Do Smart Beds Really Help Us Sleep Better?

Do Smart Beds Really Help Us Sleep Better?

The Cyber Sleep Era We should have expected this, since so many other areas of life are being digitized. Cyber monitoring and management of business and industry has been extended to our vehicles and our phones, and it has been coming into our homes. They all can be...
Cyber Sleep

Cyber Sleep

The Era of Smart Beds Smart Technology All around us we have smart technology. Our smart cameras have auto-focus, auto-exposure, and auto-zoom. They recognize faces and snap the shutter for a smile. We drive smart cars, talk on smart phones, and some of us live in...
Boyd Sleep

Boyd Sleep

From Waterbeds to a Diversified Product Line A Student’s Project In 1977, waterbeds were popular, and they were gaining market share at the expense of innerspring mattresses.  A college business student named Dennis “Denny” Boyd devised a business model for one of his...
Air-Pedic 700

Air-Pedic 700

A Little Higher and Plusher The 11” high Air-Pedic 700 is the next Air-Pedic memory foam adjustable airbed above the 10” Air-Pedic 500. Where the two models differ is in the depth of the memory foam, 1” in the 500 and 2” in the 700. They both have 2” of...
Air-Pedic 1200

Air-Pedic 1200

The Ultra-Luxury Airbed At 13 inches high, the Air-Pedic 1200 is not the highest adjustable airbed by Air-Pedic (a brand of Selectabed), but it is billed as the most luxurious. Selectabed compares it to the now discontinued x12 by Sleep Number (another example of SN...
Air-Pedic 500

Air-Pedic 500

Airbeds with Memory Foam Of the current adjustable airbeds by Air-Pedic (a Selectabed brand), the Air-Pedic 500 is their entry level memory foam design. It is also one of only two models not compared by Selectabed to Sleep Number models. The Air-Pedic 500 is 10” high,...
Air-Pedic Adjustable Airbeds

Air-Pedic Adjustable Airbeds

Air-Pedic Beds After two years of testing, Selectabed (the mattress subsidiary of Relief-Mart) launched its own adjustable airbed, the Air-Pedic, in 2014. Two of the early models, the Air-Pedic 200 and Air-Pedic 300, were 2-chamber dual comfort beds. They have since...
On the Air with Airbeds

On the Air with Airbeds

Adjustable Airbeds for Bedrooms In 1981, Comfortaire introduced the first adjustable airbed designed for use in home bedrooms. The founder of Comfortaire left the company to found Select Comfort, which introduced the Sleep Number beds, with numbered settings and dual...
Side Sleeping – Part 3

Side Sleeping – Part 3

Is Side Sleeping the Best Position? This is Part 3. Click here for Part 1 or Part 2. Beds for Side Sleepers Each sleeping position has its own benefits and disadvantages. For side sleepers and the others, the bed and the pillows can mitigate the disadvantages for a...
Side Sleeping – Part 2

Side Sleeping – Part 2

Is Side Sleeping the Best Position? This is part 2 of Side Sleeping. Click here for Part 1 or Part 3 Medical Research Results Now several health and wellness writers have been promoting side sleeping as more healthful than other positions. The obvious reason is...