Everyone knows the importance of a good night’s sleep. When it comes to buying a bed, the most common things we consider are comfort and durability, but that is just not enough for the uber-rich geeks. They need a sleep system screaming high-tech in luxury. Nowadays, you can easily find a luxury bed that comes with an integrated flatscreen TV, iPod/iPhone dock, surround sound system, mood lighting or massage functions to take a your sleep experience to whole new level. Over the years, multimedia beds have become quite popular with the homeowners who are willing to spend some good bucks for a sound sleep. Hit the jump to see some of the most amazing high tech luxury beds that guarantee blissful sleep at a cost.
- Sphera Bed by Karim Rashid
Done by renowned designer Karim Rashid, the custom made Sphere Bed features Hollandia advanced sleep system. Promising the utmost in relaxation, the Sphera Bed is equipped with a 32-inch TV, LED Florescent canopy-top lights, vanity mirror and a champagne holder.
- Lomme Bed
The egg-shaped Lomme bed screams luxury and relaxation at the first glance. LOMME (Light Over Matter Mind Evolution) offers an amazing sleep experience and fuses natural therapies with the cutting edge technology. It utilizes light, sound and massage therapies to create a relaxing and comfortable environment for the users. You can also hoop up your iPod to the Lomme Bed. Yours for £33000.
- HiCan High Fidelity Canopy Bed
Designed by Edoardo Carlino, the Hi-Can High Fidelity Canopy offers a new interpretation of the canopy bed. Along with superb bedding, the HiCan features a high end sound system, reading lights, integrated PC and a projector to enjoy movies on the home theater screen that slides down at the foot of the bed. You can control everything with the included home automation system. The HiCan High Fidelity Canopy Bed carries a price tag of €42,000.
- Transport Pod Bed
The Transport perceptual pod bed for two offers a relaxing temperature-controlled waterbed in its womb-like space. The Transport boasts a set of Anthony Gallo speakers and a subwoofer, iPod dock and Philips color kinetics LED lighting system. Giving users a sensual light, sound and space environment, the Transport Pod Bed makes sure you always enjoy a good night/day’s sleep.
- Somnus-Neu Bed
Offered by Yoo-Pod, the Somnus-Neu Bed somehow reminds me of the HiCan High Fidelity Canopy Bed. Anyway, the Somnus-Neu redefines your sleeping experience with a range of features, including internet connectivity, drop down projection screen, high definition video projector, a high end audio system, mechanized curtains, LED lighting and two concealed 17” touch screens.
- Panasonic Bed
Developed by Matsushita Electric Works, the Panasonic Bed combines Panasonic’s “Sleep” technology with other high end features to guarantee a sound sleep. The Panasonic bed system automatically identifies the lighting, sound and air conditioning in the room and controls the music, TV or lighting to suit your relaxation/sleeping needs. Priced at $12,178.
- The Elite by Hollandia International
Part of Hollandia International’s Platinum-Luxe collection, the high-tech Elite sleep system comes with Sony Bravia Theater System, which includes a Retractable 32-inch HDTV, a DVD/CD Changer, surround sound system, subwoofer and iPod dock. The Hollandia Platinum-Luxe Elite bed has Vita Talalay latex mattress to ensure the best in comfort. Available in a range of fabric and colors, the Elite sleep system costs $35,000.
- Magnetic Floating Bed
Designed by Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars, this bed levitates freely in the air, thanks to the magnets integrated into the floor and the bed. The magnetic floating bed stays in place with the help of extremely thin steel cables. A scale model of the amazing bed was showcased at the 2006 Millionaire Fair. The magnetic floating bed carries a price tag of €1.2 million.
- Quantum Sleeper
If you are quite worried about the future catastrophes or the bad guys, this is the bed you need. The Quantum Sleeper comes with 1.25″ Polycarbonate bulletproof shielding, bio-chemical filtered ventilation, emergency communication system, a rebreather system and a range of safety features. Some models of the Quantum Sleeper also feature integrated PC systems. The average estimated price for the Quantum Sleeper is about $160,000.
- Starry Night Sleep Technology Bed
The Starry Night Sleep Technology Bed from Leggett & Platt is sure to let you have a sound, geeky sleep. An innovative combination of technology and bedding, the Starry Night bed regulates bed temperature to ensure utmost comfort, keeps a tab on body movements and lessens snoring with its vibration-detection system. Other high tech features include a surround sound system with four 8” subwoofers, headboard projector, internet connectivity, iPod docking station, wireless RF remote via Microsoft Media Center, 4 gigs of DDR2 RAM and 1.5TB of disc storage. The high-end Starry Night Sleep Technology Bed can cost you up to $50,000.
- Jado Steel’s Golden Bed
If you wish to sleep like royalty, the Golden Bed by Jado Steel seems perfect. The luxurious bed comes coated with 24-carat gold and has been festooned with Swarovski crystals. If the bling thing is not enough, the Jado Steel’s Golden Bed boasts a DVD/Blu-ray player, BOSE sound system, internet connectivity, a gold plated Pioneer PDP LX-5080W TV, a Busch-Jaeger control panel, waterbed and a remote control. The bling bed could cost you up to $676,550.