AccuWeather to demo latest updates to StormDirector+ at NAB
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The technology, which will be demoed in booth #SL6816, includes:
- Fast, easy-to-use, and unique template-driven scenes and weather presentation tools, providing the cornerstone for the most interactive weather presentations from every day coverage to severe breaking weather.
- Hyper-realistic 3D views of the forecast exclusively available from AccuWeather, integrating high-resolution mapping and buildings, detailed weather conditions, interactive touchscreen controls, and more to deliver the most impactful, modern weather presentations that appeal to digitally-savvy viewers.
- Additional critical functionality and precise weather datasets including high-resolution GOES-R satellite, single site radar reflectivity, and velocity data to identify and pinpoint severe weather in advance of the storm.
- Expanded, diverse presentation formats based on rapidly-changing weather conditions to keep content current, fresh, and engaging for viewers.
- Real-time social media integration to engage viewers in two-way conversations by featuring social media updates as severe weather strikes, turning the audience into “storm spotters” on the air to drive engagement.
- Time lapse creation, integrating a station’s live web cameras and creating turnkey, high quality animations over time to dynamically show how weather has progressed throughout the day.
- One-stop integration into StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen Solution by AccuWeather, seamlessly incorporating StormDirector+ local weather information and updates into the only complete, interactive touchscreen solution for the entire presentation including news, sports, traffic, social media, crime, live audience polling, user-generated content (UGC), election results, customizable mapping, and more.
In a release, AccuWeather notes other announcements will be made at the show regarding StormDirector+.
The weather system debuted at the 2016 NAB Show, providing local stations a new option for weather graphics and weather data.