Microsoft Health enables you to keep track of your personal fitness and give you a more holistic view into your fitness activities. The platform unite data such as steps, calories, heart rate from different health and fitness devices and services, which provides powerful insights on the data collected.
Microsoft Band was recently announced by the software giant. It is a smart band designed to be worn 24 hours a day for people active at work or at the gym or both.
Microsoft Band consist of 10 smart sensors for 24 hour heart rate monitoring, calorie burn measurement and advanced sleep quality tracking. It will also keep you connected at a glance with smart notifications including incoming calls, emails, texts and social updates as well as access to Cortana from your Windows Phone device.
As of the time of this writing, Microsoft Band is available in limited quantities from MicrosoftStore.com. It will be available from Microsoft retail stores for US $199.
With the help of Microsoft Health Windows Phone app, you will be able to personalize your Microsoft Band. It is possible to verify your wellness goals, heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality in addition to maximizing fitness with Guided Workouts, 24-hour heart rate monitoring and automatic activity counting. You will be able to configure email previews and at-a-glance calendar alerts in addition to taking notes, set reminders with Cortana.