Companies to Work Together to Provide Real-Time Access of Weather and News for Digital Signage Displays
Buffalo, NY (August 26, 2008) – RidgeLogic Development, a developer of digital signage software for single locations, has signed an agreement with AccuWeather.com, the World’s Weather AuthorityA®, to distribute real-time weather and news feeds to users of their SceneStudioTM digital signage software application.
AccuWeather.com offers highly localized, accurate, reliable, and quality-controlled weather forecasts for more than 2.7 million locations worldwide. Featuring animated Doppler radars, eye-catching videos and timely news, sports and unique health indices, AccuWeather.com content fits all popular display platforms, screen formats and delivery methods.
Using SceneStudio, real-time weather, news and health content from AccuWeather.com can be displayed in user-defined regions of an output display. “Adding weather, news and health content is a great practice because it increases the probability of getting your core message noticed by the intended audience,”? says Jack Boyczuk, President of RidgeLogic. “AccuWeather.com is also a brand people trust and respect and they provide visually appealing content that’s optimized for use with digital signage.”?
“We’re very pleased to be working with RidgeLogic because they are building a presence in a segment of the digital signage industry that offers room for enormous continued growth,”? says Scott Homan, Senior Meteorologist and Director of Out-of-Home Media at AccuWeather. “Lobby signage solutions for small and medium businesses represent a major opportunity and we look forward to helping RidgeLogic build their business in this market segment as the industry matures.”?
RidgeLogic Development provides digital signage software applications, content design and programming services to meet the specific needs of end users, resellers and OEM partners. RidgeLogic is committed to allowing its consumers to utilize non-technical personnel to create or edit content and schedule it for playback, resulting in a digital signage solution that stays fresh and relevant.
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About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, The World’s Weather AuthorityA®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 110 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, in print and on digital signage. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 20,000 third–party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC’s owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Visit
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