AccuWeather Brings World Class Weather to Windows Phone 7 Users
21-Mar-2011 | News-Press Release
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. March 21, 2011 – AccuWeather.com,
the world's leading multimedia weather information source, today previewed its
AccuWeather.com application for Windows Phone 7. AccuWeather for Windows Phone
7 will be available for download from the Windows Phone Marketplace in Q2 2011.
“AccuWeather for Windows Phone 7
will offer accurate, localized, and detailed weather news and information in a
modern and clean format," said Pascal Racheneur, AccuWeather Vice
President of Interactive Media. "Complete with interactive panoramic
views, easy swiping between your favorite locations, and Bing maps, the app
uses the rich Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools to create a dynamic application
that provides users with easy access to everything they need to plan their
and localized forecasts for all global locations. Updated every hour,
forecasts include the most detailed hourly forecasts for the next
twenty-four hours, plus day and night weather forecasts and information
for the next ten days.
views with easy swiping between stored locations.
WeatherAlarms for all global locations.
Weather Alerts for the U.S. - visible from all screens.
weather displays, including animated radar and satellite maps, interactive
Bing Maps, and current, broadcast-quality weather videos with many
available in both English and Spanish.
lifestyle forecasts, such as conditions for specific sports and other
"Windows Phone 7 is backed by
an innovative developer ecosystem that is creating a variety of quality apps
and games, like AccuWeather, that take advantage of the phone's unique features
and design," said Todd Brix, senior director, Windows Phone Marketplace,
Microsoft Corp. "AccuWeather, with its integration of Bing Maps and use of
panorama, is a great example of the rich applications that people will find on
Windows Phone Marketplace to get the most out of their phone," he
application will be previewed in the Microsoft booth at International CTIA
Wireless 2011 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center March
Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Empowering You to Be the Best™, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts
and severe weather bulletins each day to one quarter of a billion persons
worldwide via the free AccuWeather.com website, mobile devices and IPTV,
through the airwaves, and in print. The 116 meteorologists at AccuWeather also
deliver a portfolio of customized enterprise solutions to media, business,
government, and institutions, as well as providing content for more than 50,000
third-party Internet sites, including the wallstreetjournal.com, CBS News Mobile,
and WABC-TV New York. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
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