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A Self-Making Bed: Brilliant or Bad Idea?

Living 2012/06/09 20:38:20
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Have you ever woken up in the morning and wished that your bed would just make itself? Well, a Spanish furniture company has got you covered.

OHEA’s new “smart bed” can function on either automatic or manual mode. Under automatic mode, three seconds after the last person gets out of the bed, mechanical arms begin pulling the pillows, sheets, and blankets back into place. The entire bed-making process takes about 50 seconds from start to finish. The same mechanics take place in manual mode, but they are initiated by a remote control.

According to the company’s website, there are a few built in safety features. “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 the manual mode).”

Overall, the OHEA smart bed seems pretty great! However, it does have one big flaw: the bed only works with the company’s bedding. On the plus side, though, inserts do allow you to adjust the comforter seasonally.

So, what do you think SodaHeads? Is OHEA’s self-making smart bed brilliant or a bad idea?

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  • Flowers Larry 2012/06/11 16:02:18
    Flowers
    I'm not sure I understand. I was just pointing out both sides of the issue.
  • RoyDMer... Flowers 2012/06/11 16:03:58
    RoyDMercer - IFOTFD
    but that totally ruins that old saying of "If you're gonna make your bed, you have to sleep in it too"
  • Flowers RoyDMer... 2012/06/11 16:05:25
    Flowers
    +1
    Lol!! Then I could say "ha! The robot bed did it!"
  • Alexis 2012/06/11 13:32:27
    Brilliant
    Alexis
    Oh look! Another way to make an even lazier society.
  • Simms 2012/06/11 12:52:39
    Brilliant
    Simms
    Brilliant! It is about time somebody started focusing on the important issues that affect us all, like laziness!
  • rknothead 2012/06/11 12:43:13
    Brilliant
    rknothead
    Last thing I want to do in the morning is make my bed...here's my solution!!
  • Matt 2012/06/11 11:35:51 (edited)
    Bad Idea
    Matt
    Ridiculous gadgetry.
    Make The Bed
  • xXChemical_RomanticXx 2012/06/11 11:14:25
    Bad Idea
    xXChemical_RomanticXx
    Lazy America getting lazier.

    Good for busy people.
  • ticlo7 2012/06/11 10:35:08
    Bad Idea
    ticlo7
    What if you fall out of bed?
  • Kitty 2012/06/11 09:54:37
    Bad Idea
    Kitty
    people are already lazy enough as is.
  • Myopinionmatters 2012/06/11 07:35:40
    Brilliant
    Myopinionmatters
    For a teenager this is a dream come true.
  • strawberry 2012/06/11 07:19:12
    Brilliant
    strawberry
    Robotics will be doing everything for us in near future. Will Americans still complain about creating more jobs.?
  • mustangluver 2012/06/11 06:45:38
    Bad Idea
    mustangluver
    +1
    Every time you go to the bathroom or for whatever reason, the bed gets made. Also, i didn't see a sheet, which i must have and in the winter i use a blanket and a comforter..so that's 3 covers and my husband and i are thrashers to the covers get a work out.
  • Heavy 2012/06/11 05:44:59
    Bad Idea
    Heavy
    People are lazy enough as it is.
  • AmericanVirus 2012/06/11 05:29:47
    Brilliant
    AmericanVirus
    I don't make my bed ever anyway
  • Kit_Kat 2012/06/11 05:23:18
    Bad Idea
    Kit_Kat
    another way for the world to be lazy
  • I NEED A HORSE 2012/06/11 05:23:03
  • Tia I NEED ... 2012/06/11 16:29:09
    Tia
    But don't you just love a nicely made bed? It feels and looks so welcoming and softer than a bed with sheets thrown around.
  • Pookie 2012/06/11 05:07:32 (edited)
    Brilliant
    Pookie
    Me: 1 Mom: -1

    Now for them to do my homework without me getting hand cramps >:I

    Or washin mah hur.

