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Automagically making the bed 3 seconds after you´re up: how to take a pee that fast?
Some inventions seem to be made by people who don´t think things through. Sounds great though and you can put it on manual if you need more than 3 secs ;)
 
The Smart Bed That Makes Itself
A little spanish furniture manufacturer promises to realize one of your dreams: a bed that makes itself every morning.
by +Kellya Clanzig, +EuroTech; Germany

The bed is equipped with a device that enables it to automatically straighten the bedding. More precisely, the top cover (duvet), the pillowcase, and the pillow itself are straightened mechanically, while the bottom sheet is kept straight since it is attached with Velcro to the mattress cover. All of this is done in only 50 seconds.

The mechanism can be activated manually, using a remote control. Alternatively, it can be set in an automatic mode. In this case, three seconds after the person gets up, the mechanism is activated and automatically begins to make the bed, straightening the bed cloths and putting them in order.

Operation
When the bed-making mechanism is activated, a lid on each side of the bed opens and a mechanical arm with two rollers emerges on each side at the foot of the bed. After positioning the lateral cord that holds the duvet between the two rollers, the arm pulls the duvet up to the head of the bed. Once the cord is fully extended, the arm descends and the lid closes. At the same time, the pillows are straightened by cords attached to the pillowcases after which the panels rotate elevating the pillows; once the upper coverlet has been stretched to the head of the bed, the pillows fall back onto it.

If the mechanism is activated when the person is still in bed, the device will not function and if pressure is applied to the bed while it is being made (with the mechanism functioning) the device stops immediately until the remote control is again activated (if the switch is set to manual mode).

The only unknown, but an important one, is the price of this device. On their website, OHEA only proposes to send a message to be kept in touch. This is a project to follow for anyone who doesn't like to look like a slouch.

How much would you be willing to pay for eliminating this daily chore from your life?

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15 comments
 
Needs more fine tuning and "business needs" alignment.....other than that geek cool!
 
Interesting product, but I would not buy it. I hate if I can't freely move the blanket and wrap it around me. In this case I think the foot side of the blanket is fixed so that it's impossible to move it freely.

And another thing. Nowadays it's recommended not to make you bed immediately after rising up. If you do so, you give house dust mites a nice warm environment to grow. So I've allowed myself to be lazy on this subject :-)
 
I hate to sleep late and I am still in bed when it decides to be Made!
 
I wonder how well it would handle a 13.5 TOG duvet. Great idea though.
 
+Max Huijgen 'TOG' is the indecipherable measurement standard for duvet thickness in the UK. A 13.5 TOG duvet is popular but on the thicker, heavier end of the scale. These Spanish sheets look thin and light but us British folk need thicker bedclothes. A product like this would need substantially heavier components here in the UK.
 
Nice idea for people in hurry, otherwise making a bed has never been a problem for me. 
 
+Matt Hale I know the Brits can´t sleep without a Dunnes store nearby but duvet thickness.....
 
I need one that automagically cleans up after the little kids had an accident... :p
 
Seems you can't get that one foot out from the bottom of the sheets to regulate temperature. It's close, but that's a no go for me. 
 
Don't want to be hating but,... What struck me was how clumsily that little girl moves. Maybe she would be better of having to make her bed (and do other stuff that involves complex motor patterns).

Just sayin.
 
Oh, my I got entangled in the complexities of British bedding.... +Matt Hale ;)
 
I know, it's quite a minefield +Max Huijgen. I was inspired to write a ranty moany post if you'd care to see XD
 
British bedding were a Queens bed turns out to be extremely small and a King size just acceptable. 
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