This ring is being used to detect COVID-19. It can't.

31 iul. 2020
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The NBA bought 2,000 Oura smart rings from wearable company Oura Health as part of its COVID-19 prevention plan. The league wants to use the rings to flag any athlete who might be getting sick. However, there isn’t any evidence that wearables can predict illness.
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  • What do you think of the NBA’s return plan?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 5 luni
    • They still haven’t had a positive case and they have been massively entertaining. NBA has won vs COVID-19.

      Andrew BrownAndrew BrownAcum 5 luni
    • NBA is return for new action again without spectators in a stadium and they must followwd the safety protocols to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

      Mello R.CruzMello R.CruzAcum 5 luni
    • NBA isn't the first sport to return using the "bubble" model. NWSL held a 23 game tournament with zero cases reported (aside from 1 team who withdrew before the tournament began) among several hundred participating players, coaches, and staff.

      James FlemmingJames FlemmingAcum 5 luni
    • Bacon: not bad but overrated that’s incorrect. No scientific evidence to back that idea. The fact the ppl are supposed to be able to “carry the virus” (they don’t actually have a virus. Just test positive for antibodies) and not have symptoms means that it fails Koch’s third postulate. I.E., it can’t be deemed the cause for ppl experiencing symptoms

      Robert2RealRobert2RealAcum 5 luni
    • @Robert2Real What symptoms? If you're talking about COVID-19, you're completely wrong. It's an infectious virus.

      Bacon: not bad but overratedBacon: not bad but overratedAcum 5 luni
  • any followup to this after 5 months? Was the Oura able to predict anything? and my sports watch also measures Heart rate, HRV, temp, activity- and a lot more. Why a ring and not one of the many watches that also measure this info, and have a lot more processing horsepower aboard?

    Morey BrownMorey BrownAcum lună
  • same effectiveness as nuva ring

    Emily AllstotEmily AllstotAcum lună
  • Great video. Love the headline. Simple and to the point. Cool idea to put the audio visualizer around the ring.

    Jimmy GJimmy GAcum 2 luni
  • Chiping people!!!

    Valeri TouchValeri TouchAcum 2 luni
  • For reallll !!!

    Kolap YellowKolap YellowAcum 2 luni
  • Wow a whole industry developed around a virus made in a lab. SOUNDS LIKE IT WAS ALL PLANNED

    BIRDS i VIEWBIRDS i VIEWAcum 3 luni
  • ahh yes, wearable enhance physical ability. anyone remembers power balance?

    Abisha AkmalAbisha AkmalAcum 4 luni
  • Smart watch already can easily incorporate these feature. Much better and allow more flexibility than a ring could ever be.

    Daniel NgDaniel NgAcum 5 luni
  • Using the word "predict" instead of "early detection" is just wrong

    Emmanuel HerreraEmmanuel HerreraAcum 5 luni
  • More data to steal for FaceBook

    madhav khandelwalmadhav khandelwalAcum 5 luni
  • Well if it detects body temp, also heart rate will go up with dehydration, which might be a sign, then yes there is a chance it might predict disease.

    joel martinezjoel martinezAcum 5 luni
  • One ring to rule them all...

    LifesabishiLifesabishiAcum 5 luni
  • The verge is cancer hope this company burns to the ground

    bestmaaadbestmaaadAcum 5 luni
  • What a great use of over a half a million dollars.

    JBeemJBeemAcum 5 luni
  • The algorithms on my Garmin definitely work for me.

    Minerva LiMinerva LiAcum 5 luni
  • That’s exactly all this is. An experiment to learn, record their behaviors of our bodies. AI robots will be replacing humans. But first tech needs the best advanced data about human capabilities. Athletes 💡

    V77 ScorpioV77 ScorpioAcum 5 luni
  • I have the Oura ring and I love it

    Colson XuColson XuAcum 5 luni
  • Um.... We know enough... Common side effects are feverlike... AKA higher body temperature.... Doesn't take a brain to figure that out. Lots of rings are designed to change colors based on heat

    Seph NasSeph NasAcum 5 luni
  • Title changed?

    swngswngAcum 5 luni
  • This is a world of EASY MONEY!

