Sleep trackers provide valuable information about the quality of one’s rest, and help to demonstrate the effects on sleep caused by one’s diet, routine, etc. Unfortunately the most common and cheap sleep tracker available- a writst-mounted fitness tracker- is also uncomfortable and requires enough battery power to work.
Using a Walabot board we can capture similar data without the inconvenience of actually having to wear an annoying rubber band. This project demonstrates the feasibility of that idea.
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