AccuWeather Expands Global Reach with Android TV App Launch

May 25, 2017; 6:57 AM

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AccuWeather's critical weather updates and information with Superior Accuracy now available through hyper-local, customizable new TV app.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - May 25, 2017 -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the launch of the new AccuWeather app for Android TV. The highly customizable app delivers a unique, interactive weather experience to Android TV viewers and further expands AccuWeather's cross-platform reach, as users rely on AccuWeather's well-documented Superior Accuracy(TM) across devices and locations worldwide.

The AccuWeather app for Android TV provides users with exclusive patented AccuWeather MinuteCast(R) minute-by-minute forecasts with precipitation type and intensity for the next two hours, as well as start and end times, hyper-localized to a user's exact viewing location.

The app gives users access to the most extensive library of breaking weather videos, ranging from on-site severe weather reports to in-studio forecasts. The new app also features customizable hyper-local weather forecasts including RealFeel(R) temperature, current conditions, and more, as well as severe weather warnings to keep people informed and safe. Users have the ability to tailor their app theme, allowing them to adapt the screen background based on lighting conditions and preferences for the most personalized weather experience. Available in over 30 languages, the innovative app allows Android TV users to access the most accurate, actionable weather intelligence and updates worldwide.

"The new AccuWeather app for Android TV provides viewers with the most accurate, personalized weather experience available in the world," said Steven Smith, President of Digital Media at AccuWeather. "AccuWeather is proud to expand our partnership with Google through the Android TV platform, joining together to save more lives and help people plan their days."

AccuWeather and Google have a long-standing partnership, collaborating to bring the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world to Android customers. The AccuWeather app for Android is available on all Android phones and tablets, along with the recently launched Android Wear 2.0.

The AccuWeather app for Android TV is available in the Google Play Store.

About AccuWeather, Inc.

Over 1.5 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hour-by-hour and minute-by-minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy(TM) with customized content and engaging video presentations available through smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via AccuWeather.com, award winning AccuWeather apps, connected TVs, wearables, smart homes, and connected cars, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, Chairman, and President 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 book - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as weather news, content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather's CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world's most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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