STATE COLLEGE, PA - February 22, 2010 - AccuWeather.com, the World's Weather Authority®, announced today their partnership with Respario Digital Advertising Group to provide AccuWeather.com's content for digital signage. The collaboration gives Respario's customers access to AccuWeather.com's compelling real-time weather, health and news content delivered to their digital signage networks. The most recent deployment of the AccuWeather.com content is on Cardinal Health's Pharmacy Health Network™.
AccuWeather.com and Respario are offering content modules designed to attract viewers to digital signage screens within the Pharmacy Health Network™. This retail pharmacy digital signage network provides advertisers with access to millions of health-conscious consumers each month at pharmacies nationwide.
"AccuWeather.com's content attracts and retains customers' attention because it helps those who are waiting for prescriptions make proper choices when it comes to their healthcare needs," said Scott Homan, Expert Senior Meteorologist and Executive Director of out-of-home media for AccuWeather.com. "Partnering with Respario has allowed relevant messaging to be deployed in places where it can really make a difference for consumers and advertisers alike."
The modules feature AccuWeather.com's highly localized, accurate, reliable, and quality-controlled weather forecasts for more than 2.7 million locations worldwide. Available in a variety of customizable formats and multiple delivery methods to accommodate all major display platforms, AccuWeather.com's content is fully licensed for digital signage applications.
Respario manages state-of-the-art technology, content design and creation services, turnkey project management, and measurement services to launch digital signage networks. Combined with AccuWeather.com's content, this strategic partnership allows them to provide a robust solution to digital signage networks and to reach consumers with dynamic content in pharmacies at the point-of-influence.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com AccuWeather, The World's Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 125 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, in print and on digital signage. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 50,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC's owned and operated stations and washingtonpost.com. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
About Respario Based in Addison (Dallas), TX, Respario Digital Advertising Group manages the technology, content, and project management components required to effectively and efficiently launch digital signage networks. With a focus on the customer experience, Respario designs and sources content and programming that is engaging, educational, and provides a return on investment through advertising at the point-ofinfluence. The Respario portfolio of products and services include an in-house state-of-the-art digital signage network operations center, turnkey project management, specification and procurement of technology, media design, content aggregation, and advertising sales. Respario has garnered the attention of a diverse base of companies in several vertical markets including healthcare and retail. For more information, please visit www.digitaladgroup.com
About Cardinal Health Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is an $87 billion, global company serving the health care industry with products and services that help hospitals, physician offices and pharmacies reduce costs, improve safety, productivity and profitability, and deliver better care to patients. With a focus on making supply chains more efficient, reducing hospital-acquired infections and breaking the cycle of harmful medication errors, Cardinal Health develops market leading technologies, including Alaris® IV pumps, Pyxis® automated dispensing systems, MedMined™ infection surveillance services and the CareFusion™ patient identification system. The company also manufactures medical and surgical products and is one of the largest distributors of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies worldwide. Ranked No. 19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 40,000 people on five continents. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com.
AccuWeather, the largest and fastest-growing source of weather forecasts and warnings as well as a global leader of digital media and weather-related big data, today announced that Kurt Fulepp has joined its leadership team as Chief Product Officer. Fulepp brings more than a decade of experience as a digital product executive in multiplatform storytelling, product management, content commercialization and cross-platform brand development. He most recently served as Vice President and Digital General Manager of News and Business at Time, Inc.
By providing the most accurate forecasts and warnings, AccuWeather helps save more lives, keeps more people safe, and helps companies plan more effectively in all weather conditions. The AccuWeather Ready initiative takes this commitment even further by providing weather preparedness updates and tools when they matter the most, personalizing the weather so people can improve their lives. As temperatures drop, visit AccuWeather Ready to prepare for what the season has in store.
AccuWeather, the largest and fastest-growing source of weather forecasts and warnings as well as a global leader of digital media and weather-related big data, today announced that attorney Marc Lemberg has joined its leadership team as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Lemberg is former Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Vice President, Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions, for Tyco International.
In an acknowledgment of his legacy of leadership and philanthropy at The Pennsylvania State University and in Central Pennsylvania, AccuWeather Founder, President and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers will be honored at the 41st Annual Renaissance Fund Dinner. The dinner will raise critical scholarship funding for the Dr. Joel N. Myers and Family Renaissance Scholarship Fund, designated for exceptional students with financial challenges who would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend such a preeminent institution of higher learning. The event will be held Wednesday, November 29th at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College.
AccuWeather, the largest and fastest growing source of weather forecasts and warnings as well as a global leader of digital media and weather-related big data, has announced the promotion of Jonathan Porter to Vice President of Business Services and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions. Porter, a member of AccuWeather’s executive team, previously served as Vice President of Innovation and Development.
AccuWeather, a global leader in weather forecasts and warnings, is sending a team of employees to Puerto Rico November 5-8 to distribute urgently needed items to people in the town of Patillas, who are dealing with the impact of Hurricane Maria. The trip is intended to ensure that desperately needed aid gets directly into the hands of people hit hard by this year’s extraordinary hurricane season.
AccuWeather, the largest and fastest growing source of weather forecasts and warnings with Superior Accuracy as well as the global leader of digital media and big data, today announced a Mosquito Zika Risk Index on AccuWeather.com and AccuWeather iOS apps. Availability on the AccuWeather app for Android will follow soon.
AccuWeather, the largest and fastest-growing source of weather forecasts and warnings with Superior Accuracy, has announced it is responding to the extraordinary 2017 hurricane season, with a companywide effort to help victims impacted by Hurricane Maria. The company has made arrangements to adopt the town of Patillas, Puerto Rico, a remote village located in the southern part of the island, as a focus for AccuWeather’s “Rays of Hope” community service initiative.
AccuWeather is pleased to announce that Barry Lee Myers, Chief Executive Officer and member of the AccuWeather Board of Directors, has been listed by President Trump, in an intent to nominate announcement, to serve as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
AccuWeather, the world’s largest and fastest growing source of weather forecasts and warnings with Superior Accuracy as well as the global leader in digital media and big data, today announced a new data milestone of exceeding 30 billion data requests daily, demonstrating that a growing number of people and businesses around the world trust and rely on AccuWeather to save lives, reduce bodily harm, protect property and help them get more from their day.