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The Somnox Sleep Robot helps you sleep faster, longer and wake up refreshed by slowing down your breathing, focussing your attention and playing soothing sounds.
The Somnox Sleep Robot helps you sleep faster, longer and wake up refreshed by slowing down your breathing, focussing your attention and playing soothing sounds.
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Incredible start! The first Sleep Robots are with their new families 🛌😴

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Hey there, 

Thanks to you, dreams do come true! (hence our tagline: realizing dreams)

The first Sleep Robots are with their new families! If you are still waiting, please await the tracking number to track your order. All orders will be shipped prior to March 30 (see overview below).

It has been a true roller coaster, but during the wild ride, we have learned a lot. The (dream)team today is stronger than ever and we gain so much energy from the stories we receive from our users. Helping the world sleep better, there's nothing better than that. This would have never been the case without your help, patience, and contribution. We are so thankful for you to join us in this adventure. 

We can't wait to hear about your experience with your Somnox Sleep Robot, please let us know! 

When to expect your Somnox Sleep Robot?

  1. The first orders were shipped in chronological order from March 15. 
  2. All pre-orders will be shipped before March 30, you will receive your tracking number ultimately before that date.
  3.  *Take into account that the date of actual arrival at your shipping address may vary. The shipment will have taken place before March 30. The packages are sent from the Netherlands. 
Celebrating the shipment of the first batch of Somnox Sleep Robots!
Celebrating the shipment of the first batch of Somnox Sleep Robots!

How we launched: a Pyjama Party

The Somnox Launch: Pyjama Party in the Lloyd Hotel
The Somnox Launch: Pyjama Party in the Lloyd Hotel

How to launch a sleep robot? With a   party of course! We invited selected journalists to claim their new sleep buddy in the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam and try it for 2 weeks. After a lovely dinner, we presented the story of our journey from the first sketches in University, our proud partnership with Royal Auping to the fact the Somnox Sleep Robot is now SHIPPING! It's an adventure with ups and downs but the dream team kept strong and persisted. It's a major milestone for Somnox and Auping and we celebrate the future of sleep. Sleep is, after all, the most powerful and natural medicine there is.

We can't wait to find out about the reviews of the journalists!  


The first reviews are coming in as well: 

It states: "I set the sleeprobot to turn off after 30 minutes. But I never reached the end! Which is really special, since normally I am awake until 4 AM. I can't miss my sleeprobot."

Testimonial of a test user
Testimonial of a test user

In case you didn’t do so already, join our Facebook Group: the Somnox Sleep Robot Owners Group. Where you can join fellow sleep robots owners discussing their experience. Click here to join. 

Join our Facebook Group and discuss your experience with other Somnox Sleep Robot Owners
Join our Facebook Group and discuss your experience with other Somnox Sleep Robot Owners

Closing Words

As always, if you have any questions feel free to email us (info@somnox.nl) or chat with us using our live chat tool. We are ready to answer all your questions 09:00-17:30 CET during weekdays. We try to respond within 24 hours. 

We appreciate your patience and support.

Team Somnox 

PS: For previous updates about the delivery status, check out this link

Certification complete! 🎉 Ready to start shipping! 📦

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Dear soon-to-be-sleep-robot-owners,

Yihaa! After some setbacks, we finally did it. The certification is completed successfully and all required documents have been acquired! 

Our product now meets all the legal quality requirements to start shipping.

Meanwhile, we conducted various user tests with our product that showed that we had to do some final tweaks in the production tooling. This took an additional 2 weeks, but will make your experience with the Somnox Sleep Robot and mobile application better.

We are so grateful for your faith in and support for us along the way. It has been a rollercoaster ride that would not have been possible without you. 

The robots are now manufactured for a final quality check. Our CTO (Stijn Antonisse) is heading to our factory to oversee multiple quality checks. In the next update, we will show you images of the assembly line.


When to expect your Somnox Sleep Robot?


  1. Orders will be shipped in chronological order from March 15. 
  2. All pre-orders will be shipped before March 30, you will receive your tracking number ultimately before that date.
  3.  *Take into account that the date of actual arrival at your shipping address may vary. The shipment will have taken place before March 30. The packages are sent from the Netherlands. 

In case you didn’t do so already, please share your updated shipping address in case you moved houses. You can do so by sending us an e-mail (info@somnox.nl).


Closing Words

As always, if you have any questions feel free to email us (info@somnox.nl) or chat with us using our live chat tool. We are ready to answer all your questions 09:00-17:30 CET during weekdays. We try to respond within 24 hours. 

The next update with you will be on March 15.

We appreciate your patience and support.

Team Somnox 

PS: For previous updates about the delivery status, check out this link

Choose your sleeve colour and shipping address

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Dear Somnox-supporters, 

It’s almost time for the shipment of your Somnox Sleep robot. Two more certificates came in and we won an iF Design Award.  Oh, and it’s time to pick your sleeve color! Read more below!

When will the deliveries of the sleep robots start? 

Prior to shipping, it is required to complete the certification phase. 

If completed and successful by the end of week 9 (February 25th till March 3th), then we can start the shipment of the Somnox Sleep Robot. We are now very, very close! Just one more certification test to be completed. Our estimation is that this certificate is of low-risk since we have done this one before. 

Afterward, the Somnox Sleep Robots will be shipped out in chronological order. 

  •  Kickstarter: the first batch is estimated to ship March 4 
  • IndieGoGo
  •  Webshop (based on order date) 

Re-checking your shipping address

Some of you did already! Prior to shipping, we will be sending you an email to double-check your shipping address, in case you moved to a different address. Feel free to send us your new address if you moved houses.

