurt anyone, but we have closed comments on our documentation, in an effort to centralize input from our users. Most of the interaction in the comments was directed towards us as the app developers and it was mostly questions that would qualify as support requests. We feel that […]

Shiny & new Sleep as Android

Release romance for the biggest update of the year With the latest update, we’ve begun a transition to what you might call “layman-friendly Sleep as Android”. We realize that the app is very complex and needs quite a bit of learning to use it to the full potential. We are definitely not aiming for compromise […]

Garmin addon goes open source

After too-long a struggle with what seems to be a flood of models of Garmin smartwatches, each coming with a different set of problems, we have decided to open-source the Garmin addon and watch-app code. We hope this will be the best way we can keep the Garmin integration up to date when Garmin spits […]