    Saurabh ParmarSaurabh ParmarAcum 5 luni
  • Everything's a scam. No company wants to work hard or care for the consumer.

    Saurabh ParmarSaurabh ParmarAcum 5 luni
  • Yes, thank you for saying it!

    yeetus fetusyeetus fetusAcum 5 luni
  • How is collecting data a "risk"? If idiots want to interpret that data illogically that's on them. But it's just data. Data collection itself is not "questionable".

    swngswngAcum 5 luni
  • Such a scam

    fitfirstfitfirstAcum 5 luni
  • So the real issue is that we are in a phase where these technologies are just improving with a goal to be 100% accurate, and we need to just endure or wait till they finish R&D phases. These technologies will become so accurate so that they can immediately not predict but actually identify sickness (patterns in brainwaves, heart rate etc) and they will reach the point where there is no "predicting sickness" but a point where the sickness is scientifically identified even when the markers are in earliest stage/smallest. It is important that these companies do indeed develop these technologies. Always forward!

  • If a player dunks with that ring they boutta get a ring sheet

    Random KidRandom KidAcum 5 luni
  • This video is completely inaccurate, Oura didn’t just pivot now for illness prediction, it was part of the initial pitch. Otherwise why would they had a temp monitor? Lazy reporting by the Verge again 😏

    D LesD LesAcum 5 luni
  • In short, pro sports have just so much money to purchase devices that are flashy but no proof of helping the players.

    HorizonHorizonAcum 5 luni
  • Do her eyebrows ever come down?

    Aubrey O' ConnellAubrey O' ConnellAcum 5 luni
    • Not really relevant to comment on her physique rather than the video itself

      dontblinkdontblinkAcum 5 luni
  • Nick Watney and the PGA tour said the Whoop was the detection point that triggered additional testing prior to the RBC heritage. 🧐. Where Watney had subsequently tested positive.

    Jarrod JobJarrod JobAcum 5 luni
  • Anyone else just staring blankly at the screen while watching this?

    Joshua SolisJoshua SolisAcum 5 luni
  • This was brilliant.

    James ValaitisJames ValaitisAcum 5 luni
  • any one else spot the Five Ultimate shorts?

    Noell MayoralNoell MayoralAcum 5 luni
    • adsADFfahj asdaryL yesss ultimate what uppp

      Alix DiaconisAlix DiaconisAcum 5 luni
  • That’s really cool! Kind of want to see if an magical 8-Ball can be used to predict illness jk 😂

    Caden ChurchillCaden ChurchillAcum 5 luni
  • sometimes old school is the best school

    Punav MirlekarPunav MirlekarAcum 5 luni
  • Why is the camera looking up at her nostrils. Why not make the camera higher

    Spencer LaValleSpencer LaValleAcum 5 luni
  • one ring to rule them all.

    Lukas MeindlLukas MeindlAcum 5 luni
  • Interesting this could defenitely work. BTW I noticed that you guys removed NBA from the Title/Thumbnail & also changed your title & thumbnail.

    Brian D'SouzaBrian D'SouzaAcum 5 luni
  • “Except for running an experiment” literally. And means to collect data. Yea it’s helpful, but 1. Probably won’t predict COVID (who knows) 2. It’s invasive What I do think though, is that it if the sleep tracking is good, it’ll improve sleep tracking for people who have long had a sleep problem (ex: NBA Players!!!)

