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Japan Inc. bets on sleep tech to help reduce insomnia

Big names, startups race for ways to offer comfort, data and right mindset

Nine Hours, which runs "capsule hotels," offers a service that provides basic sleep data to guests at its Akasaka branch in central Tokyo.

TOKYO -- A growing number of Japanese companies are setting their sights on "sleep tech" to help people deal with common sleep problems, such as insomnia.

Some are taking a close look at bedding and pajamas to help people enjoy a comfortable sleep, while others gather and analyze data to encourage their customers to change how they think about their sleep habits.

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