Microsoft Health

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Microsoft Health

A cloud service from Microsoft for storing health data from fitness devices and apps and offering insights from its Intelligence Engine that help people lead a healthy life. For example, people can learn how much deep sleep they get, which exercises burn the most calories and how long they need to recover before working out again.

Microsoft Band
Although Microsoft encourages third parties to integrate their wears with Microsoft Health, they also make the Microsoft Band fitness device. See fitness tracker.


Microsoft's Fitness Tracker
Sensors in Microsoft Band track heart rate, steps, calories burned and sleep quality. (Image courtesy of Microsoft Corporation.)
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Por su parte, Eric Horvitz y colaboradores, de Microsoft Research, en el estado de Washington, efectuaron una investigacion sobre los usuarios del videojuego, por medio del analisis de los datos de 30 mil usuarios de Microsoft Band (pulsera rastreadora de actividad) y del motor de busquedas Bing, de Microsoft.
Microsoft got Pokemon Go players to wear Microsoft Band - its fitness tracker - while playing the game.
A Windows Central forums user has posted images of what appears to be a Microsoft Band 3 prototype device.
Although, the company had also written, "We remain committed to supporting our Microsoft Band 2 customers through Microsoft Stores and our customer support channels and will continue to invest in the Microsoft Health platform, which is open to all hardware and apps partners across Windows, iOS, and Android devices.
The sci-fi horror game was developed using Unity, C# as a programming language, Oculus Rift as a VR headset, Microsoft Band as a heart rate monitor and Windows Phone as a mobile platform.
Volvo On Call already delivers connectivity to both the Apple Watch and Android Wear and the new Microsoft Band 2 connectivity now enables voice-control for certain eatures when using Windows 10-based smartphones.
In addition, notifications and status updates can be provided on the Microsoft Band allowing for hands-free updates on the go.
Microsoft has a proven record of fostering innovation that is making the future real through inventions like Surface Pro 3, Microsoft Band, Kinect, Windows 10, Surface Hub, and HoloLens.
On October 6, in New York City, Nadella and representatives from a number of Microsoft teams launched six impressive new computing devices, including the latest Surface Pro 4 tablet, a new Surface Book hybrid laptop, Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones, Microsoft Band 2 health monitor, and a holographic computer called HoloLens.
unveiled new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices, taking advantage of powerful and versatile hardware to unlock new Windows 10 experiences, including fast and secured login with Windows Hello, new Cortana2 experiences that turn Windows 10 devices into a personal assistant.
introduced the Microsoft Band, which features 10 sensors to monitor heart rate, UV light, sleep and distance traveled, among other factors.
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