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Microsoft Enters Wearables Space With 'Band'

Microsoft has announced new health-focused wearable device called the ‘Band.’ The wrist device has 10 sensors for tracking such biometric data as steps, heart rate, and sleep. Besides other sensing features, there is also an accelerometer, a GPS radio for tracking routes, and a microphone for dictating notes. And, of course, it's linked to the cloud, and provides branded workouts from Gold’s Gym, and Shape and Men’s Fitness magazines. 

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