Device records snores to track sleep

March 30, 2015 4:27 PM

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Device records snores to track sleep

A system that records the sounds of every breath and snore you utter while sleeping may offer an alternative to clinical sleep-tracking technology, new research suggests.

Researchers in Israel developed an algorithm to analyze a person's recorded breathing sounds, in order to measure sleep duration and detect sleep disorders. For example, the device could be used to diagnose people with obstructive sleep apnea, who stop breathing many times during the night, they sai...

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