Smart bed at the Meubelbeurs in Brussels

1 November 2017

The smart bed based on the R-Leaf technology will be showcased at the Meubelbeurs in Brussels. Custom8 welcomes you at hall 6, booth 313.

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Custom8 develops smart bed

28 August 2017

Custom8 developed a smart sleep system with 7 independent zones that are automatically adjusted for your body and sleep posture. The smart bed can adjust every module from extremely firm to very soft, while you are lying on the bed. It provides a correct ergonomic support and resolves your complex choice when buying a new…

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Nighttime temperature and human sleep loss in a changing climate

23 August 2017

Human sleep is highly regulated by temperature. Might climate change—through increases in nighttime heat—disrupt sleep in the future? The study looks at the relationship between sleep and ambient temperature and provides the first evidence that climate change may disrupt human sleep. Read the full story on the website of Science Magazine It is clear that…

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Microclimate and the search for a good night’s sleep

14 January 2017

A good night’s sleep is essential for a happy life. A recent study from EBIA confirms that sleep scores a lot higher than exercise, healthy diet and a great social life as essential factors of life. This study was one of the discussion topics during the latest NAVEM conference.  This discussion gave rise to the article (“Dit…

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The future of sleeping systems

25 November 2016

A very interesting story (in dutch) was published by Peter Vantyghem in the Belgian newspaper De Standaard about the future of sleeping systems (“Op zoek naar de matras van de toekomst“). Even though we use them on a daily basis, few people in Flanders have attention for a good mattress or want to pay for it. Nevertheless…

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Benchmarking sleep comfort for bedding industry

16 June 2016

In this article, published by Huntsman in SleepTech magazine, the use of the µClimat sensormat to measure the hygrothermal behaviour of a person sleeping on a mattress is described. This is a major aspect of sleep comfort in current mattresses. While the pressure mapping of a visco foam mattress is known in the industry, the…

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BedTimes magazine

BedTimes story: Mattress Manufacturing Reinvented

21 February 2016

BedTimes spoke with a broad cross section of the industry to uncover how advances in digital technology are impacting the design and manufacturing of today’s sleep products. Many of these advances were on display in the machinery halls and component showrooms of the biennial Interzum Cologne trade fair held in May 2015 in Cologne, Germany….

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Custom8 invites you to ISPA EXPO 2016!

17 February 2016

We will be exhibiting in booth 1473 at ISPA EXPO 2016, the largest trade show exclusively for the mattress industry! We will demonstrate our new products like the R-Leaf and the IdoShape, and we will be available to discuss your needs and to answer your questions….

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Thanks for visiting us at IMM 2016

3 February 2016

Thanks to everybody that visited our booth at IMM 2016 in Cologne and made our participation at the fair a success! We will try contact everybody shortly to answer all personal questions but please do not hesitate to send us a mail with specific requests.

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Cubiculum opens third shop in Hilden with Ikelo Bodyscanner and Idoshape sensorm...

5 September 2015

After Dusseldorf and Leverkusen, Cubiculum has opened a third sleep advice shop in Hilden. Cubiculum is not a classic mattress shop, but an innovative service provider. It stands for a completely new consulting concept around the topic of “healthy sleep”. Their sleep advice is focussed on your individual sleeping habits and needs. As a result,…

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Custom8 at Interzum 2015

23 April 2015

Only a few days left and Interzum 2015 will take place, the largest trade fair in the market for furniture production and interiors and the perfect place to see Custom8’s intelligent bedding components. The R-leaf, a new type of bed base module will be presented that provides an elegant and cost effective solution to actively adjust the…

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Bedking Ergopolis

Personalized sleep advice with Ikelo and Idoshape in Bedking Ergopolis

20 March 2015

With years of experience as ergonomical advisor on sleep comfort, Pascal Mannekens is now using the Ikelo bodyscanner and Idoshape sensormat to objectify the personal sleep advice in his shop Bedking Ergopolis. A good sleep advice is based on an interview and a measurement of the important aspects of the customer’s body. A good sleeping…

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Custom8 Will Exhibit at IMM COLOGNE 2015

7 January 2015

Custom8 is exhibiting in hall 9.1 at IMM Cologne 2015, booth C.061 and we want to welcome you there! We will demonstrate how our carefully developed and intelligent bedding components are used to create high quality body support for your customer.

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Equilli personal sleep scan using Idoshape

Personal sleep scan by Equilli based on Idoshape sensormats

15 December 2014

Equilli is a new player in the Belgian mattress market offering personalized sleep comfort. They have developed a sleep advice system (Personal Sleep Scan) for their modular mattress range. It is based on the indentation measurement from the Idoshape sensormat. why use indentation for a personal sleep scan? A pressure measurement provides information about the contact pressure…

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Custom8 will exhibit at ISPA EXPO 2014

20 February 2014

Custom8 is exhibiting in booth 1561 at ISPA EXPO 2014, and we want to welcome you there! We’ll demonstrate our new products like the µCliMat and the IdoShape, and we will be available to discuss your needs and to answer your questions.

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Breathe - sleep medicine

Evolving technologies in sleep medicine – Finding the dream

2 October 2013

Recently an interesting article was published by Johan Verbraeken in Breathe, the clinical educational publication from the European Respiratory Society Nocturnal polysomnography (PSG) is the most important laboratory technique in the management of sleep–wake disturbances and is considered the “gold standard”. New sensor technologies are entering the field of sleep medicine, and rapid development in telecommunications…

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Custom8 wins Interzum Award for its IdoShape

12 May 2013

The competition, which is being organised by Koelnmesse in cooperation with red dot already for the seventh time, received a total of 200 entries from 16 countries in 2013. The specific goal of the “interzum award: intelligent material & design” is to put a spotlight on features such as innovative design, intelligent details, aesthetics and…

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Come and See us at Interzum Köln

9 May 2013

Custom8 will showcase its Interzum Award winning IdoShape sensormat.

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Contract with De Rucci

18 March 2013

Custom8 and Kreamat have signed a major contract with De Rucci, an important Chinese company in the Bedding Industry. Kreamat will export their ‘Slapen à la Carte’ boxspring range and Custom8 will supply the measurement equipment and expert system (Ikélo).

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Custom8 wins price on Furniture fair Brussels

9 November 2012

The panel wished to give an honourable mention to custom8 for the µCliMat sensormat. It is not a piece of furniture, but a very interesting innovation for the bedroom comfort sector, for the benefit of the manufacturer and retailers. The panel of the Furniture Fair Brussels hopes that the bedroom sector will make use of this expertise to achieve…

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