WHAT: Each year, unfavorable weather conditions are directly responsible for more than 6,000 traffic fatalities in the United States and 1.25 million globally. Weather is the cause of more than 1 million automobile accidents in the United States annually. Although the majority of weather-caused accidents are not fatal, there are tens of thousands of people who suffer serious injury, bodily harm, and even paralysis in addition to the automobile deaths officially attributed to the weather in the United States and worldwide.
AccuWeather Go™ provides the next level of personalized weather innovation for travelers to keep them informed and safe on the road. AccuWeather invites you to get a first-look at this industry-leading smart weather technology at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.
AccuWeather’s multi-point API seamlessly integrates patented AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute-by-Minute hyper-local forecast data with navigation services based on a user’s specific route, at every point and time along the way. It gives users increased situational awareness when weather -- and the severity and duration of that weather -- will impact their journey – down to the minute and exact GPS location.
To stay ahead of the weather, users will rely on AccuWeather Go for the most accurate local weather information and real-time updates customized to their route, exclusively from AccuWeather.
WHO: Recognized as the most trusted source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, AccuWeather saves lives and protects property through its well-documented record of Superior Accuracy™.
WHERE: 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, NV - Meetings available by appointment
WHEN: January 9-12, 2018
WHY: Preview AccuWeather’s proprietary new technology and learn how AccuWeather is revolutionizing the connected car experience to keep travelers safe.
CONTACT: For interviews and previews before or at CES 2018, contact AccuWeather Public Relations Manager Justin Roberti: 814.235.8756 or Roberti@AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather interview contacts:
David Mitchell, AccuWeather Vice President of Digital Media, Emerging Platforms
Mike Welsh, AccuWeather Director of Global Business Development, Emerging Platforms
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