Metronap Sleep Pod

The Metronap Sleep Pod is the answer that sleepy travelers and weary workers have been looking for.


(From Metronap)

How does the sleep pod work its magic? Good ergonomics, for one thing:

  • A room within a room
    The spherical shape of the Podís upper body provides you with a semi-private acoustical and visual environment. The cocoon feel of the upper dome nurtures without overly enclosing.
  • Cool to the touch
    The Podís upholstery breathes and remains cool. It is durable and stain resistant, and its internal fibers maintain their shape despite hours of daily use. Easy to clean, the cushions of the MetroNap Pod can be wiped off with a simple, mild soap solution, and requires no oiling or other maintenance.
  • Ergonomic perfection
    The MetroNap Pod inclines forward to allow for easy entry, and then reclines to allow for optimal positioning. The slight elevation of the feet promotes blood circulation, while the elevation of the knees takes pressure off your lower back.

SF readers may recall the napcap rental facility from Saturn's Race by Larry Niven.

She punched her card into the Napcap's slot. The lid lifted and she crawled inside...
(Read more about Larry Niven's napcap rental facility)

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