Meet the Motiv Ring: A Fitness Tracker on Your Finger

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When it comes to fitness trackers, most devices I could think of are worn on the wrist. But now, a company named Motiv has introduced their own version, with a twist. It’s called the Motiv Ring.

Motiv Ring 3

Photo: Motiv

The Motiv Ring may not look as fancy as what you’d get from a jewelry store, but looks can be deceiving, because this little fellow has a Bluetooth sensor, and a 3-axis accelerometer housed inside it.

Motiv Ring 2

Photo: Motiv

This thing is packed with a lot of tech, and can track your steps, heart rate, and expended calories. Its also waterproof up to 160 feet, and can last between 3 to 5 days on a single charge. Wondering how? all you have to do is hook the ring into its very own magnetic charger, and plug the other end to a USB port, and that’s it.

The Motiv Ring costs around $200, and for the time being, is only compatible with an iPhone5s and newer devices running on iOS 9 and later (An Android companion app is in the works). You’ll also have to wait until spring of this year to get your hands on one.

Source: gizmochina

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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