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  • Motiv’s fitness ring is simple, but surprisingly capable

    Motiv’s fitness ring is simple, but surprisingly capable

    When Motiv told me what they were working on just ahead of CES, I perked up. It wasn’t the functionality — there are a million trackers out there that do what the device does and much more. It was the potential the product represents — the beginnings of liberation from the tyranny of the wrist. It’s easy to understand why so many companies are so attached to that… Read More

  • Motiv crams a fitness band’s worth of functionality into a ring

    Motiv crams a fitness band’s worth of functionality into a ring

    Here’s one of those devices I can’t wait to put through some real world testing. Motiv’s creators have made some pretty big claims for their tiny wearable – which are pretty impressive, if true, putting a new spin on the somewhat staid and oversaturated world of fitness tracking wearables. For what it’s worth, I’ve never actually worn a ring with any… Read More

  • Buzz Editor: Immersion Releases MOTIV Haptics Platform


    You rarely notice haptics, but when it comes to human-computer interaction, they can make or break a device. That’s why Immersion (the leader in haptic feedback – basically little high-speed motors in phones and other devices that add a vibrational component to on-screen interaction) just announced a way to create amazing haptics for almost all Android phones. Their MOTIV… Read More