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Microsoft's health revolution is here: Microsoft Band ($199) + Microsoft Health System

Microsoft's health revolution is here: Microsoft Band ($199) + Microsoft Health System | UX-UI-Wearable-Tech for Enhanced Human | Scoop.it
Microsoft's fitness tracking ambitions are not small.
Yusuf Mehdi is sitting at a conference table at the company's campus in Redmond, WA, crossed legs revealing the sneakers he's wearing, talking...
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Cutting edge sensors, smart-watch features, tech industrial design, affordable price, + all OS compliancy + continuous complete Data-driven system: Microsoft delivers a good value proposal.  

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A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming

A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming | UX-UI-Wearable-Tech for Enhanced Human | Scoop.it
The software giant has been developing a cross-platform gadget that continuously measures heart rate, Forbes has learned. Initially gunning for fitness enthusiasts, the watch could see Microsoft make a bigger play for healthcare further down the line.
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1/ Microsoft Smartchwatch will continuously measure your heart rate 

2/The smartwatch will be compatible with Windows, iOS and Android 

3/ Microsoft could draw on its healthcare joint venture with General Electric, called Caradigm.

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Nike+Kinect Training

Unveiled at the E3 by Stefan Olander, Nike's VP of Digital Sport (who also released at the same time his must-read book "Velocity"),  Nike+ Kinect Training will bridge the gap between your outdoor workouts and your living-room training in front of your Kinect.

Developped by Microsoft studios, the UX is an astonishing mutli-sport experience. As the trailer seems to reveal it, you could gather your Nike+ Fuel Gauge with the ones you will fill through your Kinect Fitness experience. Coming this fall. Can't wait... 

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Introducing Microsoft Health

Introducing Microsoft Health | UX-UI-Wearable-Tech for Enhanced Human | Scoop.it
Today we’re announcing a new platform called Microsoft Health. Within health and fitness, there is rapid innovation occurring around wearable devices with smart sensors that are telling us more about our lives. A vibrant marketplace of devices and services is giving us access to a wealth of data about our nutrition, health and fitness. We see an opportunity to bring these devices and services together to allow you to combine … Read more »
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Microsoft Intelligence Engine intend to deliver meaningfull insights by gathering datas from 3rd party devices. and systems. it would be even more accurate if the user accepts to share his location and calendar informations.

Coupled with Microsoft Band and its voice recognition feature, Microsoft enters the market with a bright value proposal to collect and refine personal datas..

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Microsoft Paid Up To $150M To Buy Wearable Computing IP

Microsoft Paid Up To $150M To Buy Wearable Computing IP | UX-UI-Wearable-Tech for Enhanced Human | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it had acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion, and it turns out that this isn’t the only recent piece of M&A in the category of head-mounted wearable computing.


Microsoft, we have discovered, has paid up to $150 million to buy IP assets related to augmented reality, head-borne computers, and related items from the Osterhout Design Group, a low-profile company that develops wearable computing devices and other gadgets, these days primarily for the military and other government organizations.

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