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The Weather Channel Companies Acquire Weather Underground
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“Everyone in the weather space is familiar with the strength of Weather Underground and its innovative method of presenting weather data. Weather Underground will add a great complementary, brand...

Pablo BracciniJul 03, 2012 03:11 am GMT925 views
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The Weather Channel Companies Acquire Weather Underground
The Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Social: Crowdsourced Local Weather Related Tweets Now Available
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

If you have an iPhone, The Weather Channel 4.0.0 app update includes a new “Social” tab at the bottom that provides access to weather related tweets from the surrounding area. The Weather...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 12, 2011 10:35 pm GMT1517 views
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The Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Social: Crowdsourced Local Weather Related Tweets Now Available
WWI-Era Ships Enlisted as Climate Guideposts
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Scientists at oxford University are today announcing the 'Old Weather" project which uses crowd-sourcing technology, volunteers and British naval ships from the World War 1 era....

Akanksha MallOct 14, 2010 03:09 am GMT1246 views
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WWI-Era Ships Enlisted as Climate Guideposts
Crowdsourcing Historical Ship Weather Logs
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Scientists are now "crowdsourcing" the transcription of various historical ship weather logs(which, because handwritten in cursive, cannot be read by Optical Character Recognition...

Benjamin FosselDec 02, 2010 01:52 am GMT1041 views
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Crowdsourcing Historical Ship Weather Logs
Get Real-Time, Accurate, Crowdsourced Weather Forecasts With New Social App
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The idea behind Metwit is that crowdsourced weather updates can be more trustworthy and accurate compared to traditional weather forecasts that can be unrefined and relatively inaccurate. Users can...

Pablo BracciniJan 31, 2012 08:06 pm GMT1072 views
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Get Real-Time, Accurate, Crowdsourced Weather Forecasts With New Social App
Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
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Ourcast provides detailed, hyperlocal forecasts based on a new type of statistical modeling that uses real-time radar data and weather station readings provided by 20,000 volunteers across the U.S....

Samuel BennettApr 19, 2012 12:36 am GMT1561 views
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Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
Weathermob Nabs Funding To Make Sharing Weather Reports More Social
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Founder Julia LeStage tells that each crowdsourced Weathermob report attracts an average of 2.5 comments. Within the app, you can see local weather reports in your location, or search for reports...

Fiona MaresApr 29, 2012 09:51 pm GMT883 views
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Weathermob Nabs Funding To Make Sharing Weather Reports More Social
Nice Move: The Weather Channel Buys Weather Underground To Sharpen Focus On Digital
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The Weather Channel has acquired pioneering online weather service Weather Underground for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced today. The deal is expected to close in several weeks.This...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 03, 2012 05:31 am GMT875 views
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Nice Move: The Weather Channel Buys Weather Underground To Sharpen Focus On Digital
The Weather Channel Buys Up the Crowdsourced Weather Underground
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According to a blog post by Co-Founder Jeff Masters; "The plan is to make both wunderground.com and weather.com stronger, by sharing content and infrastructure. Many Weather...

Adam FrazerJul 07, 2012 03:49 am GMT1124 views
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The Weather Channel Buys Up the Crowdsourced Weather Underground
Apps Taking a Crowdsourced Approach to Reporting the Weather
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Another startup on the scene is seven-month-old Metwit, a social weather app developed at Dubai startup accelerator SeedStartup. Headquartered in Italy, founders Mike Ruini, Duccio Catalioto,...

Pablo BracciniOct 22, 2012 02:53 am GMT1435 views
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 Apps Taking a Crowdsourced Approach to Reporting the Weather
Scientists crowdsource atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts
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The atmospheric scientists at the University of Washington try to crowdsource data using PressureNet, a free app that works on certain Android devices. Cliff Mass, a UW professor of atmospheric...

Pablo BracciniFeb 06, 2013 11:17 pm GMT1231 views
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Scientists crowdsource atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts
Weendy, An Extreme Sports App That Merges Crowdsourced And Actual Weather Data, Gets $240K Led By Archimedes
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One of the unique elements of the crowdsourcing tool - Weendy is how it turns extreme sports — already a clubbable pursuit — into something of a social network in itself. Those who sign up to...

Benjamin FosselFeb 15, 2013 11:44 am GMT2121 views
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Weendy, An Extreme Sports App That Merges Crowdsourced And Actual Weather Data, Gets $240K Led By Archimedes
Weather forecasts crowdsourced from smartphones
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pressureNET , a crowdsourcing tool designed to collect data from Android phones and submit it to meteorological researchers for better forecasting. Interested users begin by downloading...

Benjamin FosselApr 05, 2013 06:10 am GMT1805 views
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Weather forecasts crowdsourced from smartphones
Sky Motion Research Integrates Crowdsourced Weather Observations into Proprietary Nowcasting Technology
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The crowdsourcing platform also benefits from inheriting the large database of users who have downloaded previous versions of SkyMotion. "We're addressing issues that have plagued...

Pablo BracciniMay 09, 2013 01:31 am GMT896 views
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Sky Motion Research Integrates Crowdsourced Weather Observations into Proprietary Nowcasting Technology
Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D
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Minutely is the new crowdsourcing app and rebranding from a company called Ourcast, which had previously raised $1.3 million and launched a weather app by the same name back in April 2012. What’s...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 06, 2013 01:27 am GMT700 views
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Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D
OpenSignal’s weather crowdsourcing program will get a boost from a pocketable climate sensor
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

OpenSignal is now looking to the next phase of its weather crowdsourcing program. With a new fob sensor created by Kickstarter project StormTag, OpenSignal wants to broaden the base of smartphones...

Jason RobbinsJul 19, 2014 05:45 am GMT485 views
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OpenSignal’s weather crowdsourcing program will get a boost from a pocketable climate sensor
BloomSky Tests World's First App-Enabled Personal Smart Weather Station in San Francisco
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BloomSky, developer of the world's first personal smart weather station, announced the launch of beta testing for its new outdoor module, which is equipped with a high definition (HD)...

Adam FrazerJul 20, 2014 06:14 am GMT726 views
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BloomSky Tests World's First App-Enabled Personal Smart Weather Station in San Francisco
Montreal-based SkyMotion app offers local by-the-minute weather forecasts
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

SkyMotion is also encouraging crowdsourcing and hopes users will get in the habit of filing on-the-ground weather reports to supplement its data. “The more observations you have the better, the...

Harshida PatelJul 31, 2014 12:34 pm GMT271 views
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Montreal-based SkyMotion app offers local by-the-minute weather forecasts
Weddar Makes Weather Reporting a Social Affair
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With Weddar and through crowdsourcing people helping each other with accurate and personal reports into a powerful output thing.

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 26, 2011 07:40 am GMT2585 views
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Weddar Makes Weather Reporting a Social Affair
Nominee: Old Weather
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Old Weather is a Zooniverse Project . This is a collaboration between a diverse collection of people and institutions.

Jayne AnnNov 29, 2011 02:51 am GMT825 views
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Nominee: Old Weather
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