Microsoft Band is a smart band with smartwatch features. The Microsoft Band incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities and integrates with Windows Phone, iOS, and Android smartphones through a Bluetooth connection.
Fanband lets you customize the theme of your Microsoft Band with your favorite sports team, video game, tv show, and more and is the Top Downloaded and Rated app for the the Microsoft Band for Windows, iOS and Android users. Join Jerry Nixon as he welcomes Scott Peterson, Founder and Lead Developer of Liquid Daffodil […]
We take a look at coding for the Microsoft Band V2. Small device, small show, right? No. It’s an EPIC. We dug into coding for the Microsoft Band and it turned out to be the biggest show that we’ve made to date. There’s a lot in there when it comes to coding on the Band. […]
In this episode of The Maker Show, we’ll make an internet-connected garage app, GarageOS. We’ll start by controlling the doors remotely using a relay and a Particle Photon. Then, we’ll build a way to read if the door is open or closed with a magnetic reed switch. Third, we’ll build a way to measure parking distance […]
Electropop duo Broods (composed of Georgia and brother Caleb Nott) have collaborated with Microsoft for their latest music video “Heartlines” to produce a new experience for their fans, powered by the Microsoft Band. During singer Georgia Nott’s performance, the team translated her biodata and energy into stunning geometric visuals. A first-of-its-kind collaboration, fans will get […]
Jennifer Marsman speaks with Charles Stacy Harris III about developing for the Microsoft Band. They discuss the capabilities of the Band: the sensors it contains, tiles, notifications, Bluetooth, haptics, and the Microsoft Health app for management. Learn how to get started with the Microsoft Band and several compelling use cases for making it shine.
Paul DeCarlo joins Scott Peterson of Liquid Daffodil at the Microsoft Store in the Houston Galleria to discuss insights around software development and technology. Scott has created some huge successes in the Windows Store including glƏƏk! (the coolest, fastest Twitter app for Windows 8! …and one of only TWO that let you have UNLIMITED ACCOUNTS!), Cortanium (Cortanium adds over 25 […]
In this episode, Tech Evangelist Amanda Lange visits Plas.Md, a startup in Camden, to check out Bionautica, the game/app they are developing with Microsoft Band integration. Using the Microsoft Band, they take input from a user’s heart rate and use that as the input in a free-running Parkour game made in Unity 3D! Vance Souders and Steven Gussman […]
Canadian YouTube star Furious Pete does "the big three" (squat, bench, and deadlift) at his optimal heart rate, determined by a "hack" on his Microsoft Band. PLUS: Sergii Baidachnyi walks through the hack’s code. [00:36] Why optimal heart rate is important for lifting[01:18] How Microsoft hacked Pete’s Band [01:23] Setting up the hack app[03:14] Squats[08:03] Bench[10:51] Deadlift[14:23] Pete’s debrief and […]
The final installment of developing for the Microsoft Band, we walk through setting up your Mac for iOS development as well as go over some tricks that you may need when you are developing for iOS. Demo app at the end of the video.
Microsoft had a big presence this year at the Miami Mini Maker Faire 2016! People visiting the Microsoft Maker Faire booth got to get hands-on with a wide range of cool tech like XBOX, IoT devices, Mobile apps and Wearables. Makers got to see and experience technology that included Microsoft Band, Raspberry Pis, Phones, Games […]
We talk with Joost van Schaik about the Microsoft Band and the Raspberry PI. Typescript <3 Angular. A word is worth a thousand vectors. Full shownotes available here: msdevshow.com/2015/03/raspberry-pi-2-and-the-microsoft-band-with-joost-van-schaik/