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.
AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, and Huafeng Media Group, the commercial weather media company owned by the China Meteorological Administration, have formed a unique one-of-a-kind joint venture for the distribution of enhanced weather information in China. The partnership expands AccuWeather's forecast locations and offers people throughout China enhanced weather forecasts of many kinds never before available in China.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, has been recognized with a Governor's ImPAct Award, a result of the company's global leadership, expansive reach, and continued growth. The award is in the Export Impact category in recognition of AccuWeather as "a company that has significantly increased its export sales" and consequently has brought outside revenue and new jobs to Pennsylvania.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced an exciting new sweepstakes event May 1 - 20. The AccuWeather "20 Days of Giveaways" sweepstakes invites users to enter each day for a chance to win on the AccuWeather Facebook page.
Barry Lee Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, has been asked by MediaPost to give a Keynote Interview at the Publishing Insiders Summit on the strengths and opportunities of data-driven advertising for publishers and advertisers.
Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President, and Chairman of AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, will be presenting one of the Keynote Presentations at The Big Data Innovation San Jose 2015 summit, hosted by Innovation Enterprise, today at the San Jose Convention Center. In the presentation, Dr. Myers will share his insights on the challenges of big data and the age of transformative innovation and his views on the keys to success and growth during this period of rapid and dramatic change.
AccuWeather, Inc., a global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced its Apple Watch app is now available – offering important, life-saving, on-the-go weather information and alerts with Superior Accuracy instantly and easily accessible to Apple Watch users worldwide.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, is pleased to announce that Marie Svet, AccuWeather Chief Revenue Officer, has garnered a prestigious 2015 Top Women in Digital -- Corporate Visionary Award from Cynopsis Media. Cynopsis presents this award to "the women who are making it happen, whether in the trenches or at the leading edge of the digital world".
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, presents an interactive polling application for the StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution, providing real-time viewer feedback and polling results at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show this week.
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, is bringing a new type of forecasting to the revolutionary StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution with the addition of the Ascel Bio, Inc’s Disease Forecast application.
StoryTeller’s Social Media application now provides local search capabilities to quickly report the local social media pulse on trending topics across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Plus. Enhanced search feature capabilities save time, efficiently honing in on topics of interest through new multiple hashtag, keyword, and location search functionality, screening, and aggregating user content. Broadcasters also easily integrate social media videos, photos, and audio from any workstation to quickly bring each story to life.