WEATHER UNDERGROUND LAUNCHES THE FIRST WEATHER APP ON THE ROKU DIGITAL VIDEO PLAYER PLATFORM
San Francisco, December 14, 2010 - Weather Underground, the nation’s first online weather service, is pleased to announce the availability of its weather app for Roku, maker of the best-selling and award-winning Roku streaming player.
The app supplies Roku users with the most up-to-date and localized weather information available. With a network of over 17,000 personal weather stations across the globe, Weather Underground provides real-time data, updating as often as every two and a half seconds from the closest neighborhood weather station. Users may also view current weather conditions from live web cams across the world.
In addition, the app contains geo-locating capabilities and provides 5-day forecasts, animated radar and satellite, and weather warnings.
“We are delighted to be the first weather app on Roku and to provide its users with access to the world’s reliable weather data,” said Alan Steremberg, President of Weather Underground. “We are always looking for evolving technologies that can showcase our weather data in a dynamic and engaging way.”
For more information about how to download the Roku app please go to: http://www.wunderground.com/roku.
About Weather Underground
The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. The company's state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With over 17,000 users contributing local observations from personal weather stations, Weather Underground is able to provide up-to-the-minute weather conditions for the most finely targeted areas. In addition to serving free online weather information to millions of unique users every month, Weather Underground delivers custom-designed weather page solutions to an array of businesses and media clients - both online and in print.