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NBA offering Oura ring for covid19

NBA Players To Wear Oura Smart Ring To Track COVID-19 Symptoms

As the NBA season is set to resume with matches at the Walt Disney World facilities in Orlando, the NBA is offering players a smart ring to track COVID-19 symptoms. Oura Health confirmed it’s providing the Oura smart ring and its “early illness detection monitoring” system to not only NBA players but also team and […]
Oura raises 28 million dollars

Smart Ring Startup Oura Enters New Era with a $28 Million Series B Funding

Oura Health, an Oulu, Finland-based startup that makes smart activity- and sleep-tracking ring, has raised $28 million in a new Series B funding round. The funding round was backed by Google’s Gradient Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, and Square, reports MobiHealthNews. Eurie Kim, Partner at Forerunner Ventures and Jesse Dorogusker, Head of Hardware at Square will join […]

Circular launches a wellness smart ring that tracks your activity, heart rate and monitors...

Circular is a smart ring and wellness wearable that tracks how you respond to your activities, daily choices and body rhythms and offers personalized recommendations to improve your overall lifestyle. The ring is now available on Kickstarter. Various wearables have hit the market in the past few years. However, many of them are bulky, gadget […]
Apple smart ring

Apple Wins Patent for Smart Ring that Would Work as a Smartwatch

Tech giant Apple has won a patent for a smart ring that could let you control your other devices without touching them. Based on the patent application filed by Apple, the electronic ring computing device will feature a touchscreen, wireless transceiver, processor, sensors, and a rechargeable power source. Read more Apple’s Patent Suggests Health Tracking […]
Popularity of smart rings

Are Smart Rings the Smartwatches of the Future?

As smart rings are gaining popularity, there’s a race happening on crowdfunding sites as entrepreneurs compete to see who can make the best smart ring there is. Smart rings make a great wearable device because of their smaller size and the way they fit around your finger. Some experts believe smart rings might replace smartwatches […]
ABN Amro contactless payment

Dutch Bank ABN Amro Introduces Wearable Payments on Smartwatches, Rings, and Bracelets

ABN Amro customers can now connect their wearable devices to their bank account to make payment. They can also make higher value transactions beyond the contactless limit by entering a PIN at the point of sale. Related Belgian Bank KBC to Pilot Multiple Contactless Payment Options “ABN Amro’s website features products and links to the […]