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Quirky neck-brace to aid public sleepers

November 8, 2012, 9:15 amYahoo!7

Look out Ostrich Pillow, there’s something even quirkier revolutionizing mobile nappers. The UpRight Sleeper, which looks more like a neck brace or thigh work-out contraption, is the latest contraption on the market aimed to keep your head in place whilst you doze off sitting upright.

Quirky neck-brace to aid public sleepers
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Look out Ostrich Pillow, there’s something even quirkier revolutionizing mobile nappers. The UpRight Sleeper, which looks more like a neck brace or thigh cruncher, is the latest contraption on the market aimed to keep your head in place whilst you doze off sitting upright.

Credit: UpRight Sleeper


If you have ever faced the embarrassing problem of falling asleep on fellow passengers on public transport or even in the sky, perhaps the UpRight Sleeper is for you.

According to manufacturers, The UpRight Sleeper, allows the user a “peaceful slumber while sitting up straight in a car, train or plane”, the Daily Mail reported.

The adjustable brace can either sit snug under the chin or go right up around the forehead. Unfortunately, unlike a thigh-cruncher which you can use in the privacy of your own home, the UpRight Sleeper requires wearing in public where you run the risk of being snapped up on instagram or facebook.

To avoid embarrassment, a deluxe kit is available for users wanting to conceal the brace with a plush tote and satin or fleece cover.

It accommodates all head shapes and sizes, and has a back strap that is fitted between the wearer’s back and seat to stabilize movement.

It moves around to accommodate different head shapes and sizes, and a back strap is fitted between the wearer's back and seat to keep everything in place.

The UpRight Sleeper is available on its own for around US$40, but if you do decide to buy one you might want to consider getting an Ostrich Pillow to hide yourself in when wearing the neck-brace in public.

Watch the hilarious instructional video here:

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10 Comments

  1. Tom Whatson07:45pm Saturday 10th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    for long travel looks great

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  2. Kozzy03:14pm Saturday 10th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Go home and sleep you pack of sheep why you so tierd getting overworked or is the chemicals in the food they give us that is wearing us out never the less they look like idiots with that neck brace and when you need to get out from an emergency i would like to see how you cope .

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  3. mospeada1105:55am Friday 09th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Agree with Jon & Graham, tis much better than getting a crick in the neck!

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  4. Graham09:39pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Like it--what lookes more stupid--nodding and drooling everywhere or peacefully sleeping on a padded frame.

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  5. Ace07:15pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    My boss needs one of these :D

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  6. TJO07:14pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Smart idea - will save the neck-jerking when you nod...

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  7. Yenny06:49pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    love it!!

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  8. Cassie03:40pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Being a person who travels by regional train on a daily basis and who often snoozes the time away, I think its a great idea.

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  9. NIck03:15pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Like all good aeroplanes , it will take off.

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  10. Chris02:54pm Thursday 08th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    It looks like the scene in Independence Day where the alien has its tentacle around the doc's neck... and the deluxe kit looks like someone trying to hide their triple chin.

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