AccuWeather Global Weather Center, April 7, 2014 - AccuWeather, Inc. has accepted an invitation to participate in the Microsoft Corp. Perceptive Pixel Pilot Partner Program. The official agreement allows AccuWeather, as one of a select number of program partners, to bring Microsoft's latest touchscreen products to its broad range of business partners and customers that span across a variety of industries.
With the addition of Perceptive Pixel devices to its product lines, AccuWeather now provides enhanced touchscreen performance to its StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen Solution - a turnkey presentation solution for broadcasters, businesses, and venues, powered by a proprietary suite of specialized applications. StoryTeller allows users to easily build and deliver interactive stories and presentations. With specialized apps for traffic, crime, media, weather, and social media, it's an invaluable tool for newsrooms, public venues, and corporate meetings. Additional applications for timelines, mapping, 3D modeling, and more provide the flexibility for creating engaging interactive content on virtually any topic.
"We're extremely pleased to be selected to represent Microsoft's Perceptive Pixel products," said Ryan Ayres, vice president of AccuWeather Display Systems and Services. "We believe these new 55" and 82" touchscreen displays will deliver the highest performance and responsiveness to our broadcast clients and business partners who rely on AccuWeather's StoryTeller platform and software. For anyone looking for ultimate touchscreen performance combined with the ability to easily import or create dynamic interactive content, our StoryTeller system and software, combined with Perceptive Pixel devices, are simply the best combination out there.
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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.
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As Halloween approaches, rain looms for part of the U.S. from the Deep South to the Great Lakes, threatening unwanted surprises for Halloween parades and trick-or-treating through the holiday. Prepared parents, goblins, and ghouls are including AccuWeather MinuteCast® as part of this year’s trick-or-treat and parade preparedness kits to stay safe and keep costumes dry, a top-tech must-have to stay informed on hyper-local Halloween weather updates with Superior Accuracy. MinuteCast is exclusively available on AccuWeather’s award-winning mobile apps and AccuWeather.com web and mobile sites, free to all users.
AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), for the third year in a row, has recognized AccuWeather with digital awards -- a Gold award for the AccuWeather iOS app and Silver award for the AccuWeather Android app. The W3 Awards are the most recent among numerous accolades that recognize AccuWeather's success in providing the best weather app experience with Superior Accuracy, personalizing the weather so people can improve their lives.
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AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced veteran on-air personality, senior meteorologist, and executive producer Bernie Rayno has been promoted to Chief Video Meteorologist. In his new position, Rayno will apply his long-standing expertise in meteorology and broadcasting to guide AccuWeather Network content. In his 25-year tenure with AccuWeather, Bernie has been a driving force for AccuWeather's on-air, web, and mobile weather videos and a leader on the new and rapidly growing AccuWeather Network.
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