This smart ring may detect early signs of coronavirus


Publication Title
CNET
Publication/Creation Date
April 1 2020
Creators/Contributors
Lexy Savvides (creator)
University Of California, San Francisco (contributor)
Ashley Mason (contributor)
Harpreet Rai (contributor)
OURA (contributor)
Kinsa, Inc. (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Can a smart ring hold clues to the early detection of COVID-19? A new study at the University of California, San Francisco is using the Oura ring to collect metrics such as body temperature in the hope of building an algorithm that can predict the onset of the coronavirus.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Location on Body
Finger
Marketing Keywords
OURA, Kinsa, Fitbit, Garmin, Apple
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-50ikEZ009o

Related Collections
COVID-19 Tech (2020)
Date archived
April 1 2020
Last edited
April 7 2020
How to cite this entry
Lexy Savvides. (April 1 2020). "This smart ring may detect early signs of coronavirus". CNET. CBS Interactive Inc.. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/4329