3 of the best smart rings you can buy

Technology is becoming more powerful and compact every year. We have smart wearable technology like wrist bands and items of clothing but now we have smart rings for your fingers. Your finger provides significantly more accurate tracking than your wrist’s veins. These small pieces of tech are designed to be easily worn so you don’t even notice the ring during the day. These smart rings monitor your steps, distance, active minutes and much more. Check out our top 3 unisex smart rings.
3] Oura Ring

The Oura ring (€329) raised a lot of money on Kickstarter showing promise. It looks great and is designed really well with sleep tracking and analysing to start with but has had some issues with connectivity. The ring connects to an app which shows data on how well you’ve slept. Oura helps you understand how your lifestyle choices affect your sleep & performance, it provides you with a readiness score for the day. Plus, it makes personalised suggestions and can show you trends over time.

  • Syncs seamlessly with the ŌURA mobile app via Bluetooth
  • Powerful built-in battery lasts 2-3 days; charger with USB cord included
  • Available in three colors: Arctic White, Mirror Black, Stealth Black
  • Sizing aligns with standard ring sizes; sample kit shipped first to ensure the perfect fit

2] NFC Ring

This ring is a great little piece of technology. The NFC Ring can be used to make payments, access control, unlock & control mobile devices, transfer information, link people and more. You can unlock your smartphone or tablet with it by sliding your hand on the back of your device to unlock it. The NFC Ring comes with two special NFC tag inlays inside the ring, one for public information and one for more sensitive stuff. You can lock and unlock your door by grabbing yourself an NFC enabled door lock, install it and your NFC Ring can interact with it.You can use your NFC Ring to share Wifi information, links to websites, links to pictures, contact information or whatever you think is suitable to be passed securely to your friends smartphone’s and tablets. You can also use your NFC Ring to start apps with custom settings (parameters) which makes it even easier to use your device.

1] Motiv Ring

This Motiv ring is a fitness tracker like none before. Wear the Motiv Ring continuously for the insight you need to become more active and improve the quality of your sleep. You could wear this ring for all occasions as it so simple and elegant, it comes in two colours rose gold and slate grey. It has a battery life of up to 5 days and is waterproof up to 5ATM.

Track and log progress

Know at a glance how you’re tracking against your goals. And to ensure you always get credit for your efforts, logging and editing activities is easy.

Stay motivated all week

Motiv automatically adjusts your daily targets based on your week so far – kind of like rollover minutes. Miss a workout? No problem. We’ll keep pushing you to achieve your weekly goals.

A heart rate monitor that’s cozy

If one number sums up your overall health and fitness, it’s your resting heart rate. To get the most accurate resting heart rate – you have to be resting. So it’s a good thing we’re good in bed.

Specs

  • 3-axis accelerometer
  • Optical Heart Rate Sensor
  • Waterproof
  • Up to 5ATM or 165 feet
  • Battery
  • Lithium Ion
  • Charges in under 90 mins
  • *Typical battery life is 3-5 days dependent on use
    • Ring Sizes
    • Available in 7 Motiv Ring sizes
  •  Slate Gray
  •  Rose Gold

Measures

  •  Active Minutes
  •  Active Heart Rate
  •  Calories Burned
  •  Distance

 Activity Types

  •  Sleep Duration
  •  Resting Heart Rate
  •  Steps

What’s Inside

  • Motiv Ring
  • USB Magnetic Keychain Charger
  • Extra USB magnetic charger

Compatibility

  • iOS 9.0 or later

[image from kickstarter, forum.oneplus, design-milk]

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