WJZ-TV Launches CinemaLive HD&#8482 Display System to Produce World-Class Content for Audience

July 06, 2009; 7:03 AM
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State College, PA, July 6, 2009 - AccuWeather, Inc. (www.accuweather.com), the leading provider of weather content and display systems to the broadcast industry, announces today that WJZ-TV is now producing their weather segments with CinemaLive HD, the state-of the-art weather display system by AccuWeather.

CinemaLive HD will assist WJZ-TV in delivering their viewers accurate, outstanding content that cannot be seen anywhere else. The exclusive features, forecasting tools, Microsoft® Virtual Earth™ integration and speed of the system combined with the ability to produce first-rate 3D graphics in a complete 360° environment will enable WJZ-TV to produce weather programs that really stand out.

WJZ will take full advantage of the capabilities of CinemaLive HD, using the true 360° environment, superior 3D graphics and modeling, and live-on-every-layer architecture in conjunction with integrated data to produce network-quality segments that surpass other stations in their market. In addition to producing on-air weather content, WJZ-TV also utilizes CinemaLive HD to deliver forecasts, features and video to their website, http://weather.wjz.com/US/MD/Baltimore.html.

"We are extremely pleased that WJZ-TV chose CinemaLive HD to be a part of their enduring quest to deliver remarkable, compelling content to their audience," stated Ryan Ayres, Director of TV Operations for AccuWeather. "It is an honor to be associated with such a prominent station and accomplished weather team."

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather, Empowering You to Be the Best™, provides content, technology and solutions to broadcasters, networks, cable operators, IPTV and ITV providers, and telecommunications carriers. A global multimedia weather information source, AccuWeather also delivers a portfolio of customized products and services to business, government, and institutions. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.

About WJZ-TV and CBS Television Network

WJZ-TV, Channel 13, is an owned and operated television station of the CBS Television Network, located in Baltimore, Maryland. CBS Television Network is a business of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), a mass media company.

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