DUXBURY, Mass. — A small town in Massachusetts is pioneering a way to better protect firefighter across the country.
The Duxbury Fire Department on Friday announced that it became the first in the country to provide its members with biometric rings.
“I just wanted to give the men and women another tool to keep them healthy,” Duxbury fire chief Kevin Nord said in a statement.
The rings, purchased from Oura, track firefighters’ vital signs including pulse, temperature, and sleep cycles. The rings analyze each firefighters’ baseline temperature and can detect even the slightest changes. The data can be accessed from an individual’s smart phone. Read More…