, °F

Mis ubicaciones recientes

StoryTeller Unveils AlertID® Crime App for the Newsroom

April 07, 2014; 9:23 AM
Share |

New downloadable StoryTeller app puts public safety first, providing over 170 types of crime-related data, maps, and graphics for hyper-local, up-to-date crime reporting.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - April 7, 2014 - Crime reports are one of the most highly viewed topics in today's news. With the launch of the new StoryTeller AlertID Crime App at this week's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, newsrooms can effectively bring home crime stories to viewers, making them aware and keeping them safer in the community. Best of all, downloading and using new applications for StoryTeller is now as fast and easy as adding new apps to a smartphone.

"With the outstanding growth of StoryTeller has come a greater demand from newsrooms to create interactive presentations on a wider range of news," said Ryan Ayres, Vice President of Display Systems and Services for AccuWeather. "Our new AlertID Crime App helps newsrooms react quickly to the breaking crime stories that often lead the news hour. The app is easy to use so that news directors, producers, and on-air talent can react quickly to crime alerts and inform viewers in compelling, interactive ways."

Powered by AlertID, America's family neighborhood security platform, the StoryTeller AlertID Crime App allows newsrooms to access data from communications between citizens, law enforcement, as well as federal, state, and local authorities. National sex offender data and alerts, Amber alerts issued by local law enforcement, missing adult alerts and national weather, earthquake, wildfire, and hazardous materials alerts are drawn from over 170 types of local crime-related data covering more than 140 million people. AlertID provides the leading data, maps, graphics, and updates newsrooms need to provide the most relevant, hard-hitting, and up-to-date interactive presentations.

StoryTeller AlertID Crime App will be demonstrated live on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. PT at AccuWeather Booth SL-6819. Please join us at NAB 2014 for live demos of this and additional StoryTeller interactive applications. As space will be limited, please plan on arriving 15 minutes early. You can also contact us to reserve your space or schedule a private demonstration.

Why AccuWeather?

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, such as the new AlertID Crime app.

AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

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.

  • AccuWeather Launches Exclusive Crowdsourced Weather Feature AccUcast Worldwide in Android App

    10/11/2016 1:22:25 PM

    AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today introduced AccUcast, the only crowdsourced weather feature that provides current weather conditions and hazards submitted by users in a real-time global animation map display, in the AccuWeather Android app. AccUcast, also available in the AccuWeather iOS app, enables users worldwide to take part in local weather updates and help others make the most informed decisions, saving lives and preventing property damage.

  • AccuWeather Founder Announced as 2016 Penn State Homecoming Grand Marshal

    9/15/2016 2:51:43 PM

    Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President and Chairman of AccuWeather, has been selected by the Homecoming Executive Committee to represent Penn State University as Grand Marshal for Homecoming 2016. Each year, the Committee chooses an outstanding alumna or alumnus who has excelled in their field of study and continues to positively represent the University.

  • AccuWeather Takes Users into the Storm with Immersive 360 Video

    8/10/2016 10:58:23 AM

    AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, has responded to consumer demand for leading-edge weather video with the introduction of immersive 360-degree videos for breaking weather news. This interactive new content and many additional innovations have led to a 400% increase in average monthly video views across AccuWeather’s digital properties, including web, mobile web, mobile apps, and OTT platforms.

  • AccuWeather Announces New AccuWeather Rays of Hope Employee Charitable Giving Initiative

    8/5/2016 10:28:57 AM

    AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, is proud to be an active part of the State College community and lead the way in volunteerism and altruistic giving. To recognize this important area of focus and the many contributions of its staff members, AccuWeather is pleased to announce AccuWeather Rays of Hope, a new initiative that will be used to encourage charitable giving and sponsorships.

  • University of Oklahoma Signs Patent Technology Licensing Agreement with AccuWeather

    7/13/2016 9:28:19 AM

    AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the University of Oklahoma Office of Technology Development has signed a patent licensing agreement for the use of AccuWeather's proprietary patents to benefit University advancements in technology innovation, including OU’s mPING app.