Inside the Orlando bubble, NBA players will be able to wear a ring that could help with early detection of the coronavirus; monitor temperature, respiratory and heart rate.
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– Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 16, 2020
The part that specifically interests us – apart from the players only has lounges with NBA 2K and bracelets that beep if people are within two meters of each other for too long – is its proposed use of the rings of Oura. Earlier this month, results from a study by the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University suggested that physiological data from the rings, combined in its digital platform with information obtained from wearers via surveys integrated with application, can “predict and predict the onset of symptoms related to COVID-19” Three days in advance, with 90% accuracy.