Innovation in technology sometimes presents itself in surprising and maybe even adorable ways. Presenting Fufuly, also stylized as “fufuly,” a device that blends the coziness of a cushion with cutting-edge deep breathing technology. Media and backers are fascinated by this Kickstarter phenomenon, which has completely changed the definition of what it means to unwind and relieve tension, even though this is not the first time a company has tried to modernize a pillow into something more.
Fufuly is a unique combination of design, engineering, and wellness technology. It does not appear to be your normal pillow. A unique “deep breathing” technology, which imitates the pattern of natural breathing of living beings, is at the heart of the cushion’s design. Yukai Engineering, a Japanese robotics start-up company, is behind the creation of this breathing cushion. The cushion softly expands and contracts while you sit or sleep, creating a rhythmic sensation. It seems kind of like when you’re cuddling with someone, and you can feel yourself match how they breathe.
Fufuly seeks to become your breathing cushion
In addition to providing a peaceful and calming sensation, this rhythmic motion also enables users to control their breathing, which enhances relaxation and reduces tension. Through a smartphone app, users may modify the breathing patterns of the cushion to create a custom experience. Fufuly can accommodate both delicate, relaxing breaths and more forceful rhythms. It not only has great advancement in technology but also a clever and beautiful design. Its top-notch, environmentally-friendly cloth cover fits well with any home or business setting.
Released on Kickstarter just this month, Fufuly immediately gained popularity and already has received funding more than three times its goal. The campaign was also fully funded in just an hour after publishing. While their goal might have already been reached, the project is still accepting pledges until December 5. As for the estimated release date of pre-orders, that’s slated for July 2024. I’m definitely looking forward to this cute technology once it reaches the masses. We’ve seen robotic pillows like that already in the past, and it will be interesting to see if more competitors can emerge that offer the target audience useful and innovative solutions.
YouTube: Fufuly | A cushion that breathes
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