Thursday, 30 October 2014

Microsoft unveils their Health Platform , along with a Microsoft Band worth $199

In competition to Apple and Google which have launched Health kit and Google Fit respectively , Microsoft unveiled their own Health Platform along with a Microsoft Band. This band works with multiple platforms and is available in US for $199.

When it comes to Health facilities , this band monitors Heart rate , sleep tracking and GPS Run Mapping .The band also gives email previews and calender alerts. Talking about its display , its a 1.4 inch touch display  with 320  X  160 resolution and it is Dust and splash- resistance. It is powered by dual 100 mAh batteries.
This band also includes wide range of sensors - Optical heart rate sensor , 3-axis Accelerometer / Gyro , Gyrometer , GPS , Ambient light sensor , skin temperature sensor , UV sensors , Capative Sensor and Galvanic skin sensor. The Band also has a microphone that allows you to connect with Cortana.

The Band also could be used to get notifications for text messages , calls , calenders, email , Facebook and Facebook messenger  , Twitter , weather and much more. Band even includes Bluetooth 4.0 that could be used to sync your data to your phone in the background. Even you can learn much more about it here

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