    Or.. bla bla bla. Lazy. Find an invention to type for meee >:I WLIIA
  • sally 2012/06/11 05:06:25
    Brilliant
    sally
    I love this.
  • BattleBunnys 2012/06/11 05:04:27
    Bad Idea
    BattleBunnys
    I honestly hated the book (even so, may Bradbury rest in peace) but the life like that of Fahrenheit 451 grows closer everyday

    fahrenheit 451
  • lady blue 2012/06/11 04:35:11
    Bad Idea
    lady blue
    Amazing idea but lame ! Soon we'll have our bed made for us sans a maid and
    they'll find a way for us to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night without leaving the self made bed. LoL ... Honestly, I'm not a diehard but I like to make my own bed and do my own cleaning. I am very neat and I like things done my way. The buck stops for me with all this silly modern technology.
  • Vicereine Killbride 2012/06/11 04:17:23
    Bad Idea
    Vicereine Killbride
    I'm not letting myself get to the point where I'm THAT lazy! Lol
  • N-RagedOwner 2012/06/11 04:02:43
    Bad Idea
    N-RagedOwner
    +1
    You think parents are irresponsible now. Just wait until a few leave their babies on the bed and the poor thing gets 'made' to death.

    Not only that but are we really becoming that lazy that we can't make the bed on our own? If I'm not gonna make my bed then it's gonna look like crap, simple as that.
  • cynsity 2012/06/11 03:35:10
    Brilliant
    cynsity
    if they could make one that would work with like 10 blanket thickness and whats with the pillows. i have 4 I pile up all around so if they are attached the that won't work... still for a gust room or a kids room it would be a huge time saver
  • L1 2012/06/11 03:24:43
    Bad Idea
    L1
    I dunno. I'm not sure it be a good idea....
  • Pam 2012/06/11 03:17:55
    Brilliant
    Pam
    I rarely if ever make my bed. It would be the only way it would be made
  • Charmaine 2012/06/11 03:16:26
    Bad Idea
    Charmaine
    Even if I am lazy I would not waste my money on such a cooky invention!!!
  • cin 2012/06/11 03:14:41
    Bad Idea
    cin
    I don't move a lot at night, when I wake up I just pull the blanket back n fluff my pillow. Done! :D takes about....10 seconds haha.
  • Sweetness 2012/06/11 03:05:45
    Brilliant
    Sweetness
    When I wake up..I'm always too lazy to make the bed..
  • Tara 2012/06/11 02:51:18
    Brilliant
    Tara
    I don't make my bed because,I just get,right back in it that night. I like it made, i'm just too lazy to do it myself so I'm all for a machine doing it. :)
  • LaiLaiHart 2012/06/11 02:49:58
    Brilliant
    LaiLaiHart
    +1
    sure, brilliant! just dont mysfunction and make it up with me in it.
  • Eania 2012/06/11 02:33:27
    Bad Idea
    Eania
    +1
    I wouldn't be able to trust it myself, no matter what "safety features" it has.
  • Loser lollipop 2012/06/11 01:24:40
    Brilliant
    Loser lollipop
    +1
    Sounds pretty fantastic
  • lurch 2012/06/11 01:14:01
    Brilliant
    lurch
    +3
    Good way to get the kids out of bed before school. Push the button. They get up, or get wrapped up.
  • strawberry lurch 2012/06/11 07:21:03
    strawberry
    LOL!
  • Lieziel 2012/06/11 00:53:21
  • S* 2012/06/11 00:09:05
    Bad Idea
    S*
    +2
    Another modern inconvenience. I read of a study that determined that many of our modern appliances and "labor" saving devices were not that, if you count the time and cost of purchasing, using, cleaning, and repairing, we would be better off by hand. This is definitely one I chalk up to that. I know there are some appliances that are truly a labor saver, but as much as I love gadgetry, this does not intrigue me at all.
  • gracious43 2012/06/10 23:39:03
    Brilliant
    gracious43
    +3
    I say that because I would shell out big bucks for one that really worked. But I thrash around too much and my blankets aren't that neat in the morning. The are more like wads of blankets all around the bed.
  • UGH...L... gracious43 2012/06/12 05:32:52
    UGH...LIBS ~ PWCM ~ JLA ~
    +1
    Too funny! : )

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