Microsoft Health

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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For example, Fitbit, similar to my phone health app, prompts users immediately to consent to share their data with the Microsoft Health Vault, a central node for sharing health information on Windows 8.
Microsoft has announced the end of support for the Microsoft Health Dashboard applications and services.
Summary: Washington [USA], March 2 (ANI): Microsoft has announced that it is putting to rest its Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health Dashboard apps and services.
The dashboard includes Bing search history, Edge, browsing history, Cortana notebooks, location history, and Microsoft Health. All can be viewed by the logged-in user and can be cleared.
"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."
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."
At the same time, Microsoft health analytics solutions combine diverse data types in ways never before possible, creating actionable intelligence.
Microsoft Health & Life Sciences: Demonstrations of tools from www.microsoft.com/health.
aACAo It wirelessly sync with Microsoft Health app and also many third-party apps like MyFitnessPal, Strava, LoseIt, MapMyRun and more.
The Microsoft Health app should soon have the ability to compare calendar or contact information with the Microsoft Band's assessment of, say, your heart rate or skin conductance level--a measure of your skin's ability to conduct electricity, which tends to climb with stress.
The product's launch was accompanied by that of Microsoft Health, a cloud-based service that consolidates health and fitness data and works with competing technologies, not just Windows-based devices.
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