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Nike Plus Releases Data, Reaches Out to Developers For Apps, Games

It looks like Nike+ is making moves to get more people playing with its gear. The Next Web reports that Nike has opened up its APIs on the company developer site today, which means devs now have a way to hook into the data all those FuelBands and SportWatches generate. Among these streams of info is access to a chronological list of user activities, GPS data, and the amount of NikeFuel earned both in total and on an individual activity basis. If that’s got you dreaming up fitness apps and games, head on over to the source armed with your Nike+ login info, and that treasure trove of data can be yours to play with, too.

TNW goes on to point out that the APIs were freed in conjunction with Nike’s Accelerator startup program, just in case any of those apps are part of a worthy business plan. In case you weren’t aware, the Accelerator startup incubator’s run by TechStars, the same folks who also provide seed money and business guidance to aspiring Kinect devs. So, idea-men and women should feel free to embrace the Xbox collaboration possibilities knowing their angel funding’s coming from folks who’ll understand such ideas…

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