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SleepScore launches free app to use smartphone to monitor sleep

The microphone and speaker of a smartphone will be able to monitor sleep and combine it with SleepScore's algorithms.

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SleepScore has launched a mobile app that's designed to track sleep by using a smartphone's microphone and speaker to detect sleep patterns.

The company is part of a digital health movement. Previously, SleepScore required hardware to track sleep patterns.

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SleepScore uses sonar algorithms from parent ResMed to diagnose sleep problems and insights.

SleepScore's free app is also likely to give the company more data to improve insights.

As for the launch plan, SleepScore's free app is available on iOS with an Android rollout in the works.

The app includes a SleepScore from one to 100, history for the past seven days, goal setting, alarms, and product recommendations. That latter item is likely going to be an up sell opportunity to SleepScore Max.

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