AccuWeather Expands Leadership in Emerging Digital Platforms with AT&T Drive

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information and digital media, today announced its critical and unique weather information is helping to power AT&T Drive. David Mitchell, AccuWeather Vice President of Digital Media, Emerging Platforms is participating as a panelist in the 2015 AT&T Developer Summit. The “Developing Content for the Connected Car: A Developer’s Perspective” panel is scheduled for Monday, January 5, 2015 from 4:00-4:45pm at The Palms® Casino Resort Las Vegas.

AccuWeather for AT&T Drive provides localized current conditions, hourly, and five-day forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ to motorists on the go. The AccuWeather app warns about inclement conditions affecting their route, helps drivers plan and time their trips, and ultimately makes for better and safer journeys.

“We are proud to collaborate with AT&T and be a part of the AT&T Drive connected car platform,” said David Mitchell, AccuWeather Vice President of Digital Media, Emerging Platforms. “As the leading provider of digital weather information globally, we are committed to providing the most accurate and relevant weather news and information for people wherever they go. Through our AT&T collaboration, we are helping define the future of the vital connected car industry by offering localized weather information and severe warnings that provide a safer and better driving experience.”

AT&T Drive is the company’s connected car platform – a modular, global solution that allows automakers to pick and choose what services and capabilities are important to them in order to differentiate their solutions in the marketplace. From connectivity and billing solutions to data analytics and infotainment, AT&T Drive allows automakers and developers to implement their own innovative and customized connected car solutions. By integrating AccuWeather unique technology that allows for location specific weather, and is recognized for its uniqueness through hundreds of government issued patents, AT&T provides a reliable solution to connect with customers globally. This solution helps to create, develop, secure, and protect the processes of transmitting user-specific, location-specific, and location-aware content.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and

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.