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Microsoft stops selling smart bracelet Band

Microsoft has discontinued development of a smart bracelet Band. It is reported by ZDNet, citing its own sources. Microsoft has officially stated that it plans to release a new device this year no.

According to the manufacturer, Microsoft has sold all of the already released device and Band 2 is not going to release another fitness tracker of this series in 2016. The company will continue to support the already released models, as well as a platform for monitoring the health of Microsoft Health.

Sources say that Microsoft is not going to release the Band 3 in the near future and longer term. In this guide, Microsoft has not yet decided on the future line Band — whether to continue to develop it or eventually close.

It is noteworthy that from the online Microsoft store have disappeared all references to Band 2, and the corresponding section was deleted by the SDK. This clearly indicates that plans to continue the line of the company does not have, at least for the near future. Thus, this segment of Microsoft simply leaves.

Company representatives, however, told ZDNet that they are ready to explore the possibilities of development in the field of wearable devices.

Line smart bracelet Microsoft Band was made available in October 2014. The second model appeared a year later. These fitness trackers worked with smartphones for both Windows and iOS and Android.

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