Plextek Feature in Electronics Weekly on New Sensor Technology Which Tracks Sleep Patterns

Good quality sleep is linked to behavioural issues in young children. Laurence weir, Medical Technology Lead at Plextek features in electronics weekly (page 32-33) on new sensor technology which tracks sleep patterns.

“The quality of a child’s sleep can have a huge impact on their lives. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a quarter of children under the age of five do not get adequate sleep.

A continual lack of good quality sleep is linked to chronic behavioural problems, obesity, ADHD, and a string of other medical issues. Inhibitors of sleeping such as snoring, caused by physiology or illness, can limit the body’s natural sleep cycles, especially the ability to enter deep sleep.”

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