May 23, 2019
As a consequence of digitalisation, data acquisition related to different aspects of our daily life has become widely available. Monitoring of heart condition, mood or air quality is no longer the domain of specialised laboratories or hospitals, it can be done anytime, anywhere and by anybody. Self-knowledge and self-perception through numbers replace subjective narration based on frame of mind...
December 4, 2018
Oulu, Finland-based Oura Health, maker of a sleep- and activity-tracking smart ring, today announced that it has surpassed $20 million in total funding. Based on its previous announcements, this would mean that the company has raised roughly $6.5 million or more in new funding since its most recent round in July.
While the latest round was led by MSD Capital, it also featured YouTube cofounder...
March 30, 2016
New York City-based smart jewelry company Ringly, has announced a new line of devices, bracelets, that in addition to notifying the user of calls, texts, and emails, also track activity -- specifically, step count.
The company’s first line of jewelry, smart rings, connect to the wearer's smartphone and alert them about different app notifications by vibrating, but the rings didn’t offer any...