Have a heart...rate Band UWP sample

Continuing with our Hardware Event Theme, it's Windows 10 Band Day!

Peter Daukintis, whom we usually highlight for his cool Kinect projects, a couple months ago wrote up this nice Windows 10 UWP Microsoft Band example...

Microsoft Band Heart Rate Sample – UWP

Although very simple I thought this was worth blogging as I didn’t see too many UWP (Universal Windows Platform) samples using the Microsoft Band SDK. I gave a talk recently at the Microsoft IOT Hackathon at the Microsoft Offices in Reading which involved streaming the heart rate data from the band up to Azure event hubs and I wanted to create a UWP app for it. The first step is to invoke the Nuget package manager inside Visual Studio 2015 RC to add the Band SDK to my project

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Then you can use the following code (non-production ready) to display the heart rate data:

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Here’s the resulting app running on my desktop:

uwpapp

Code is on Github here https://github.com/peted70/msband-hr-uwp-

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