Put a ring on it: Employers keen to help monitor employees’ health
Back in June, Las Vegas Sands bought 1,000 smart rings from Oura, a Finnish wearable technology startup. In June, as the NBA season geared up to resume in the US, news reports came out saying that players and staff would be provided with Oura rings to track their health. More recently, Oura became the official health technology partner of car racing organisation NASCAR, as well as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), with both organisations touting the rings’ health benefits and potential to flag Covid cases early. B2B for wearablesThere’s a growing trend towards organisations offering employees ‘perks’ which track their health. Oura rings, which are paired with a phone app, record body temperature, heart rate and movement, through which you can track your sleep, exercise and wellness.