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SDK update and Design guidelines now available for Microsoft Band 2


Earlier last week, Microsoft released their new Band 2 in Windows 10 Devices event, which was held at New York. Now software giant updated their Microsoft Band SDK, which now gives access to all the sensors available on the Microsoft Band 2 and ability to create and send notifications to tiles.

October 2015: Band SDK update for Windows Phone, Windows, iOS, and Android. New features:

  • Works with both Microsoft Band and Microsoft Band 2.
  • Introduces 5 new sensors for Microsoft Band 2.
  • Allows creation of PDF 417 barcodes with alpha/numeric data on Microsoft Band 2.
  • Increases the icon limits for tiles on Microsoft Band 2.

Software giant also released  Experience design guidelines for Microsoft Band 2, which provide an overview of the Band, and define guidelines for the user experience for developers of third party apps.

Microsoft Band 2 is already available for pre-order on Microsoft Store.

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