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AccuWeather expands global reach with Android TV app launch

May 25, 2017

AccuWeather, a global player in weather information and digital media, has announced the launch of the new AccuWeather app for Android TV.  The highly customisable app delivers a unique, interactive weather experience to Android TV viewers and further expands AccuWeather’s cross-platform reach, as users rely on AccuWeather’s Superior Accuracy across devices and locations worldwide.
The AccuWeather app for Android TV provides users with exclusive patented AccuWeather MinuteCast minute-by-minute forecasts with precipitation type and intensity for the next two hours, as well as start and end times, hyper-localised to a user’s exact viewing location.
The app gives users access to the most extensive library of breaking weather videos, ranging from on-site severe weather reports to in-studio forecasts.  The new app also features customizable hyper-local weather forecasts including RealFeel temperature, current conditions, and more, as well as severe weather alerts to keep people informed and safe. Users have the ability to tailor their app theme, allowing them to adapt the screen background based on lighting conditions and preferences for the most personalised weather experience.  Available in over 30 languages, the innovative app allows Android TV users to access the most accurate, actionable weather information and updates worldwide.
“The new AccuWeather app for Android TV provides viewers with the most accurate, personalized weather experience available in the world,” said Steven Smith, President of Digital Media at AccuWeather.  “AccuWeather is proud to expand our partnership with Google through the Android TV platform, joining together to save more lives.”
AccuWeather and Google have a long-standing partnership, collaborating to bring the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world to Android customers.  The AccuWeather app for Android is available on all Android phones and tablets, along with the recently launched Android Wear 2.0.

The AccuWeather app for Android TV app is available in the Google Play Store.

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