Oulu, Finland – San Francisco, CA – Ouraring, developer of the world’s first wellness ring and app ŌURA, today announced that it has been honored with three prestigious International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 Innovation Awards. In addition to receiving the Best of Innovation award in the Fitness, Sports and Biotech product category, ŌURA was named honoree in the Wearable Technologies and Embedded Technologies categories.
Sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. The products entered in the program are judged by a renowned panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media. Products chosen as CES Best of Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services coming to market.
“In addition to recent great success in our Kickstarter campaign, this is another indication of the great potential of this product and concept. This award means that not only was our product chosen to be an Honoree, but the judges felt that our product represents the most impressive technology in the Fitness, Sports and Biotech product category. Our product scored higher than all the rest, and it is no small feat. Being an Honoree also in two other categories is a clear indication of the high level of innovation and technology in our product“, says Petteri Lahtela, CEO & CoFounder of Ouraring.
The ŌURA ring is an entirely new kind of wellness product it is a revolutionary ringsized wellness computer. With the mobile app It helps you to get more restful sleep and adjust your daily activities towards better balance and performance. The ring analyzes the quality of your rest and recovery by measuring the pulse waveform, the exact time between heartbeats, body temperature and even the slightest movements. With its proprietary algorithms it helps you understand how restorative your sleep is and what you can do to improve the quality of your sleep. In a unique way it helps you adjust daily activity levels based on how well you have recovered from daily mental and physical load. With this elegant and ergonomic ring and app, you will learn when to challenge yourself and when to rest.
“We have already now seen that as people discover the benefits and ease of use of ŌURA, new user groups are emerging. In addition to selling directly to selected consumer groups, the CES Innovation awards we are seeing a lot of interest from certain B2B segments where ŌURA can offer very unique benefits helping people to ensure their performance and ability to keep up with the high requirements of their profession.” says Petteri Lahtela.
ŌURA and other Best of Innovation Honorees will be displayed at CES Unveiled New York, which features dozens of exhibitors and networking opportunities and runs 4:30 – 7:30 PM November 10 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. The event provides a sneak peek at the year’s most innovative products and technologies two months before CES 2016. CES 2016 Innovation Honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovation, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, description, photo and URL.
ŌURA, a revolutionary ring and an app, forms an advanced, highend platform to measure sleep, activity and readiness to perform. The ring seamlessly measures your body’s reactions and indicates how well you have recovered from the mental and physical load of normal daily life. The ŌURA app gives personalized guidance on how to balance your activity and rest. ŌURA was launched in March 2015 in San Francisco. The company, Ouraring, was established in 2013 in Finland. In addition to the headquarters in Oulu, Finland, the company has offices in Helsinki and San Francisco.
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