STATE COLLEGE, PA - June 6, 2012 - AccuWeather, creator of StoryTeller™, Interactive Touchscreen System, today announced the placement of StoryTeller in the studios of Altitude , allowing them to enhance their studio productions and Bring Any Story to Life™.
StoryTeller engages viewers by putting all the elements of any news story literally at one's fingertips. With full telestration capabilities, as well as slow motion video playback, Altitude will be able to explain stories in a clear and conversational style while highlighting key plays on any display screen.
"We are thrilled to incorporate this technology into our broadcasts and bring our fans the highest quality product available" stated Kim Carver, President and CEO of Altitude Sports & Entertainment.
"StoryTeller allows Altitude to engage viewers by presenting segments with cutting-edge technology," said Ryan Ayres, Vice President, Display Systems and Services at AccuWeather. "It further expands their capability to bring a lively, interactive look to all the types of stories that their viewers have come to expect."
StoryTeller™ is the secret to fresh, lively, personalized presentations that speak directly to audiences and allow your on-air talent to present information in a highly visual and advanced way. It incorporates a consistent interface and is easy to use for all story topics, be it breaking news, sports, elections, finance, traffic or weather. With StoryTeller, a presenter quickly incorporates live HD and SD video, images, movies, and web content as the story unfolds in real time. StoryTeller is screen-independent and will work with touchscreens of all sizes and manufacturers, and even with existing touchscreen hardware.
About AccuWeather, Inc., and AccuWeather.com: Every day nearly half a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides the most accurate and detailed hourly forecasts for every location where people live and work worldwide (more than 2.7 million locations), with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, wired and mobile internet sites, and smart TVs and appliances, as well as on radio and television and in newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers - recognized as one of the top 528 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 and weather content and video for more than 50,000 third-party websites, including The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, and The New York Times.
About Altitude Sports & Entertainment: Seen in more than 3.1 million homes in a 10 state territory, Altitude is the television home of the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Mammoth, Colorado Eagles, Denver Outlaws, the Big Sky Conference, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, ESPN Syndication (including Big 12 Conference and Western Athletic Conference events,) as well as other local and regional sports, entertainment and public service programming. A full list of Altitude programming and other information can be found at www.altitude.tv.
Despite stories to the contrary from sources not connected to the actual information, if a user opts out of location tracking on AccuWeather, no GPS coordinates are collected or passed without further opt-in permission from the user. Other data, such as Wi-Fi network information that is not user information, was for a short period available on the Reveal SDK, but was unused by AccuWeather. In fact, AccuWeather was unaware the data was available to it. Accordingly, at no point was the data used by AccuWeather for any purpose. AccuWeather and Reveal Mobile are committed to following the standards and best practices of the industry. We also recognize this is a quickly evolving field and what is best practice one day may change the next. Accordingly, we work to update our practices regularly.
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