Movano Ring health tracker debuts at CES 2022 with plans to compete on price


Movano rings.


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The Movano ring will make its debut at CES 2022 as the first product from health technology company Movano, with its Monday announcement announcing its plan to be one of the “most affordable health equipment.”

The Movano ring is ready for $ 300 Oura Ring in mind with this claim and notes that its ring will be packed with fitness sensors that track activity, sleep, heart rate, respiration, temperature, blood oxygen and other measurements. Movano strives for the ring to also monitor glucose and blood pressure, and is conducting clinical trials with its radiofrequency technology that will help collect this medical data.

While Movano does not yet have pricing information for its ring, a Movano spokesman said it will aim for a lower price than Oura while considering a subscription model. Subscriptions in particular have become a popular way to price fitness trackers, such as the $ 30 per subscription. month, which Hov tracker instead of purchasing the device, Oura’s own subscription required $ 6 per share. month to use its Ring Gen3 and Fitbit’s Premium service that unlocks additional features.


The Movano ring in four colors.


Much like Oura, the Fitbit devices and the newer ones Amazon Halo View, pairs the Movano ring with an app designed to provide useful advice based on the data the ring collects. While the Movano ring can be used by anyone, the company designs the device with women in mind in particular, while working to get FDA approval for monitoring vital signs such as heart rate, blood oxygen and respiration.

Movano Ring first plans to hold a beta release of its device in the second half of 2022.

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