    Arnold KArnold KAcum 5 luni
  • I have a Fitbit charge 3, it was not used as a tool for this, but I got covid, when I had covid my resting heart rate went up, you can match the days before going to the hospital. It's not preventing anything but it can help

    MisterJIFFMisterJIFFAcum 5 luni
  • I bought the Motiv ring years ago not the Oura, having owned a smart ring there are some issues that I feel I should mention. First of all it is a ring, the fitment of the ring should be snug (not lose or tight) against the finger or the sensors don't get a proper reading. What about finger swelling? The Motiv ring I had frequently had issues staying synced and would loose chunks of data. One can only hope Oura has improved the battery design over Motiv which it failed and only after a month could be charged again. I honestly believe any smart ring is a waste of time and money, maybe I'll be proven wrong someday just not today.

    Ron BaileyRon BaileyAcum 5 luni
  • I actually got an ad for Whoop on this video.

    eLyUKayEeeLyUKayEeAcum 5 luni
  • When 5 kids wear the rings Captain Planet appears.

    The power of ZenThe power of ZenAcum 5 luni
  • Nobody more superstitious than pro athletes.

    P SP SAcum 5 luni
  • Fyi, Muggsy Bogues is 5’3. I had far more to say to and about you that is in fact harsh and cruel but I’ll be nice and leave you with this advice Nicole smh *STOP. MAKING. EXCUSES!!!*

    zepcrazyfrezepcrazyfreAcum 5 luni
  • Don't kid yourself. This is a pre-cursor to the Digital ID/ Biblical MARK. Just like the Tom Hanks movie: The Circle.

    Austin CameronAustin CameronAcum 5 luni
    • Lol

      windexfighter77windexfighter77Acum 5 luni
  • OMG this small speaker recording is pricing my brains. Please record from normal large speakers next time and not small pichie tin cans.

    Nisco RacingNisco RacingAcum 5 luni
  • This is awesome. Thousands of people are volunteering themselves for testing new tech. I love it

    James La PortaJames La PortaAcum 5 luni
  • I’m sure they’re just wearing the rings as just yet another precaution.

    James LoweryJames LoweryAcum 5 luni
  • I just saw a commercial for WHOOP halfway through this video wtf?

    rkleinfallrkleinfallAcum 5 luni
    • Hol up same here

      Jasim HaneefJasim HaneefAcum 5 luni
    • same wtf

      Judah NantoJudah NantoAcum 5 luni
  • I must be stuck in the 90s, I cannot believe folks consent to this kind of data harvesting

    Gianni ClaudGianni ClaudAcum 5 luni
    • having your day tracked through heart rate/temps/health data isn't harming you or your privacy. Using this data to help others is an easy choice.

      EnlistedRebEnlistedRebAcum 5 luni
  • What would be the hypothesis that's being tested in this "experiment"?

    Robert2RealRobert2RealAcum 5 luni
    • Moshi yes the hypothesis is not the test. Glad you understand that. Do you understand that the hypothesis must have a independent and dependent variable. Your definition is fine just not in the context of what we’re discussing. Which part of that was unclear to you?

      Robert2RealRobert2RealAcum 5 luni
    • @Robert2Real "a tentative assumption made in order to draw out and test its logical or empirical consequences." Yes, an assumption that is made _in order to_ form a test. The hypothesis is not the test itself. Also, if you simply dismiss me _citing a dictionary_, then well... I'm not sure how I'm supposed to respond to that.

      MoshiMoshiAcum 5 luni
    • Moshi this is unintelligible. Every hypothesis has to have an independent and dependent variable. You shared the colloquial version of the definition, not in reference to science or something that can be tested. You should have kept reading as the second definition is applicable to what we’re discussing; a tentative assumption made in order to draw out and test its logical or empirical consequences. And in reference to science all tests must have an independent, dependent and control variables. The IV and DV are from the hypothesis. The controls are other variables that can influence the experiment

      Robert2RealRobert2RealAcum 5 luni
    • @Alookks Thanks I guess lol

      MoshiMoshiAcum 5 luni
    • ​@Robert2Real I'm just going off the dictionary definition. From Merriam-Webster: "Definition of hypothesis: 1. a. an assumption or concession made for the sake of argument" Now, every *experiment* should have an independent variable, but a hypothesis is not the entire experiment. An experiment to test the hypothesis might have an independent variable of say, deviance from the normal heart rate, a dependent variable of the percent of people who are ill for the given heart rate, and the hypothesis ("measurements made by the wearable-tech can predict disease") can be qualified by the correlation between the two.

