Smartphone app augments experiences to influence where your mind goes when you sleep.

 

Being entrepreneurial is a lifestyle that consumes every waking minute of your day. Dreaming big and taking leaps of chance are part of that territory. So what budding entrepreneur wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to optimize their downtime as well?

A Japanese smartphone app, the Yumemiru, lets you maximize the time you spend every night just sleeping. Yumemiru takes the self-help craze of the nineties to new scientific heights by leveraging the bundle of sensors in your smartphone. The app utilizes microphones to detect when the user is in REM sleep, the point in the night when you begin dreaming and also the moment when you are most susceptible to suggestion.

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