US$199 ($259), www.mymotiv.com
Wait, is this some techy version of the One Ring? Does it look like something forged in the fires of Mount Doom? No, fanboy, of course it isn’t. It’s a fitness and sleep tracker, not the One Ring to rule them all. Although, according to Motiv this is the only ring you’ll need to take your health and fitness to the next level. Sweet LOTR references, T3. I’m impressed. You’ll be even more impressed when you slip the Motiv Ring onto your finger – lightweight and slender at 8mm, this ring-shaped tracker packs in a beefy amount of tech. We’re talking an optical heart rate sensor, a custom li-ion battery, Bluetooth Smart syncing tech, a three-axis accelerometer and tri-coloured LED indication for charging and data syncing. So what does it actually do? The Motiv Ring, available in Rose Gold or Slate Grey, and formed from a lightweight titanium shell, will track your activity type, time spent moving, your active and resting heart rate, calories burned and steps taken/distance covered. It’s also swimproof (waterproof to 50 meters) and shower and washing-up friendly. Does it have a cool app? Yes and it’s bursting with features. Via the Motiv Ring companion app you can create weekly fitness goals and adjust your daily activity targets. You can also get the skinny on the quality and duration of your sleep. Ok, I’m in. Why can I buy this? The Motiv Ring is available for pre-order now, with shipping to start this autumn.
Just slip the Motiv Ring on your finger and you’ll be able to track activity If you don’t fancy Rose Gold, the Motiv Ring is available in Slate Grey SMART BLING The Motiv Ring works with a features-packed companion app to fire you up and keep you on a healthful track. Via the app you can earn Action Cards (think of them as gold stars), view your sleep stats and find out when your biggest activity achievements and slumps happen PUT A RING ON IT The Motiv Ring is a fitness and sleep tracker packing microtechnology. When worn 24/7, it provides robust tracking of your health and wellness, helping you make more insightful choices about your activity, sleep and diet