Live Weather Android TV App Channel
The Weather Network, which offers multi-platform weather information services, announced Monday the launch of The Weather Network Android TV app.
It brings weather information and forecasting technology to Google’s new TV platform. Designed specifically for Android TV, The Weather Network Android TV app draws on the service’s native features, allowing for rapid discovery of detailed and personalized content through its interactive app and first-to-market live weather video content.
The app consists of both a live channel and an interactive feature. With a click of a television remote, users have access to key weather data and alerts through a simple user interface. Designed for an up to 10-foot TV viewing experience, key features include:
IP targeted localized forecasts: Available for both the Live Channel and interactive app, personalized and localized forecasts are available, showing current and upcoming weather conditions.
PointCast technology: Available for both the Live Channel and interactive app, PointCast technology provides weather information as close as 0.6 miles of where you are using a US zip code.
Enhanced weather content: Current, Hourly, 36 Hours and 14 Day forecasts are provided for a user’s favorite locations.
Video gallery: A collection of video on demand clips, including a Global Force of Nature video series, showcase images of the latest active and major weather events happening around the world.
User submitted content: Scroll through or auto play users’ photos submitted from around the world.
Weather, Radar and Traffic Flow maps: With support from pan and zoom functionality, users can keep an eye on up-to-date weather, radar and traffic maps.
Voice control: Using simple voice commands, weather, videos and photos are searchable via voice activation.