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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.

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Stand-out features

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.


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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.

Band SDK Preview for Windows Phone


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Band SDK Preview for Android


Sample code

Band SDK Preview for iOS


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Additional resources


Experience design guidelines

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  1. Lee Stott says:

    Learn more about how Microsoft researchers’ innovations add a virtual keyboard and voice replies to Microsoft Band, along with machine-learning enhancements to canned responses.…/microsoft-research-expands-microsoft-band-productivity-functionality.aspx

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