New features bring live video into the newsroom in a seamless and interactive way to attract viewers.
AccuWeather Global Weather Center - April 8, 2014 - With drone technology, journalists have a whole new way to get better angles on stories and bring viewers closer to the action. Drone and remote location videos can now be integrated live with StoryTeller® interactive presentations, revolutionizing the newsroom. Best of all, downloading and using StoryTeller applications and features that allow the integration of remote video is now as fast and easy as adding an app to a smartphone.
"As stations find new ways to cover breaking news stories, StoryTeller is there to support and enhance their efforts," said Ryan Ayres, Vice President of Display Systems and Services for AccuWeather, Inc. "Integrating Drone technology is one more way that StoryTeller continues to stay on the cutting edge of technology to attract more viewers to local newscasts."
StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen News Solution is the first to fully integrate Drone HD into an interactive touchscreen solution, putting a station's drone right into the action of any news story using any StoryTeller app with video capability. This is just one of many StoryTeller announcements spotlighting significant expansion of apps, content, and features in conjunction with NAB 2014. StoryTeller by AccuWeather has received an overwhelming response from show attendees in response, generating record high booth traffic for AccuWeather on the first day of the show.
The excitement continues around the growing popularity of StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen News Solution which empowers newsrooms to deliver network- quality presentations that attract and hold onto audiences. Already used in newsrooms globally, including stations in all top 10 U.S. markets, reaching 80 million households. StoryTeller is the premier choice among managers, technicians, and on-air talent for creating and telling compelling stories with ease. For breaking news, sports and traffic to crime, social media, weather and more, StoryTeller delivers the interactive content your viewers want, for every story, every day.
AccuWeather is a global leader in digital media, developing award-winning apps and partnering with all major manufacturers of mobile devices, serving over 5.6 billion data requests every day. There are 1.3 billion AccuWeather branded apps installed on mobile and connected devices worldwide. AccuWeather has applied this digital expertise to develop StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen News Solution, one of the only tools of its kind that utilizes the highly successful and innovative "Smart Device App Model" to bring every story to life in compelling, interactive, and engaging ways.
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Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for nearly 3 million locations worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 72,000 third-party websites. In 2014, the company will launch the AccuWeather Channel, an "All Weather, All the Time™" multi-platform national channel for forecasts with Superior Accuracy.
Leading Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador AccuWeather takes leadership role in promoting National Preparedness Month through global multi-media platforms
AccuWeather, the global leader in digital weather information, provides a fresh new approach to preserving fashion-forward styles with MinuteCast® at this week’s 2014 Fashion Week in New York. Rain or shine, the AccuWeather MinuteCast Storm Squad will be on hand with umbrellas and mobile phones ready to forewarn and forearm the luminaries of the fashion world against any possible precipitation.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that their Marine Weather by AccuWeather app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch now includes the new AccuWeather MinuteCast, the unique and patented forecast technology that gives users by-the-minute precipitation forecasts for the next two hours, highly-localized right down to a user’s exact GPS location, boat slip, or street address, and with Superior Accuracy
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, demonstrated its continued leadership in and support for the worldwide meteorological community by sponsoring WWOSC 2014, a ground-breaking conference that brought together entire weather science and user communities from around the globe. The theme of this year's conference was "The Weather: What’s the Outlook?" and Barry Lee Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc., spoke in a Special Session and Panel on the "Future of the Weather Enterprise".
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched a new version of its Weather for Life app designed for Windows Phone users. The app has several new, popular AccuWeather features, such as MinuteCast, the leading minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for a person's exact street address or GPS location. AccuWeather’s Windows Phone app is the first of its mobile apps to expand MinuteCast for more locations, including Japan, Ireland, United Kingdom, Canada, and the contiguous United States.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that Founder, President, and Chairman, Dr. Joel N. Myers, will serve as convening keynote speaker for the 2014 AMS Summer Community Meeting. Dr. Myers will present the opening speech which will explore the pace of innovation and transformational changes in weather forecasting. AccuWeather is a sponsor of the meeting and will host several events throughout the week.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched an AccuWeather app for users of the new Amazon Fire phone available from the Amazon Appstore. The free app includes popular AccuWeather features, such as MinuteCast(r), the leading minute-by-minute weather forecast.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched a free AccuWeather service for users of Facebook’s new Internet.org app. The app from Facebook was first launched on July 31, 2014 in The Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa with more locations to follow, and the goal of making the Internet more accessible and affordable to more people worldwide.
AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions (AES) is partnering with leading Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions supplier Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) at the 2014 International User Conference, taking a leadership role to benefit this week's event. AccuWeather's Chief Commercial Officer Casey McGeever will serve as keynote speaker for the "Weather in GIS Track", while two other members of the AES team present at the Business Summit: Technology Plenary.
Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President and Chairman of AccuWeather, Inc. has been reappointed to the Team Pennsylvania Foundation Board of Directors, providing the organization with leadership and expertise on the private business sector. This reappointment by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett establishes Myers as one of the longest-serving board members for Team PA Foundation, having served on the board for more than 16 years under governors of both political parties.