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Ford’s clever bed stops your sleeping partner hogging the whole thing

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Your annoying, bed-hogging partner has met its match.

Ford has designed what it calls a “lane-keeping bed,” in which pressure sensors monitor when a sleeper is out of their lane.

When the sensors detect your partner has moved into your space, a conveyor belt built into the bed aims to gently realign them into place.

We have questions: Will the moving conveyor belt wake you up? And can you switch off the lane-keeping feature, if you just like to cuddle? 

It doesn’t really matter though, because the “lane-keeping bed” is sadly only a gimmick to promote the carmaker’s lane assist feature. Still kinda cool, though.

“Lane-Keeping Aid in our cars can make driving easier and more comfortable,” Ford Europe marketing director Anthony Ireson said in a statement online.

“We thought that showing how similar thinking could be applied to a bed, would be a great way to highlight to drivers a technology that they might not previously have been aware of.”

Ford has been creating prototypes based off car features, like the noise-cancelling kennel it released back in December. Blanket hoggers, you’re next.

Source : https://mashable.com/article/ford-bed-hoggers-sleep/