2017 NAB Show Preview: Weather systems for broadcast

Weather is, and always has been, one of the key differentiators a local broadcaster can use to stand out in a market.

From precision radar, Mega Predictor Doppler XD anyone?, to enhanced presentation tools like augmented reality and social alerts, weather solutions for broadcasters continue to adapt to a cross-platform experience, embracing OTT.

Included in our 5 Trends at Watch at NAB, this year we’ll see a host of new weather tools. Here are some of the top ones to consider visiting at NAB.


South Hall (Lower) – #SL6816

Continuing to enhance its StormDirector+ platform, which debuted during last year’s NAB Show, AccuWeather will showcase new hyper-realistic 3D elements, workflow enhancements through template-driven scenes and more social media integration. Learn More


Central Hall – #C6920

With the addition of machine learning and advanced hand tracking, Baron’s Lynx weather system continues to add additional features for local broadcasters while focusing on exclusive content and differentiation. Learn More


South Hall (Lower) – SL1210


ChyronHego will debut the latest updates to the Camio Universe, including Metacast during NAB, along with enhanced augmented reality and virtual reality options. Learn More

The Weather Company

South Hall (Lower) – #SL4711

IBM brings the power of Watson to The Weather Company, while focusing on monetization, mobile and augmented reality.


South Hall (Lower) – #SL2416

New for this year, Vizrt will demonstrate its single-box weather alerts solution, which aims to manage, control and automate the display of vital information from a simple interface. Learn More