AccuWeather Expands Digital Leadership in Wearables at Mobile World Congress 2015

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced its uniquely personalized and accurate global weather information is helping to power connected devices worldwide and offering users actionable insight into personal decisions related to their health and safety. David Mitchell, AccuWeather Vice President of Digital Media – Emerging Platforms is participating as a panelist in Wearable World at Mobile World Congress 2015. The “Connectivity 2020: Use Cases for Wearables and IoT” panel is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:00pm in Barcelona, Spain at Makers of Barcelona.

“AccuWeather is committed to providing the most accurate and contextually relevant weather news and information for people on the go wherever they go,” said David Mitchell, Vice President of Digital Media, Emerging Platforms for AccuWeather. “New emerging devices and platforms are making connected data easier than ever to access and use. AccuWeather is dedicated to providing forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ regardless of the interface,” Mitchell said. “From smartphones and tablets to wearables, connected televisions, cars, and homes, AccuWeather is the leader in bringing people personalized weather news and information they need to improve their lives while also enhancing their experience with our trusted weather content across all mediums.”

A digital leader across existing and emerging platforms, AccuWeather partners with the world’s largest connected device manufacturers and platforms and is the preferred weather choice on an estimated billion and a half mobile and other devices. AccuWeather serves over 9.5 billion data requests each day globally through news and weather content accessed through AccuWeather.com web and mobile sites, as well as through its suite of award-winning mobile applications accessible from all major mobile platforms and connected devices worldwide. AccuWeather content is available in 100+ languages and dialects for all locations on Earth.

AccuWeather’s portfolio of weather news and content includes patented MinuteCast® technology, providing users with personalized hyper-local minute-by-minute weather updates for their exact street address or GPS locations, in addition to severe weather alerts and lifestyle weather forecasts that inform users on how weather will impact their personal interests, such as golfing or running, and health concerns, such as migraines or allergies.

Tickets are available to see David Mitchell speak at Wearable World Mobile World Congress on Wednesday, March 4 and may be ordered in advance online.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather’s CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world’s most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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