Microsoft To Launch Its Wearable Fitness Band In Coming Weeks

Posted: Oct 20 2014, 12:36pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News


Microsoft to launch its wearable fitness band in coming weeks
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Microsoft’s fitness band will have some smartwatch features, but it will be primarily focused on fitness activities

Microsoft is has been planning since quite a while to dispatch its own wearable well fitness band in the advancing weeks. Forbes reports that the declaration is expected "within the following few weeks," and The Verge can affirm this is true. Sources acquainted with Microsoft's arrangements tell The Verge that the release of Microsoft's wearable wellness band is unavoidable, and the gadget will be supplied at retailers in time for the Christmas season. Microsoft's wearable dispatch will stamp 10 years since the organization affirmed its SPOT smartwatch in 2004 that utilized FM radio signs to send texts from Windows Messenger, news features, stock data, and climate figures to your wrist.

Despite the fact that Microsoft's fitness band will have some smartwatch characteristics, it will be fundamentally centered around wellness exercises. We're told the gadget will track steps, heart rate, calories smoldered, and other key wellbeing ascribes on account of various sensors inserted in the gadget. Microsoft has additionally been trying the capacity to screen heart rate during the time and night, and is required to ship a last gadget that has around two days of battery life.

The key part of Microsoft's fitness band will be its backing for Windows Phone, ios, and Android. Microsoft is creating separate applications for every versatile working framework to help the gimmicks of its wellness band sensors, and cell phone warnings to the band will likewise be underpinned. It's doubtful that Microsoft will brand its wellness band under the Lumia or Surface monikers, chiefly on the grounds that the gadget will work over every one of the three portable working frameworks.

Pictures surfaced recently of a fitness band in Microsoft patent filings, and past gossipy tidbits recommended the organization was dealing with a 1.5-inch display with removable wrist groups. With Microsoft very nearly advertising its wellness band, we'll discover precisely what the organization brings to the table in the wearables space soon.

source: theverge

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/32" rel="author">Ahmed Humayun</a>
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