Today we released major updates to the wake-up experience in the Eight Sleep app. From brand new features to design improvements, every single upgrade was made to better support your sleep fitness journey by optimizing your wake up experience.
Formerly known as the Thermo Alarm, the upgraded experience of Wake Up includes a variety of new and advanced features to help you achieve sleep fitness, including:
Keeping a consistent wake up time and routine allows the body to go through the sleep stages more efficiently. Our bodies crave consistency and we naturally become more alert closer to our wake up time. If you vary your wake up routine too much, it throws off your natural sleep rhythm and affects sleep quality. With Wake Up, the Eight Sleep Pod provides the tools for you to achieve your optimal wake up experience and increase productivity throughout the day.
With the launch of the Pod Pro, you can pair Wake Up with the Pod’s GentleRise technology for an elevated wake up experience. The first alarm of its kind, it uses gentle vibration at chest level to wake you up without any sound.
Rather than using light and sound that abruptly wakes you up regardless of where you are in your sleep cycle, the vibration gently uses movement to wake the body up. Plus if you sleep with a partner, it does not disrupt your partner since the vibration is unique to your side of the bed.
Upgrade to the Pod Pro to unlock the vibration alarm and other advanced features like HRV tracking.