There are many smart gadgets like fitness bands, smart watches, earbuds, and much more. The smart ring is lighter and smaller than most other wearable gadgets. They look like regular jewelry but one cannot judge if it’s a smart electronic ring or not maybe you have seen one but you were unable to judge. When it comes to the question of our article Yes, the smart ring can be your next wedding gift especially if you are a technology geek.
You can easily connect your smart ring from any mobile device. Smart rings notify users regarding text messages, phone calls, and other notifications by lights and vibration. They can allow you to unlock your phone also store passwords and guess what you can also make payments through them. They can display a clock, timer, and stopwatch. Using a smart ring it’s easy to track steps, heart rate, and calories burned which are beneficial for fitness trainers and fitness enthusiasts to track their daily activity.
How it Works
A smart ring is a gadget that is operated via Bluetooth. It works with both android phones and iOS devices. It is a battery-operated device that can give you a backup for 3 to 7 days. They consume less power when compared to other wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness bands. The technology behind this device is a combination of NFC chips, sensors, and a small battery that is placed inside the ring.
Problems While Designing
The designing part involved many compromises and technical problems occurred but rapid development in technology has made these things easier to be made. Another challenge in making this type of device was the suitable size and adjustment which vary from person to person. They are not adjustable nor fit on everyone’s finger so some smart ring companies came up with the idea to provide sizing kits so that the user can choose size according to their finger. There are many companies like Fin, Smarty Ring, Ultra Human, and many more making these types of gadgets. Apple and Amazon are proving themselves in making these smart.
Popular Smart Rings
Smart Ring Ultra Human
The most recent smart ring launched by Indian fitness platform Ultrahuman has launched a smart ring to track metabolism. Ultra human company is founded by Mohit Kumar and Vatsal Singhal. The smart ring is made up of a titanium-coated body which is quite harder than tool steel and is scratch resistant. It has a monitoring functionality that helps you to learn about food, exercise, and sleep. The device can track your heart rate and body temperature with its sensors. The user can monitor their vitals in real-time on the app so it’s easier for the user to take health-related precautions according to their needs. The company also said that a person can comfortably sleep while wearing this ring.
Smart Ring Oura
Oura ring is another smart ring that is designed in such a way that you can wear it easily. When you order a ring, the company sends you dummy rings to try so that it fits your finger before you purchase it. The width of the ring is 7.9mm and looks just like an ordinary ring but the best part is it tracks your steps, calories, and activity time. It helps you to track your workout. You can raise a flag while doing a workout since the app does not know that you are working out. It does not give you a real time heart rate or blood oxygen levels. All you need to do is to track the stats on the application. Oura is upgrading and updating their apps and technology regularly for their users.
They are now becoming a new trend day by day with the technology emerging on daily basis. Engineers are coming up with new features for these smart rings to innovate them.
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