The Microsoft Band may not be an Apple Watch killer, but it has a lot of sensors and potential. Did you know that you could use it to control your smart home? In this video, Microsoft’s Tony Andrews shows how it is possible to use the Insteon API to make a connection between an Insteon Hub and a Microsoft Band:
As you can see in the above video, it is possible to use a Microsoft Band to turn on/off your lights. Of course, you can do a whole lot more if you know a thing or two about developing for various IoT APIs.