Microsoft: New Store Section Is Fueling Smartwatch Rumors

This summer, Microsoft could take its first, based Windows phone Smartwatch to the customer. Now, a new category in the hotel’s own online store makes headlines.

The now newly added section called “app-enabled accessories”, from the Web site Forbes discovers, lists controlled cameras since recently products in the segment of home automation, such as light bulbs or app. On top of that, the category lists also fitness bracelets, such as Garmin or adidas. These products allow each a Windows phone store themselves available application or connect to the mobile.

That Microsoft now unlocks the store Department, could have another reason in addition to marketing and promotion. The own planned Smartwatch could well be classified. Thus the manufacturer also shows the segment of the wearables is how important them, what again fueling the rumors.

The Microsoft Smartwatch could appear in the summer of 2014 and specialize on health-related functions like many of its competitors. Since 2007, the manufacturer operates a health-square shape called HealthVault, which was successively upgraded lately. In addition, Microsoft has an patent application submitted, which is supposed to represent the design of the watch already.