Microsoft Band SDK Preview now available!

Dear Gulf Technical Community, we've got some exciting news to share with you this morning! Microsoft Band SDK preview is now available and can be downloaded from:

Microsoft Band, the first device powered by Microsoft Health, helps you achieve your wellness goals by tracking your heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality. It also helps you be more productive with email previews and calendar alerts - right on your wrist.



Get started with the Microsoft Band SDK Preview.

The Microsoft Band SDK Preview gives developers access to the sensors available on the band, as well as the ability to create and send notifications to tiles. Enhance and extend the experience of your applications to your customers' wrists.

Create amazing app experiences for Microsoft Band.

Extend the experience of your application to your users' wrists via a new dimension of interaction. Create an app that can send UI content to the band, keeping users engaged when they're in motion. Your app can also receive data directly from the band sensors, giving your users more reasons to interact with it. Create a personalized, data-rich, custom experience and enhanced scenarios that will engage users in ways only possible with Microsoft Band.

Access sensors

Use a range of sensors including heart rate, UV, accelerometer, gyroscope, and skin temperature, as well as fitness data, to design cutting-edge user experiences.


Create your tile

Keep users engaged and extend your app experience to Microsoft Band. Create tiles for the band that send glanceable notifications from your app to your users.


Personalize your app

Monetize your app by offering users ways to customize the band. Change the color theme, or bring the Me Tile to life by changing the wallpaper.


Please visit for more information and to download the SDK preview.

Comments (1)

  1. cesar says:

    hello mr, im a telematic engineering student, im from of dominican republic, i want to develop a app with the microsft band, i want to measure temperature an another vitals constant, i would like to know, lenguage of programing, for android, windows phone and iphone, how i get the information, how i can move the information, how i transmit the information from the band to the cell, any answer?

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