This smart ring may detect early signs of coronavirus

Publication Title
Publication/Creation Date
April 1 2020
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
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
Location on Body
Marketing Keywords
OURA, Kinsa, Fitbit, Garmin, Apple

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.