Charged up: Smart rings are awesome – they just don’t suit all sports and fitness

But (but) I still believe they are a true wearable breakthrough

Aside from smartwatches, I feel like the other category wearable I’ve been talking (and writing about) the most recently is the smart ring. A wearable that was seemingly written off before it even had a chance to get off the ground.

But then a couple of startups actually made good ones. Motiv is now onto its second generation ring, having added security features to the fitness tracking skills it introduced in its first gen device. And there’s the Oura Ring. Favoured by tech royalty and actual royalty, it’s a smart ring that wants to be a wellbeing coach that lives on your finger.

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