Body-monitoring tech trend comes with concerns


The Circular personal health smart ring is displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. — AFP

LAS VEGAS: A ring shimmers on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, but this is no mere piece of jewelry – it’s packed with sensors capable of detecting body temperature, respiration and much more.

Startups at the annual gadget extravaganza in Las Vegas touted technology-enhanced accessories designed to look fetching on the outside while scrutinising what is happening on the inside of wearers.

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