      MoshiMoshiAcum 5 luni
  • This isn't the only measure they've taken they test everyday for covid y'all out there wanting this to fail ffs

    Avran AbrahamAvran AbrahamAcum 5 luni
  • some are using whoop too. check them out

    Alex SiudaAlex SiudaAcum 5 luni
  • If this was possible then smart watches would of been on this before these rings

    dvxAznxvbdvxAznxvbAcum 5 luni
  • They also did it as a test ground for the next season ...which most likely will be in several bubbles

    dub88accdub88accAcum 5 luni
  • is he speaking through the ring?

    Mayur DasMayur DasAcum 5 luni
    • No, it's a tracker, doesn't have as speaker. But the video editing seems to be like the sound is coming out of the ring. It isn't!

      Brian D'SouzaBrian D'SouzaAcum 5 luni
    • The eye of Sauron sees all

      Chinese SparrowsChinese SparrowsAcum 5 luni
  • This has ruined ALL PRO SPORTS. ALL entertainment. 2020 has ended it. Covid is a sack of lies and bs

    ParkourParkourAcum 5 luni
    • I always wondered what happened if a person grew up with lead in the local water supply. You've satiated my curiosity.

      Amadeus XLOAmadeus XLOAcum 5 luni
  • The Oura ring was used by the best teams in the professional cycling peloton in the Tour De France for the last two years. It is the best sleep tracker you can buy right now.

    Andrew BrownAndrew BrownAcum 5 luni
    • It's not the best wearable for sleep. Check The Quantified Scientist's video on it. A Fitbit Charge 3 is more accurate than the Oura Ring in that regard.

      mesosterosmesosterosAcum 5 luni
    • Please list those PRO teams. Does the information come from the teams, or from the Oura marketing department?

      Ry ParkenRy ParkenAcum 5 luni
    • It’s definitely not the best sleep tracker you can buy. Anything with EEG is going to significantly outclass it. For a non-EEG wearable though, it seems to be pretty good.

      MilkshakmanMilkshakmanAcum 5 luni
    • Never seen them in the tour. Prob just a sponsor deal

      Minerva LiMinerva LiAcum 5 luni
    • well dreem is a better sleep tracker so that statement is incorrect. Oura will never be better than a tool that measures brainwaves directly

      Macfhlannchadha RonanMacfhlannchadha RonanAcum 5 luni
  • just do it the way F1 does it. testing, separate bubbles, isolation

    Denis KudlikDenis KudlikAcum 5 luni
    • F1 has had positive Covid tests

      RussRussAcum 5 luni
    • Actually, that’s exactly what the NBA has done. This (silly?) ring is just one thing. The entirety of the NBA protocols and efforts is actually pretty impressive.

      alliejralliejrAcum 5 luni
  • Even more rings for Lebron.

    IchsukaIchsukaAcum 5 luni
    • Even better he doesn't need to go to another team for this one

      Minerva LiMinerva LiAcum 5 luni
    • Not as much as Jordan.

      Anton SlizzardhandsAnton SlizzardhandsAcum 5 luni
  • What is everyone’s favorite NBA team? Comment below.

    • Chennai Superkings

      Abhijeet SinghAbhijeet SinghAcum 5 luni
    • Butts of Alabama

      Dark BoiDark BoiAcum 5 luni
  • Stupid to reopen anything this soon

    Edward BishopEdward BishopAcum 5 luni
    • The NBA has done the best job but they are in a quarantine bubble just like Major League Soccer, just like the National Women’s Soccer League, just like the NHL. And guess what? BUBBLES WORK. NO positive cases in any of those leagues.

