Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System

Editor rating: 8.0 / 10
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Sleep quality tracking and improvement through heart rate, cognitive behavioral therapy, and movement in bed, these are the features that the Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System promises to its users alongside with sleep lab quality data and measurements.

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System is now available for consumers looking to improve their sleep and to healthcare providers looking for a new solution to propose to their patients, The data collected by the Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System is used the in-app 7-week program, which includes exercises, tools, and advice designed to help the user.

Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System aim to address sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early.

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System design

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System as the name suggests, is a headband and not a fitness tracker worn on the wrist or sensors to be placed under the bed. That’s the first hurdle for most, as people that are already struggling to sleep may not want something additional to their heads.

However, the Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System is comfortable and soft to wear around the head and you can’t really feel any of the built-in components when laying down, which helps with comfort, which helps with comfort, but you are still hyper-aware of the fact that you got something on your head, and it is something to get used to.

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System itself is compromised of 3 strips embedded with various sensors to get, what Dreem claims, is Sleep Lab-level data to paint an accurate picture of your night.

There is a strip that goes across your forehead which features an HR monitor, 4 EEG sensors and a pulse oximeter, along with a strap that goes across the top of your skull that houses the battery and accelerometer to measure movement. There is also a strap that sits at the back of the head near the base of the skull that features two more EEG sensors along with grips to help keep the headset in place as you toss and turn through the night.

As long as you’ve got a snug-but-not-fight fit, you should get accurate readings and not have to worry about the headband coming off while you are asleep. The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement Systems when it has been removed prematurely and provides information via the app on how to better secure the Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System the following night.

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System features

YOu will find a micro USB port of charging and a button on the top band that can be used to activate and deactivate sleep tracking without the need to use the app, and a touch-sensitive surface that you can use to adjust the volume of the various sleep aid available to you, which you can read more about below.

Sleep tracking on Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System is compatible with iOS and Android, the hardware can perform amazingly but without an app to provide the sleep data it is a bit pointless.

The app on Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System, is where you can set your bedtime reminder, alarm and wake up window, sounds to help you fall asleep and enable deep sleep stimulation to improve periods of a deep sleep, but it is the presentation of the data where Dreem really excels.

Once you wake up and remove the Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System the headband uses Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to upload and process your sleep data, this is done via the app in the case of Bluetooth, so no need to worry about wasting cellular data to get your sleep data.

The app deliver metrics in the form of a handy graphic broken down into the categories including sleep onset, deep sleep, and movement, and would display an overlay of your average scores, allowing you to see if you slept better or worse than the previous nights without delving into the numbers. That has since been removed from the app.

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System verdict

The Dreem 2 EEG Headband and Sleep Improvement System is an impressive sleep tracking headband with a range of advanced sensors, a well-built and user-friendly app and a variety of bespoke CBT-focused programs to actively help improve your sleep and fight bad sleep habits.

There are hurdles to get over, mainly having to wear the tracker on your head, but it is something that most users will get over within a couple of nights. The main point to consider is that it is way too expensive than any other sleep tracker on the market, so make sure that you are going to get the most out of the programs available if you pick this one up.

 

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros

The most accurate consumer sleep tracker on the market

Range of applications for improving sleep

Back by innovative and wide ranging scientific research programs

Cons

NO web based portal for viewing your data

Standard data analysis

no carry case for travelling