Building Cross-Platform Experiences for Microsoft Band
Wearables are becoming more and more prevalent in our worlds, bringing technology to our fingertips through constant connectivity and presence awareness. Wrist-worn wearables are at the leading edge of this space and Microsoft Band is an example of how advanced technology is now found in small, wearable form factors. In this session, you will find out how you can use the tools provided by Microsoft Band, in conjunction with other technologies available, to enable rich and contextually aware scenarios for users. We will showcase how you can use background execution on the phone to simulate local experiences on Microsoft Band. We will do case studies of building x-platform applications using Xamarin to control devices from your Band. Additionally, we will highlight how you can extend any mobile application experience to Microsoft Band with a case study that shows how we are bringing the power of IFTTT to Microsoft Band.