Loving my new Oura Ring

Gartner 11 Jun 2019 08:26

If you have read my blog you will know I love monitoring myself.  I have explored all manner of devices over the years.  i am currently a big fan and user of Muse and Kardia, and I have a new toy to report on: Oura.

It’s been a week and I am enjoying the new app and data I get with my new Oura ring. I can get the same data I used to get with my Withings Steel watch:

  • Heart beat
  • Steps
  • Sleep monitoring

The Oura has added a couple of other new data analysis, one being body temperature. And the sleep data analysis seems more in depth. The heart beat variability seems an interesting add-on too. The app provides a slight more intuitive and time-based view of my life which I find very easy to use.  The battery has lasted almost a week too, first time use. I wonder how quickly the battery will degrade.

What I miss though is the alarm feature-that was on my Withings Steel. I levered the vibrate alarm feature of the Steel all the time. I wish my Oura had that feature.  I still love my Withings Scale and its pulse wave velocity capability.

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