The Somnus-Neu Bed Soothes All Your Senses

The Somnus-Neu Bed Soothes All Your Senses

Gregory Han
Oct 23, 2009

We thought our memory foam mattress was a big deal. Then our eyes fell onto the description and photos of the Somnus-Neu Bed, which is not so much just a bed, but a whole sleeping/rest environment that brings on the 4-star service right into your bedroom with technologies that soothe all your senses with a modern design suited for the high tech it's fitted with...


Because we know our plebian behinds won't be finding ourselves ordering the highly luxurious Somnus-Neu Bed any time soon (it won't be available until 2010 anyway, so maybe we can start a charity fund), we'll just find satisfaction in sharing some of the notable features:

  • three distinct lighting zones built in, all of which are highly efficient and fully programmable LED lights. With 16 million possible color combinations, all to ease your eyes into a relaxed state or flashbacks to experimentation in college.
  • the bed comes equipped with a Class D digital amplifier, 5 speakers and digital audio player connections for whichever device you'd like to plug-in or stream from.
  • two touch-screens, one for you and one for your partner, so you can forgo any physical interaction and just IM each other instead.
  • and the best feature is the projection screen which operates as both an automatic privacy curtain (so nobody knows about your affinity of Paulie Shore films) and a drop down projection screen for the built-in short throw HD projector to bring movie time right there in the comforts of your bed.

The Somnus-Neu iis constructed from 100% recycled wood composites, with custom upholstery and other wood finishes available.

Full tech specs:

  • Wifi card — 802.11b/g
  • Ethernet
  • RFID card reader
  • 180W  Class D digital amplifer
  • Five point internal speaker system
  • Sub audio "experience" compression driver
  • Digital Audio in/ 3.5mm Analog Audio in/ Ipod® input/Headphones out
  • HD Video Projector – High output/ short throw lens
  • Automated drop down video projection screen (8′ / 2300mm wide)
  • Dual touch screen monitors
  • Programmable/Dimmable internal reading light.
  • Programmable/Dimmable side mounted mood/ambiance light. LED. 16 million colors
  • Progammable/Dimmable underside mounted night / room/ ambient light. LED. 16 million colors
  • Automated curtains to encircle entire bed in "movie-mode" or simply for privacy.

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