STATE COLLEGE, Pa. December 21, 2011 - AccuWeather today introduced its app for Google TV™, an engaging, fully featured and accurate weather application with a fun and easy-to-use interface. Based on its AccuWeather for Honeycomb application first designed for Android tablet users, AccuWeather makes it possible to get local and detailed weather news and forecasts through television using Google's smart television platform.
"Google TV's Android-based set-top box is the perfect platform for our popular weather news and information application. Television viewers are going to love having easy access to the same great accurate weather they have grown accustomed to using in our mobile apps," said Pascal Racheneur, AccuWeather Vice President of Interactive Media. "In addition to our trusted and local forecasts, our weather is available in 27 languages with other great features, such as severe weather alarms, animated radar for the United States and Canada, satellite and interactive Google™ maps for locations worldwide, and our RealFeel™ temperature."
AccuWeather for Honeycomb is available as a download from the Android Market at no cost, https://market.android.com/details?id=com.accuweather.android.
Accurate and local forecasts for locations worldwide. Updated every hour, forecasts have detailed hourly forecasts for the next twenty-four hours - all in 27 languages.
Quick-reference that offers the most-requested weather factors, including day and night forecasts, high and low temperatures, Weather Alarms™, precipitation type and amount, wind speed and gusts, and RealFeel®.
Weather Alarms™, for locations worldwide, for weather events including, snow, ice, rain, wind, and the probability of thunderstorms.
Current weather conditions with location name and time, temperature, humidity percentages, visibility, pressure, dew point, precipitation and amounts, UV index, and AM and PM times for sunrise and sunset, and RealFeel® - AccuWeather's proprietary weather forecasting system that takes into account multiple weather factors to determine how the local temperature actually feels, which may be warmer or colder than the temperature depending on these conditions.
Weather display options with animated radar for the United States and Canada, satellite and interactive Google Maps™ for locations worldwide, and updated broadcast-quality weather videos.
Optional widget for your home screen that offers the quickest way to check AccuWeather for Google TV™.
About AccuWeather, Inc.
AccuWeather presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to one quarter of a billion persons worldwide via the free AccuWeather.com website, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print. The 116 meteorologists at AccuWeather also deliver a portfolio of customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as providing content for more than 50,000 third-party Internet sites, including the wallstreetjournal.com, CBS News Mobile, and WABC-TV New York. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
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