Apple hires a sleep research expert to join its iWatch project

Love them or hate them, Apple’s products tend to generate a lot of hype, and the Cupertino company’s rumored iWatch is already one of the more highly anticipated wearable devices of 2014. There have been many rumors surrounding the iWatch and according to reports, they are reporting that Apple has recently hired a certain Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research who is an expert on sleep research.

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological methods of improving sleep quality. The possibilities here are absolutely fascinating. Before joining Apple, Raymann served as a senior scientist at Philips Research working as a lead on various sleep related research projects. He founded the Philips Sleep Experience Laboratory, a non-clinical sleep research facility, and also lead projects researching various aspects of sleep and activity monitoring through the Philips’ Consumer Lifestyle Sleep Research Program and the company’s Brain, Body, and Behavior group. 

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