Certification Progress

We have exciting news: two of the last three remaining certificates to acquire are in! The test for the LVD and RED certification were successful and approved. Currently, we are working on obtaining the last, third certificate. When we pass this final test and obtain this last certificate we can finally start shipping!  

For more info on why certificates are so important, check out this link 

We can't wait to deliver your Somnox Sleep Robot! 


Sleeve Choice

As promised, you can now choose your favorite color for your sleeve.

Your package includes a grey sleeve, see the picture below. 

In case you prefer the blue sleeve, fill out this survey and we will make sure to send you that color*. 

*The ultimate deadline is February 22th. If we have not received your response by February 22th, 2019, we will send you the grey sleeve.

Choose your sleeve (1) = Blue (2) = Grey
Choose your sleeve (1) = Blue (2) = Grey

Testing Phase: Why we do what we do 

We did a lot of user tests last week and we wanted to share our experiences.

Our most important metric is the amount of life-changing stories we gather over-time. We'll be sharing more of these over time. We even made a website for it, check this link.

Testing Phase Testimonial
Testing Phase Testimonial

iF Design Award

Last week we were awarded an iF Design Award; one of the most prestigious design awards on earth. We step in the footsteps of Apple, B&O, and BMW who won this award before. On March 15th (on World Sleep Day) we will attend the award ceremony in Munich, BMW Welt. We are very honored with this award.

The Somnox Sleep Robot has been awarded an iF Design Award; one of the most prestigious design awards on planet earth
The Somnox Sleep Robot has been awarded an iF Design Award; one of the most prestigious design awards on planet earth

Closing Words

As always if you have any questions feel free to email us (info@somnox.nl) or chat with us using our live chat tool. We are ready to answer all your questions 09:00-18:00 CET during weekdays. We try to respond within 24 hours. 

The next update will be with you March 4.

We appreciate your patience and support.

Julian

Team Somnox
 

PS: For previous updates about the delivery status, check out this link.  

Good news: Major Progress with Certification

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Dear Somnox-supporters, 

As promised we would update you about the status of the delivery of your Somnox Sleep Robot and the certification status. We made major progress with the certification (for more info on our progress, see below).
 

When is the delivery going to start? 

It is required prior to shipping to complete the certification phase. 

If completed and successful by the end of week 9 (February 25th till March 3th), then we can start the shipment of the Somnox Sleep Robot.

   Afterwards, the Somnox Sleep Robots will go out in chronological order. 

  1. Kickstarter
  2. IndieGoGo
  3. Webshop (based on order date)
We did a test-run for production. Here are some pictures of our assembly line. It’s a dream coming true thanks to your support.
We did a test-run for production. Here are some pictures of our assembly line. It’s a dream coming true thanks to your support.

Certification Progress

We have exciting news, we received the following certification (Rohs, Reach, Prop65 en EMC). The last ones we need are LVD and RED (this will take place next week until February 25th).  

For more info on why certificates are so important, check out this link. 

We understand that this may be too technical, so in other words: it means we are getting closer and closer to being production ready.

Re-checking your shipping address

Prior to shipping, we will be sending you an email to double-check your shipping address, in case you moved to a different address. Feel free to send us your new address if you moved houses.

Why we do what we do 

We made a video portrait of one of our test sleepers. See the video below.
 This is what motivates us every day. Because we know that good days start with good nights and we’re here to help you become your best self each and every day.

As always if you have any questions feel free to email us (info@somnox.nl) or chat with us using our live chat tool. We are ready to answer all your questions 09:00-18:00 CET during weekdays. We try to respond within 24 hours.
 

The next update will be with you February 15th.

We appreciate your patience and support.
 

Team Somnox
 

PS: For previous updates about the delivery, status check out this link.
 

New year's resolution? The Somnox Sleep Academy is here! 🚀

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Dear dreamers,

Is your new year's resolution to sleep better?

We are excited to share with you that we have finalized the initial version of the Somnox Sleep Academy. A video course on how to improve sleep, teaching you the ins and outs on how to easily change habits in order Learn Optimal Sleep to Improve Your Health, Energy and Mind.

We created this video course for everyone that wants to know more about improving their sleep. The last 3 years in R&D at Somnox gave us a lot of knowledge about how to improve sleep. Since our sleep robot is not a silver-bullet we want to offer guidance along the way as well. Helping you to form habits that contribute to better sleep hygiene, sleep schedules and and an overall healthy lifestyle. 

You can find the course here. 100% free.

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Production Samples Came in! 

Exciting the news: the first production samples came in and they look fantastic. 
Now we await the success of the certification phase, almost there. Another update about this in week 2 of January.

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Looking back at 2018

The year 2018 sure didn’t make us sleepy. It was a wake-up call, and here we are looking back at this rollercoaster ride. 

 We are fortunate enough to be featured in many renowned publishing and broadcasting media that bring the name of Somnox to a global scale. Also, we had the honour to participate in amazing events that broaden our horizons. 

 We had some wonderful people joining our dream team that contribute to amazing results: acquired trademarks in the USA, set up the supply chain and manufacturing line, had the packaging and sleeve designed, developed our app and won honourable awards, and much more which motivates us to continue to bring better sleep to the world. 

Although we experienced some major setbacks with Somnox (delay in shipment of our sleep robot, we had to cancel our launch plan and revisit it) the team became stronger than ever.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Despite all the changes that happened in 2018, you still have faith in us, understand the situation and have stayed by our side. We wouldn’t be here without you! 

Let’s help everyone sleep better together!

Somnox 2018 Recap
Somnox 2018 Recap

 Have a sleepy 2019! 

The Somnox Team