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How you sleep determines how you feel the next day, and continuous sleep disruptions and issues can even lead to health problems. Being able to monitor your sleep patterns would be the best way to pick up any issues and, if necessary, put plans in action to solve them. Beddit is just that; a sleep monitoring tool that is simple and easy to use. The user sets up the device next to their bed and the device automatically sends the captured data to the Beddit web app. The company also provides the Beddit API which means that developers can create applications that can access the information in Beddit com.
Actwitty acts as an online curator of a user's social networking data. The system gathers data from platforms like Facebook and Twitter and categorizes them into topics such as sport, entertainment, politics and more. This creates an organized profile that can be shared with others, showing how the user's time is spent on the Internet according to topics, a trend across time of topics, key terms the user may share on specific topics, popularity in various services and more. The Actwitty API allows developers to access this data.
Wearables are the next big thing and Plantronics, maker of enterprise-grade Bluetooth headsets and other gear, wants to play a key role. The company has a dedicated developer program with PLT Labs, and is participating in hackathons around the country to raise awareness about its potential.