      Andrew BrownAndrew BrownAcum 5 luni
  • Seems like they just want to take advantage of a great publicy moment

    Milan BachmannMilan BachmannAcum 5 luni
  • seems plausible but then i saw the $299 pricetag

    Rishi JeyamurthyRishi JeyamurthyAcum 5 luni
    • *silently closes the website*

      Hilal YounusHilal YounusAcum 5 luni
  • It seems to be too rushed.

    Nathan RosenNathan RosenAcum 5 luni
    • Drastic situation requires drastic measures i guess...

      Dwika34Dwika34Acum 5 luni
    • nba is business when u come to think of it

      Swish 107.5Swish 107.5Acum 5 luni
  • I love my Oura!

    FreddeBMFreddeBMAcum 5 luni
    • @FreddeBM I love mine too, you're not alone !

      Jen or ClaudioJen or ClaudioAcum 5 luni
    • @dvxAznxvb It has helped me live a healthier life and shows how different things affects my well-being. Eg if I in the past had a 3-4 beers one night, leaving them or just having one improves my sleep quality. Now these kinda things might be obvious, but having the numbers and data backing up the theory and showing improvement, has motivated me to make changes. The data is what I'm most interested in and inspires me the most

      FreddeBMFreddeBMAcum 5 luni
    • Why do you love it? Does it add towards your quality of life?

      dvxAznxvbdvxAznxvbAcum 5 luni
  • I saw Javale McGee wearing something on his wrist too

    Noah DamooseNoah DamooseAcum 5 luni
    • Ricky Jefferson Correct. Everyone in the bubble has electronic tracking on their wrist and on their credentials lanyard. The wrist band doubles as their room key but it’s also the “key” that allows then to scan in/out of areas within the bubble. The GPS lanyard throws an alarm if social distancing is violated. It’s all used for contact tracing. If someone does get sick, the extreme tracking will help identify others who should also be isolated. I’m actually impressed with the NBA’s comprehensive approach, similar to Formula One and Premier League (soccer).

      alliejralliejrAcum 5 luni
    • I'm pretty sure that's the key for his room (and other areas) and/or a band to say that he's been tested that day

      Ricky JeffersonRicky JeffersonAcum 5 luni
  • Tracking device?

    Matayo KeefMatayo KeefAcum 5 luni
  • Who do you think is going to win the finals?

    NadsNadsAcum 5 luni
    • Rockets

      Carson SaldanhaCarson SaldanhaAcum 5 luni
  • Literally 99% wont see this but if you do, God bless you, stay safe and Follow your dreams😀 My Dream is to have a lot of people see my videos . I've been struggling to get there💙

    The Delta ChannelThe Delta ChannelAcum 5 luni
    • @The Delta Channel shut up and stop self promoting

      Dr deathDr deathAcum 5 luni
    • @Travis Whatley Thank you 😊 I would really appreciate it if you give some advice and mistakes I made so that I can work on it !!

      The Delta ChannelThe Delta ChannelAcum 5 luni
    • I'll watch one of your videos.

      Travis WhatleyTravis WhatleyAcum 5 luni
  • First!

    Yoochan ShinYoochan ShinAcum 5 luni
    • @Yoochan Shin you are correct

      Dr deathDr deathAcum 5 luni
    • John Snow Right, which is funny becausr I havent watched the video yet lol

      Yoochan ShinYoochan ShinAcum 5 luni
    • @Yoochan Shin ok. But it doesn't matter since we all watch the same video.

      Dr deathDr deathAcum 5 luni
    • John Snow oh i know. Just my first time ever doing this haha

      Yoochan ShinYoochan ShinAcum 5 luni
    • Nobody cares about what number comment you are kid

      Dr deathDr deathAcum 5 luni