Use your Microsoft Band to remotely take photos from your Windows Phone

Use your Microsoft Band to remotely take photos from your Windows Phone

One of the great things about the Microsoft Band is its ability to use Cortana to communicate with the phone. A new app takes advantage voice commands enabling you to remotely trigger the camera app on your phone. From the Microsoft Band you can say to Cortana “Camera take a photo” or “Camera take a photo in 10 seconds” and then your phone will take the snaps. So you have hands free photo taking with the Band.

I nice little apps that cost £0.79 from the Windows Phone Store.

Utilize the full power of your band by snapping photos from a distance using the Band. Camera Band Control allows you to control the camera on your phone by giving vocal commands to the band. Simply press and hold the action button on your band and say commands such as ‘Camera take a photo’ or ‘Camera take 3 photos in 10 seconds’. Photos are saved to the camera rool. More examples of supported voice commands can be seen below

– Camera take a photo

– Camera take 3 photos

– Camera take a photo in 10 seconds

– Camera take 4 photos in 12 seconds

– Camera take a photo in 7 seconds

Due to platform limitations it is only possible to snap a maximum of 4 photos at a time.

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