Microsoft is letting engineers make apps for its Microsoft Band wellness tracker that passes on data pulled from RSS feeds and presents it on the gadget’s screen.
The Microsoft Band app, which Microsoft calls Web tiles, works best at transferring “glanceable” data, similar to stock quotes or climate reports, the organization has said.
How the Microsoft Band App Functions
Making an app is quick and direct, as indicated by Microsoft. To start with, designers visit a Microsoft site where they give an icon file and connection to an RSS feed.
The Microsoft Band app is then stacked to the Band by means of the Microsoft Health app that controls the wearable gadget. Since Microsoft Health deals with a few mobile platforms, the Microsoft Band app will keep running on gadgets that run iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
The final result is an app that has restricted capacities, yet can give individuals little bits of news that are significant to them. However, by offering clients apps that give nibble estimated segments of data; the Band may better go up against and conceivably emerge top amongst different wellness trackers. A percentage of the Band’s components, which incorporate the capacity to track steps, calories smoldered and rest quality, are likewise found in wearable gadgets from adversaries including Fitbit and Jawbone.